Christine Koh


I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

Weekend Roundup

Weekend Roundup

Wow, what a week you guys. I am feeling overwhelmed by everything happening in the world while also trying to preserve some normalcy so I'll just get right to the Weekend Roundup. Cuddle your family close this weekend. xo

1. Make some noise for National Kazoo Day by making noisemakers, sound sandwiches, and laughing cups (Acton)

2. Hike the trails and warm up by a roaring fire during the 10th Annual Ward Winter Fun Day (Andover and North Andover)

3. Welcome the New Year of the Rooster by crafting a Lucky Red Rooster Lantern or a finger puppet (Arlington)

4. At Kids in the Kitchen, children roll up their sleeves to prepare, cook, and bake Tu B’shvat inspired creations (Arlington)

5. Boston’s annual Chinese New Year Parade winds through Chinatown (Boston)

6. Ring in the Year of the Rooster with free admission to the MFA, music and dance performances, and hands-on family art-making activities (Boston)

7. Dress up in fairytale costumes, go on a themed scavenger hunt, and enjoy special storytime at Franklin Park Zoo’s Princess Weekend (Boston)

8. The Museum of Science unveils its newest exhibition, Chocolate, exploring every aspect of “the world’s perfect food” (Boston)

9. Spend Corduroy Bear Storytime with Corduroy Himself (Boston)

10. Family Design Day: One Room Mansion explores the elements for living that make a home into a home (Boston)

11. Take in a performance of Billy Elliot the Musical (Boston)

12. It’s time for a Saturday Family Play Date at the ICA -- this month features films, filmmaking, and silly socks (Boston)

13. Get to know Tropical Birds (Boston)

14. Journey below the sea with the Tanglewood Marionettes as they perform The Dragon King in honor of Lunar New Year (Boston)

15. I Spy Butterfly continues at Puppet Showplace Theater (Brookline)

16. Venture into The Enchanted Forest for a misadventure through the woods (Brookline)

17. Savor all things chocolate during the The Legendary 9th Annual Harvard Square Chocolate Festival (Cambridge)

18. LINX Theater stages Anastasia (Dedham)

19. Engage in games, skits, shenanigans, and more at The Poor Yoricks: An Evening of Improv at the Farm (Dover)

20. Build and explore during a Play and Learn Block Party (Hyde Park)

21. Get summer plans settled at the Lexington Summer Camp and Activities Fair (Lexington)

22. Explore an Instrument Petting Zoo (Lexington)

23. Be inspired by the Tanglewood Marionettes’ magical performance of The Fairy Circus (Medford)

24. Jenny the Juggler visits The Center for the Arts Natick (Natick)

25. Have Fun with Animal Footprints and Signs (Natick)

26. Make crafts, art, and music, plus take in a Lion Dance performance, when the Peabody Essex Museum celebrates Lunar New Year (Salem)

27. LEGOLAND™ Discovery Center hosts a Sensory Friendly Event (Somerville)

28. The Stoneham Theatre Winter Festival continues, featuring performances of Mary Poppins, The Emperor’s New Clothes, Sweeney Todd, and The Adventures of Flat Stanley Junior (Stoneham)

29. KAHBAHBLOOM: The Art and Storytelling of Ed Emberley continues to offer an exciting peek into the author/illustrator’s work, along with hands-on opportunities to try his techniques and read his books (Worcester)

30. Mark Chinese New Year with traditional Lion Dance performances, Chinese name art, Chinese origami, and tea (Wrentham)

31. Craft a Valentine’s Game (Multiple Locations)

Weekly Blueprint

Weekly Blueprint

Edit Your Life Episode 67: Chasing Slow

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