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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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Just Call Me June Cleaver

In January there was the Women’s March. In March there was “A Day Without a Woman” for International Women’s Day. I want my daughters to live in a society in which they are respected and have equal opportunity to their male peers. Yet with this recent surge in feminist awareness, many times I still feel like a […]

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Marijuana Mommy

I guess you could say I was known to take a few hits back in high school and college. (No mom, I’m not talking about boxing. Actually, who am I kidding? She was well aware of my antics!) While I have nothing against indulging in some marijuana as an adult, as a mom of three […]

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Plan Your President’s Day Weekend :: February 17–20

FridaySaturdaySundayMondayFriday Providence Children’s Film Festival - All day (Providence) Disney on Ice: Follow Your Heart - Various times (Boston) Disney Family Favorites at Showcase Cinemas! - Various times (Revere) New England Boat Show - 10:00am - 5:30pm (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 [...]
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To My Friend Who Lost Her Newborn

I saw your GoFundMe account and started to cry. My heart ached for you even though I don’t have one ounce of experience with anything close to this. Most of us don’t. So I want to send you my condolences by explaining that I don’t understand. I don’t understand what it’s like to wake up […]

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Why I Chose Chiropractic Care for My Children

A few months ago, I was at my wits’ end with ear infections. My 9-month-old had his third ear infection in six months, which meant his third round of antibiotics. Just when I thought he was getting over his latest bout, the bacteria managed to travel from his ears to his lungs, and in the middle of […]

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