Bring Your Own Family was founded on a simple premise:
Cities are a great place to raise a family.
Springfield, Massachusetts is our city and we invite you to make it your city. Whether you live in Springfield, a surrounding community in our metropolitan region, or you are from out of town, we are happy Springfield parents who want to share our passion for where we live with you.
Each month we will bring you family friendly local news, reviews and information from the best places to play to the yummiest places to eat. Our team is also on hand to answer your questions about Springfield, Massachusetts and its region.
Who Reads BYOFamily?
Springfield, MA and its metro region is where BYOFamily calls home. We are parents living and raising kids in your neighborhoods. The Springfield Metropolitan region is blessed to have cities, both big and small, suburbs, rural farming communities, college towns, rivers and lakes, mountains, recreation trails, great food, tons of locally owned businesses, a resilient economy and a base of families that make it all happen. We come in all shapes, colors and sizes. This is a great place to raise a family or visit- BYOFamily today!
Katie Stebbins is the founder of BYOFamily.com. Katie arrived in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1995 to begin a career. A city planner and economic development professional by training, Katie sees BYOFamily as an opportunity to share with the world this beautiful city and region she now calls home.