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Plan Your Weekend February

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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Disney Princesses Are the Worst

Disney Princesses Are the Worst

Despite being a woman, I’m not a very good feminist. I never gave much thought to what makes a feminist. But then I had my first daughter, and I noticed I was becoming more aware (and supportive!) of movements like equal pay, mandatory maternity leave, and proactively protecting women from sexual and domestic violence. I […]

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Sukkot :: A Reminder That It's Only Temporary

Sukkot :: A Reminder That It’s Only Temporary

At sundown today, October 16, the Jewish holiday of Sukkot begins and lasts for eight days. It’s one of those holidays that isn’t very well known in the mainstream, but I love taking its messages to heart and reflecting on them every year. Sukkot is both a fall harvest holiday and a holiday that commemorates the time the Israelites spent […]

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Why I Don't Wear Yoga Pants in Public (and Neither Should You)

Why I Don’t Wear Yoga Pants in Public (and Neither Should You)

A few weeks ago my fellow blogger Lindsay came across this over-the-top article on what suburban moms should and shouldn’t wear. Lindsay wrote a thoughtful response here on Boston Moms Blog. While I do not believe mothers need to be constantly under a “dress to impress” rule (and the idea of a silk shirt in my rotation is hilarious), I […]

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