Every year during the month of December, I repeat several hopeful promises to myself: In coming years, I WILL SHOP EARLIER. I will do holiday errands early and check off my “to-do list” before December 1 so I can fully enjoy the magic of the holiday season. The reality is, the early shopping goal never […]
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Maybe you’ve been in Boston for years, but you’re now having kids and looking to relocate. Maybe you’re planning a move to the Boston area from another city in the U.S. or abroad, and you’re trying to make sense of your options. Whatever the case, Boston Moms Blog is here to help with a handy […]
My family had a particularly challenging spring and summer, and we were craving a getaway. Because we are planning on having a second child, the Zika virus really limits our tropical choices. So, we brainstormed local but beautiful spots. My husband surprised me with a trip to Bar Harbor, Maine. To be honest, I was […]
My husband Matt and I love dining out at fun restaurants. However, since our son, Dylan, was born last year, our eating-out abilities have been limited. Trying to bring a baby out to dinner is very risky, and you know a meltdown is always looming. We figured the only way to still get our restaurant […]
I love fall. No seriously, LOVE it. The crispness of the air, pumpkin and apple picking, jeans and flannels… the list goes on and on. One of my favorite parts of this miraculous shift in seasons is watching the leaves change color and create the most gorgeous landscapes of the year. Lucky for us, we […]
We’ve partnered with Upper Glass to share this great new company with you. As always, all opinions are our own.Upper Glass thinks we deserve better wine, so they offer an upgrade on what we’re used to drinking — for about the same amount of money we’d spend anyway.
Summer is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start thinking of beach days! Anyone who has taken young children to the beach knows the importance of finding a local spot that is both fun for the kids and sanity-saving for the parents. In the spirit of summer planning, here is a roundup […]
The winter snow is long gone, the buds are on the trees, the tulips are popping up, and my kids and I spotted our favorite white butterfly (or a version of it) in our backyard today. That can mean just one thing: Summer is almost here! Once school ends and official summer begins, a whirlwind […]
Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we have some fun ideas for celebrating the special day for moms right here in Boston. Duckling Day Sunday, May 14 10 a.m. Join Boston-area families during the annual Duckling Day event! Duckling Day has been a tradition for more than 30 years, celebrating the children’s classic book, “Make […]
We’re at an all-time low in the mainstream coffee world. Unicorn frappuccino, anyone? What is the world coming to? And who had the misfortune of having to write that press release? When we moved into our first house, we had no furniture save our new coffee machine. Furniture came eventually, but coffee came first. Upon becoming parents we […]
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!
Whether you are traveling to Boston or are simply new to this allergy game in the hub of the universe, here are some places to dine that should both feed and protect your family. Laws are pretty awesome here in Massachusetts around allergy awareness, but there are some places that just do it right and […]