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4 Body-Positive Lessons for Our Daughters

Way before celebrities like Lena Dunham and Jennifer Lawrence were extolling the virtues of body positivity, we sucked it up and dieted. And way before these same actresses bucked the patriarchy by rejecting the trend of systematic societal body shaming, promulgation of an unattainable body ideal, and tying our lovability and/or self-worth to our size, we […]

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Boston’s Best Bagels

Bagels are, quite possibly, my favorite food. Moving from NYC, I was so nervous that I was entering a bagel desert here in Massachusetts. And while there are lots of tasteless, gooey, mediocre bagels around (let’s be honest — there are in NYC too), it IS possible to find a great chewy, crusty, flavorful bagel […]

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9 Family-Friendly Boston Activities in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Want to honor the memory and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with your family this weekend? Try one of these activities in and around Boston on Monday, January 16.  6th Annual MLK Bash with Josh and the Jamtones Rock out with your family at this all-ages, sensory-friendly kids’ musical show.  Where: Temple Shalom, 175 Temple […]

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10 Reasons Why 2017 Is Not the New Year of the “New Me”

The question that makes me cringe every year — “So what’s your New Year’s resolution?” — annoys me so much more now that I have a kid. I’m a mother of a toddler, so some days, maybe most days, I’m just trying to keep my kid fed and un-injured while not completely neglecting my own basic needs. […]

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Plan Your Weekend January

Plan Your MLK Day Weekend :: January 13–16

FridaySaturdaySundayMondayFriday Belmont World Film Family Festival: Where Books Come Alive - Various times/locations, please see website PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-ins - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Arlington) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Newton) Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert [...]
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Plan Your Weekend January

Plan Your Weekend – January 6 – 8

FridaySaturdaySundayFriday “The Big Bad Musical,” a Comedy for Kids and Families - Various times (Randolph) PJ Library Books and Blocks Drop-ins - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Arlington) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Newton) Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey - [...]
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