It’s no surprise that having kids throws wrenches into how you live your life. Sometimes they are wonderful wrenches, though. Here are a few holidays that are so much better now that I have kids. New Year’s Eve With kids, you finally have an excuse to celebrate early and get to bed by 10 p.m. […]
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I love the holidays. Especially Thanksgiving. I love the food, I love the parties, I love the feel of it all. But most of all, I love being with tons of family, catching up on life, watching my children play with their cousins, and just being together. Well, I loved that — past tense. Three years ago when […]
Enjoy a season full of holiday festivities in Boston!
Boston is home to countless holiday events in November and December. Use this guide to fill your holiday calendar!
October 31 is here! And this means most people with young children will be amassing huge quantities of Halloween candy tonight. Whether it’s candy you picked up trick-or-treating, or candy you bought in excess for fear of being that neighbor who runs out by 7 p.m., odds are you will wake up tomorrow to candy […]
I Amazon Primed my son’s Halloween costume on September 13, a full seven weeks before Halloween. While this may not seem like a huge deal to most people, for my last-minute self it’s absurdly early. See, 9.5 times out of 10, I am the mom who forgets to take the chicken out of the freezer, […]
Last fall, our older son turned 3 and really started getting excited about holidays, birthdays, and traditions. Our second son was also born, which solidified our existence as a family unit, and I realized that their relationship as brothers will (probably) be the longest relationship in either of their lives. I was suddenly obsessed with crafting our […]
St. Patrick’s Day in Boston means beer, shamrocks, the parade in Southie, and wearing all the green you can find. But probably not for moms with young children! We’ll likely be up to our elbows in green glitter, rainbows, and four-leaf clovers made of pretzels. I like to celebrate my holidays in the kitchen, so […]
There’s no question that we live in one of the most Irish cities in America. Boston and Irish heritage are practically synonymous! So when March 17 rolls around each year, it’s hard to miss the gaggle of green that flanks the city, from parades to celebrations to the melodies of bagpipes and fiddles tucked around […]
While the days of hitting up Faneuil Hall to drink ourselves into a green-beer-induced stupor may be long behind us, we can still get in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with these adorable crafts to adorn our homes! And the best part? No hangover the next day! Pot-o-Gold Slime Channel your inner leprechaun and create this sparkly […]