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Surprise! Why We’re Waiting to Find Out Our Baby’s Gender

I love surprises. I love experiencing surprises, and I love keeping surprises even more. We were astonished in November when we discovered we were expecting our third baby. As my due date is right around the corner, I wanted to share why my husband and I have always keep our babies’ genders a surprise until […]

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Homemade Ice Cream Shops Near Boston that Hit the Spot!

Summer is here! Ice cream adventures make for the best memories. Here’s a list of homemade ice cream shops near Boston that are sure to hit the spot! Christina’s Home Made Ice Cream (Cambridge) With unique flavor offerings like green tea, cinnamon rice pudding, and coconut Butterfinger, there is sure to be a new favorite pick […]

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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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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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I Get It Now, Mom

I get it now, Mom. I haven’t been a mother for all that long. And I’m sure I’ll have more “Eureka!” moments along the way. But there’s so much I understand now — about you, about my upbringing, about our family values. I never understood why you wouldn’t let me just pop in to my friend’s house at any given […]

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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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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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