I Amazon Primed my son’s Halloween costume on September 13, a full seven weeks before Halloween. While this may not seem like a huge deal to most people, for my last-minute self it’s absurdly early. See, 9.5 times out of 10, I am the mom who forgets to take the chicken out of the freezer, […]
It is the eve of my 40th birthday. I’ve never felt better. I feel comfortable in my skin. I’m happy. With age truly does come a certain knowledge of the world and my place in it. Also, I’m pregnant. This is something that was not exactly expected (not unexpected either) but certainly not what I […]
My family had a particularly challenging spring and summer, and we were craving a getaway. Because we are planning on having a second child, the Zika virus really limits our tropical choices. So, we brainstormed local but beautiful spots. My husband surprised me with a trip to Bar Harbor, Maine. To be honest, I was […]
I’ll admit that in my early adulthood, Halloween wasn’t my favorite holiday. But now that I have kids, pumpkins, costumes, and trick-or-treating have become magical again. I’m going to celebrate the holiday as often as I can this month! Are you looking for new ways to celebrate Halloween in Boston? Check our list of Halloween […]
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“At BMB, we are an open forum for contributors of different backgrounds and views. This post is solely the opinion of the author, not of the BMB brand. We welcome a safe place to have productive discourse about topics that affect motherhood.”There are many views on, forms of, and expressions of feminism out there. Too […]
We have partnered with Plastics Make it Possible to share information about this event with you.Heroes put themselves in harm’s way to help keep the rest of us safe, and a new online gallery, video, and multi-city pop-up exhibit pays tribute to them.
My husband Matt and I love dining out at fun restaurants. However, since our son, Dylan, was born last year, our eating-out abilities have been limited. Trying to bring a baby out to dinner is very risky, and you know a meltdown is always looming. We figured the only way to still get our restaurant […]
Moms everywhere agree: Pumping sucks! It can be painful at first, it’s time-consuming, and it can be hard to find a comfortable, discreet place to do it. And the cleaning — there are so many parts to clean! When my daughter turned 1, possibly the biggest thrill — beyond the cupcake frosting all over her […]
A few weeks ago I asked my daughter what kind of theme she wanted for her fifth birthday party. Her response? “Smurfs.” The next week I asked her what she wanted to be for Halloween: “A Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle.” Soon after, we received an invitation for a Super Mario Bros. birthday party. Am I […]
Depending on the day you see me, I might look “normal,” I might look exhausted, or I might look like I sprained my ankle. I have trouble with stairs. I might keep up with the flow of the walkers around me, or I might be moving at a snail’s pace. When you talk to me, […]
Halloween is super fun when you have a baby, or even a small toddler. Why? They make a great costume accessory for you! Especially if you have a partner who is averse to couples costumes. My children, when tiny, have been the Mr. Nilsson to my Pippi and the pizza to my pizza rat. Alas, those […]
As a SAHM to two toddlers, I like to have access to fun and engaging places to take my kids that will entertain them and get us out of the house. Luckily, there’s no shortage of things to do with kids in Boston. Each year, I like to think about which spots in and around […]