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I never thought I’d have a picky eater. As a child, I loved (even craved and begged for) vegetables. As a baby, my son happily chomped down anything and everything (thanks, baby-led weaning). And then toddlerhood rolled around, and he started turning up his nose at previous favorites, like sauerkraut, and meticulously picking out all […]
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. […]
We are excited to present Bloom :: An Event for New and Expectant Moms, on Saturday, May 20, at 1 p.m.
This is the article no one wants to read — let alone write. But this is my public service announcement after our experience with lice (ughhhhh). Gross, but true. After teaching school for over a decade, it was being a mom that forced me to tackle lice head on (pun intended, phenomenal disgust included). You’ve […]
Every mom has experienced this: A wayward goldfish that fell off your daughter’s plate makes it into your mouth. Or maybe the remnants of a “gourmet” lunch of chicken nuggets oddly call your name during the little one’s naptime. Or maybe the kiddo is eating so slowly and you’re late for the Gymboree class, so you help […]
Spring is officially here, and we would argue that Boston has the greatest spring around. The trees are blooming and there’s so much to see and do!
This guide to Boston-area camps will provide the insight you need to plan a fun and stress-free summer.
Three years ago, one of the deepest, darkest desires of my heart, unconfessed until now, was that my older brother would just take off. Maybe move to California, Colorado… anywhere far. Anywhere where he would no longer be a problem, where I wouldn’t dread the middle-of-the-night phone call that was sure to indicate some crisis. Three years […]