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Summer Fun

Fourth of July fireworks, parades and celebrations in NH

Find a local fireworks display or Fourth of July parade near you

Where to pick your own strawberries

Skip the supermarkets and head to a local pick-your-own farm to find super sweet and delicious strawberries

What if it rains?

Here’s a list of some of our favorite educational centers, museums, and indoor play areas.
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What's happening

What to expect when you are expecting baby No. 2

Old pro or not, new babies always bring new surprises

Get acquainted with NH's family-friendly nature preserves

A look at what's happening at some of our favorite nature and environmental centers this summer

Summer road trip itinerary: Concord to Lebanon

Rural beauty and small-town charm make the Lake Sunapee Region a summertime must-see

Summer road trip itinerary: Concord to Littleton

Get ready for peak summer fun from Concord to Littleton

Summer road trip itinerary: Manchester to Keene

Find adventure on Route 101 from Manchester to Keene

7 regions of NH, 7 state parks to visit

Get outdoors! Head to a New Hampshire State Park this summer

Summer road trip itinerary: Seabrook to Portsmouth

Discover why New Hampshire’s 18-mile coastline is the place to be in the summer

Essay Contest

Enter our Young Writers Essay Contest and you could be on our cover.

Winners will be chosen from three age groups: age 6 and younger; age 7-10, and age 11 and older. A winner from each of these age categories will have their essays published in the August issue of Parenting. Additionally, our overall winner will be photographed by Kendal J. Bush Photography for the cover.

More information and the essay question >

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Columnists

What kind of America do you want to live in?

On June 12, hundreds of club-goers went to Pulse Nightclub in Orlando to enjoy a night out. As of press time, 49 of them would be dead — victims of the worst mass shooting in American history.

Beyond white lies and tall tales

When parents should be concerned about their child’s lying behavior

Taste the rainbow this summer

Taste the rainbow this summer

What’s in a name?

Too much creativity if you ask me

The bully pulpit

Bullies aren’t born; they are made. Children aren’t born haters; they learn to hate.
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