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National Foster Care Month :: An Interview With a Foster Mom

There are 8,700 children in the Massachusetts foster system. That’s 8,700 children without permanent homes. To observe national foster care month, I interviewed my friend who has been a foster mom for three years. I always knew she was a beautiful person, but what came out of this interview touched me even more. How did you become […]

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I Donated Breastmilk

At the end of March, my baby daughter caught that horrible cold that was going around. She had a fever and was so full of snot she could barely breathe through her nose. Nursing was tough for her, and she would stop after just a few minutes. My breasts felt full almost constantly, and in […]

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Plan Your Memorial Day Weekend :: May 26–29

FridaySaturdaySundayMondayFriday Register Now – Fall 2017 Classes at LINX! - All day (Wellesley) 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) JFN Free Friday Playgroup - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey - 10:00am - 5:00pm (Boston) [...]
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It’s Too Hard to Let Go! Ideas to Repurpose Sentimental Items

I have a hard time letting go of things. My fellow Boston mom bloggers Lynzi and Alexandra have successfully minimized their “stuff.” I have not succeeded in changing my mindset about the clutter in my life. But I have recently found a few companies that will take some of the items I’ve been holding on to […]

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Let Them Do It Themselves

One of the hardest parts about parenting a young child is having to do everything for them. You’re taking care of another person, completely responsible for their well-being and livelihood. It’s time consuming and stressful. But one of the things I have learned in my two years of being a mother is that we sometimes put […]

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Redefining Productivity

I am lucky enough to be married to a man who has never once come home and asked me what I did all day. This could be because he values his life, or it could be because I’m a bit of a crazy person when it comes to “accomplishing things.” Babies didn’t even slow me […]

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Plan Your Weekend – May 19 – 21

FridaySaturdaySundayFriday Register Now – Fall 2017 Classes at LINX! - All day (Wellesley) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Arlington) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) JFN Free Friday Playgroup - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey - 10:00am - 5:00pm (Natick) [...]
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Crafting a Family Culture

Last fall, our older son turned 3 and really started getting excited about holidays, birthdays, and traditions. Our second son was also born, which solidified our existence as a family unit, and I realized that their relationship as brothers will (probably) be the longest relationship in either of their lives. I was suddenly obsessed with crafting our […]

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