Summer Slide – Don’t let Summer Reading Loss happen to your family

Posted by Tara, Ziptivity’s Metro Boston Community Ambassador Summer is almost here, and I’m starting to freak out. No, not about what to do with my kids all summer – Ziptivity has me covered in that area. The problem is Summer Reading Loss! I know you’ve heard of this phenomenon:  when kids aren’t in school … Continue reading

Big contributions to Earth Day can come in small packages

Posted by Karly, Ziptivity’s South Shore Community Ambassador This write up is a tribute to Earth Day and all the fun activities that surround it.  Yes, there are plenty of activities to do Friday (official Earth Day) on the South Shore, like Capron Zoo, Blue Bunny Books, and Patriot Place Variety Show.  But let me … Continue reading

A Heartfelt Pin the Tail on the Donkey Story

They called us Pin the Tail on the Donkey.  My brother and me, that is. He is three years older than I am and as far back as I can remember, I followed him EVERYWHERE.  Copied everything he did.  He was popular, good-looking, GREAT sense of humor, the athlete – while I was the geeky, … Continue reading