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Some Summer Reads!

Reading ranks as one of my top ways to unwind at night. When all the stars align, my kids are tucked in, I’m not so tired that I fall asleep before my head hits the pillow, and I have a compelling story waiting for me on my nightstand, many nights I would rather turn the […]

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A Potty-Training Pep Talk

Are you readying your little one (and yourself) for potty training? Do you find yourself overly nervous, procrastinating, or unsure if there will be a failure to launch? I’m here to tell my fellow mamas that while there could be good, bad, and ugly parts to this major parenting and growing-up milestone, you are about […]

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Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day With Kids

There’s no question that we live in one of the most Irish cities in America. Boston and Irish heritage are practically synonymous! So when March 17 rolls around each year, it’s hard to miss the gaggle of green that flanks the city, from parades to celebrations to the melodies of bagpipes and fiddles tucked around […]

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Getting Festive in Boston :: Holiday Tree Lightings and Strolls

It’s hard to believe Halloween was just a few weeks ago, and Thanksgiving is nearly upon us — which means the December holidays are just around the corner, too! Boston’s festivities get underway in just a few days. If your kids are amazed by beautiful light shows, and if you all love to partake in […]

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Celebrating Halloween Early :: 12 Boston-Area Bashes

Pumpkins, ghosts, bats, and witches, oh my! Halloween is just around the corner! Halloween landing on a Monday this year might pose a tricky situation for the littles who are used to being tucked into bed around the same time prime trick-or-treating takes place — I know this will be the case in my house this year, […]

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Favorite Fall Traditions in New England

Favorite Fall Traditions in New England

This summer has been amazing — a classic summer featuring heat, humidity, and sunshine for days. But now that we’ve turned the corner into September, it’s hard to hide my excitement for the quintessential, magical New England fall and all that’s in store. It’s my favorite time of year, with gorgeous foliage, glorious crisp days, an ambiance of coziness, […]

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On Being a Bridesmaid Post-Kids

We’re in the midst of one of my favorite times of the year — wedding season. And as someone who absolutely loves attending weddings, I’m beyond excited for three family members and friends who are getting hitched this year! Over the past year of celebrating with engagement parties, showers, bachelorette parties, and the actual weddings themselves, I’ve come […]

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