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Just Call Me June Cleaver

In January there was the Women’s March. In March there was “A Day Without a Woman” for International Women’s Day. I want my daughters to live in a society in which they are respected and have equal opportunity to their male peers. Yet with this recent surge in feminist awareness, many times I still feel like a […]

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Why I Play With My Children as Little as Possible

I was recently at a playgroup with my daughters, where all the mothers were sitting in the kitchen enjoying coffee and visiting with each other. One little guy left the rambunctious fun in the other room, approached his mother, and said, “Mama, I want to play!” She glanced down at her steaming cup of coffee […]

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Awesome Mom Alert :: Liz Conrad

In an effort to recognize the amazing moms in the Boston community, we are seeking out some of these extraordinary mothers to hear more about their lives and gather their words of wisdom. Liz Conrad founded her non-profit organization, Viv’s Give, in honor of her daughter, Vivienne, in 2014. Viv’s Give provides free diapers, formula, and baby […]

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Disney Princesses Are the Worst

Disney Princesses Are the Worst

Despite being a woman, I’m not a very good feminist. I never gave much thought to what makes a feminist. But then I had my first daughter, and I noticed I was becoming more aware (and supportive!) of movements like equal pay, mandatory maternity leave, and proactively protecting women from sexual and domestic violence. I […]

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Why I Don't Wear Yoga Pants in Public (and Neither Should You)

Why I Don’t Wear Yoga Pants in Public (and Neither Should You)

A few weeks ago my fellow blogger Lindsay came across this over-the-top article on what suburban moms should and shouldn’t wear. Lindsay wrote a thoughtful response here on Boston Moms Blog. While I do not believe mothers need to be constantly under a “dress to impress” rule (and the idea of a silk shirt in my rotation is hilarious), I […]

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I’m Pregnant. Give Me Your Seat! (Said No One Ever)

Olivia Wilde is no stranger to trending in social media. This week, Ms. Wilde lambasted fellow New York City subway riders for not offering a visibly pregnant woman (that would be her) a seat. She was probably tired and walked too many blocks before she headed underground to ride the train. She might’ve been crabby, and her ankles […]

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Veggie Tales :: Personal Tricks for Green Eating

Veggie Tales :: Personal Tricks for Green Eating

We are not a Pinterest-worthy house. I gave that up a long time ago. You will not find our meals elaborately and artistically presented in adorable dioramas or amazing characters. I also quickly realized that being an adventurous eater may not necessarily be a learned skill, but just a really good habit. Therefore, I try to make it […]

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15 Top Fenced Playgrounds in Greater Boston - Boston Moms Blog

15 Top Fenced-In Playgrounds in Greater Boston

Who doesn’t love a great playground? Fenced-in playgrounds are my favorite, because once we are inside my little runners can be free and happy. Here are 15 of greater Boston’s best. Comment below to add your favorite! 1. School Street Park :: 43 School St., Westwood This park has some really cool climbing equipment. There is good shade […]

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