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Before kids, we had cats. Ophelia and Sebastian were our pets for over 15 years. When our oldest child, C, was about 3, the cats passed away. They were our “children” for over a decade. We were heartbroken and couldn’t even imagine getting another pet, and after the grieving period we realized how much simpler […]
When we took our first family vacation five years ago, my mother warned me: “When you have children there’s no such thing as a vacation anymore. It’s called a trip.” Boy was she right. And the more kids we’ve added to the family, the more this vacation idea is becoming a distant memory from the past. Our […]
It’s that time! Summer time! We’ve got a great list to keep you busy every day and night! What’s on your “must do” list for this Boston summer?
It’s amazing how different siblings can be. My second son, now nearly 10 years old, played on a farm league baseball team when he was about 5. Farm league, for those who don’t spend their lives sitting on the sidelines of a baseball field, is essentially T-ball without the tee. On a beautiful June day, […]
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 […]