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BMB Book Review :: A Short Guide to Raising Good Kids

A copy of this book was provided for our honest, un-biased review.“A Short Guide to Raising Good Kids,” is, yes, another parenting book. Hold the eye rolls, please. Susan Purser, the author, is a Massachusetts mom, and I found her book to be chock-full of good ideas.  Susan’s relationship with her mother, and the discussions they […]

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8 Things to Teach Your Kids Before They’re 8 (That You Might Otherwise Forget)

Don’t be like me. Don’t wake up in a cold sweat and realize you haven’t introduced your toddler to the swimming pool or taught your 7-year-old to tie her shoes. Now that I have three children and my oldest is in first grade, I’ve learned that these things don’t just happen organically. Kids don’t wake […]

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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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Plan Your Weekend – May 19 – 21

FridaySaturdaySundayFriday Register Now – Fall 2017 Classes at LINX! - All day (Wellesley) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Arlington) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) JFN Free Friday Playgroup - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey - 10:00am - 5:00pm (Natick) [...]
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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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Plan Your Mother’s Day Weekend :: May 12–14

FridaySaturdaySundayFriday Annie - Various times (Boston) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Arlington) PJ Library Books and Blocks Weekly Drop-In - 9:30am - 11:00am (Newton) JFN Free Friday Playgroup - 9:30am - 11:30am (Natick) Make Way for Ducklings: The Art of Robert McCloskey - 10:00am - 5:00am (Boston) Mom’s Club Playgroup meets - 10:00am - 12:00pm [...]
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