Written by and for parents living in the Berkshires, and those stopping by for a day (or week or month) or two.

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WHO IS YOUR AUDIENCE : Begun in June of 2012 by Berkshire County blogger, writer and mom Kelly Bevan McIlquham, Berkshire Family Focus is your one-stop source for family activities, events and more in the Berkshires of Massachusetts. From kid-friendly theater to family-focused museum exhibits, outdoor activities and more, we provide an up-to-date calendar of it all. Whether from the Berkshires or just visiting you are sure to find something to satisfy and entertain every member of your family in this online resource and guide. To have your event, business or family-friendly organization featured here, send press releases and detailed information to info@berkshirefamilyfocus.com.

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Our Team


Kelly McIlquham

Contributing Authors

Hannah Barrett is a freelance writer, tutor, former teacher and local mom raised in Berkshire County and watching her children grow up in the Berkshires.

Mary Collins George was born and raised in the Berkshires and is now raising her two children with her husband Chris in the region where she grew up. A former math and physics teacher, technology analyst, teleconference producer and business owner, Mary writes our Math Mom and Berkshire Grounds for Play column and contributes to our photo galleries on occasion. To see Mary’s contributions for Berkshire Family Focus see HERE.

Nancy Hopper

Izzy Lenihan

Mike Wheeler

Contributing Photographers


Susan Geller

Miriam Middleton

Lori Parrino

Kaitlyn Pierce


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