Thursday, July 25, 2013

Limited Time Discount for PT Members With Puddlestompers!

Don’t miss this wonderful deal with Puddlestompers for Fall 2013! 

10% off for Parent Talk members for the following:
PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration Fall 2013 Needham Classes
(Ages 2-3 with adult, Ages 3-5 with adult)
Min. 4 children/Max. 9 children
Come explore the wonders of Mother Nature this fall with your young naturalist!  Catch falling leaves and learn why they are red, orange and yellow!  Call out to birds getting ready for their southerly migration!  Search for insects hiding on the forest floor!  Collect acorns for a squirrel feast!  Explore the various amazing open spaces Needham has to offer.  Weekly classes include hands-on nature exploration, active movement and play, snack and a story. Younger siblings, up to age 10 months and in a backpack, are welcome. Exceptions to age groupings may be granted by PUDDLESTOMPERS to allow siblings to take class together.  
Cost: $180 for 9 week session
Location: Various Needham parks
Thursdays  9:30-10:25 2-3 year olds 10/3-11/21
Thursdays  10:30-11:25 3-5 year olds10/3-11/21

Monday, July 22, 2013

Limited Time Discount for PT Members at Kids Fun Stop!!!

Written by Caitlin Moran
Kids Fun Stop Parent Talk Discount
Don’t miss this wonderful deal at Kids Fun Stop! It is only valid through September, so make sure to get a group together and take advantage!

From now through the remainder of the summer and into September, Kids' FUN Stop would like to offer a special rate to Parent Talk members during any of our regular open play hours, 7 days a week! 

We are encouraging moms (dads, nannies, etc) to grab a few friends or form a playgroup & come play at a reduced rate through September 30th. All you need to do is:

* have 6+ kids that will be paid admissions

* Call ahead
* Say you've got a Parent Talk group coming
* Give us a contact name
* That's it! Cost will be just $6 per child ($6 savings per family!)

*For larger groups we may have Semi-Private time available in July/August on a Thursday when we are closed for camps and private events!

Regular Rates: 1 child $12/, 2 kids/$18, 3 kids/24. Non-mobile children are free with older paying sibling.

Hope you'll come play with us soon!

Thanks! Please include a phone number and email if you want to contact

Thursday, July 18, 2013

New Pool in Needham? Meeting Monday night!

The town of Needham is holding a meeting this Monday, July 22 to solicit any vision for the future of Rosemary Pool site.  The Community Center of Needham, Inc. (CCN), also a citizen led community organization has been working to promote new swimming and recreational facilities in Town. Their first priority right now is to advocate for a new swimming pool at the Rosemary Pool site.  If you want a new pool in Needham, please consider supporting their efforts.  There is an important community meeting at Town Hall THIS MONDAY, July 22nd at 7 pm, for citizens to voice their vision for the Rosemary Pool Complex. See the link below to find out more.  Oh!  And there will be free ice cream, too!

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Parent Talk Discounts: More than just the YMCA!

Written by Caitlin Moran

Many of us use our Parent Talk memberships for the 10% off membership dues at the YMCA in Needham. In fact, I see many of you there every morning! However, did you know the wide range of discounts you get just by being a member of Parent Talk?!?! Each month I will highlight several new and previously established discounts that are offered to our members. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE!!!!! You have paid your dues – now get the reward!

  •    NEW  European Wax Center - FREE eyebrow, underarm, or bikini line WAX for new female customers! Or upgrade to a bikini full or Brazilian and get 50% off! FREE eyebrow, ear, or nose wax for men! You MUST mention that you are a Parent Talk member. Located at 244 Needham Street, Newton, or call 617.964.7400.
  •    NEW  Kidville in Wellesley - Sign up for any Kidville Wellesley class and receive 10 free Playspace passes ($100 value) and we'll also waive your annual registration fee ($50 value). (Get a sneak peek at Kidville in Wellesley here.)
  •    B in touch Massage - $10-off Massage Therapy Sessions on Mondays & Tuesdays, any time of day!

If you visit the Member Discounts page by clicking here, you can view all of the Parent Talk discounts, or search by category (fitness, activities/classes, home, clothing, food, retail, sitters/au pairs, spa/hair, photography, tutoring, pets, and other). This should make it easier to find what you are looking for! Happy searching!

About the Author
Caitlin lives in Needham with her husband Brian, son Lincoln, and dog Harper. She is originally from Florida, and came north to study at Boston College. Caitlin was a middle school English teacher before deciding to stay home with her son. She also works as a Local Childcare Coordinator with Cultural Care Au Pair. Being a member of Parent Talk has allowed Caitlin to become more involved in the community and make lifelong friends! She is very active in the group as the Membership Chairperson, but also running the Parent Talk playgroup for her son's age. Caitlin loves spending time with family and friends, making Lincoln laugh, traveling to new and old places, and eating good food.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Vote for Parent Talk in the Red Tricycle Awards!

Parent Talk Red Tricycle Award

Although we never want to return to high school and popularity contests, Parent Talk is in the running for a very cool contest. Red Tricycle is getting the scoop on the best of the best for parents, including groups for Moms and Dads.  A lot of us agree that Parent Talk is the best! 

The voting period will run for seven weeks, from July 1 - August 15 and the business with the most votes in each category will be selected as the winner (Most Awesome!).

What do I do now?

1. Go to the voting page here to cast your vote! Remember to share the link with your fans and friends on Facebook and Twitter.

2. Send an email to your friends, family and fans asking for their vote. Share this on Facebook too through the easy share buttons.

Thanks to everyone who helped get Parent Talk nominated for the award!

Printer Friendly