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Our Daughters Are Watching :: 6 Ways to Foster Positive Body Image

When I found out I was having a girl, I kind of freaked out… but not in a good way. I worried about the tough challenge I would have in raising her to fight the many battles women and girls face. I especially worried about pressure from society and media related to body image, appearance, and self-acceptance. […]

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10 Reasons Why 2017 Is Not the New Year of the “New Me”

The question that makes me cringe every year — “So what’s your New Year’s resolution?” — annoys me so much more now that I have a kid. I’m a mother of a toddler, so some days, maybe most days, I’m just trying to keep my kid fed and un-injured while not completely neglecting my own basic needs. […]

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Plan Your Weekend :: September 2-5

FridaySaturdaySundayMondayFriday Deutsche Bank Championship - All day (Norton) campfire. festival - All day (Cambridge) Dirtopia - 10:00am - 2:00pm (Acton) Storytime at Curious George - 10:30am - 11:00am (Cambridge) Playdates! - 11:45am - 12:45pm (Boston) Lunch Break on D -  12:00pm - 2:00pm (Boston) First Friday Nights Free! - 4:30pm - 8:30pm (Acton) Summer in the City at Boston Harbor Hotel - 7:00pm [...]
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Plan Your Weekend :: August 26-28

FridaySaturdaySundayFriday Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays! - Various times/locations, please see website Saint Anthony’s Feast - All day (Boston) 40th Anniversary Celebration - All day (Boston) Storytime at Curious George - 10:30am - 11:00am (Cambridge) Playdates! - 11:45am - 12:45pm (Boston) Lunch Break on D - 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Boston) MARSHFIELD FAIR - 12:00pm - 10:00pm (Marshfield) Concerts in the Courtyard - [...]
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Summer Swim Safety - Boston Moms Blog

Summer Swim Safety

Boston Moms Blog recently shared an article on Facebook that hit home with me. I, too, had a heart-stopping moment with my daughter around water. It happened on one of the last warm-ish days of last autumn. My dad took my then 2-year-old daughter and the dog for a walk. Fifteen minutes or so later, Dad came […]

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