My journey of discovering the power of positive self-talk started about a year ago. I heard a very charismatic woman speak about how she used positive self-talk to change her life and parenting. She challenged us to get out of our comfort zones and start using positive self-talk to choose our thoughts and change our […]
Having spent over a decade guiding families through their journey of adopting a child, I know how much information is out there. Even after all these years working as an adoption program director at a private international and domestic adoption agency, I still find myself learning something new every day. If you’re brand new to […]
I’ll admit it: Winter isn’t my favorite season. I’m not a born-and-bred New Englander, and each winter seems to bring new challenges. The first few winters with children weren’t that bad — my son took long naps and didn’t care much about playing in the snow. Now that he is older, we get out every […]
Dear second child, I’m sorry. In your six months of life, you’ve been carted around wherever Big Sis goes. You have been nursed on the go, you still haven’t mastered how to nap in a crib, and most likely your first finger food will be something you find on the floor. You’ve barely had any […]
I’m raising a gentleman. This has always been my mantra. Raising a son to me is a heavier responsibility than raising a daughter. I often hear the opposite from friends who insist that raising a strong woman is critical, and to this, I don’t disagree. However, knowing the nature of girls, I don’t worry — […]
I have known my friend Cheri since middle school — we’ve sustained our friendship for over a quarter of a century. Though never best friends, we have remained a constant in each other’s lives. From sitting together in the high school cafeteria and reconnecting at summer gatherings during our college years, to connecting through Friendster […]
We are excited to partner with Charles River Aquatics to share the gift of swim lessons!
Much of our knowledge and memories of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. surround Washington, D.C., where he gave his impassioned and unforgettable “I Have a Dream” speech; Georgia, where he grew up and attended Morehouse College; or Alabama, where he led his significant works for racial and social class justice. It wasn’t until […]
I have fond memories of flipping through photos as a child, and I want my children to have the same experience. Here’s how to get the photos off your phone.
To help you, and to save pregnant feelings everywhere, I’ve come up with five things you should be ABSOLUTELY SAFE in saying to a pregnant woman.
Thank you to Pepperlane for partnering with us and providing an amazing program for women!It’s January, and everyone is resolving to do something. Get organized. Eat healthier. Budget better. We have a crazy one: Why not start a business?
Many women evaluate birth control options based on ease of use, rate of failure, and types of side effects. Birth control is supposed to make your life easier and help you make the best choices for your health and well-being. But if you or members of your family have a history of blood clot or […]
The weekly ritual Grocery shopping can be such a dreaded mom chore. It requires so much more than just going to the grocery store. You take inventory of the fridge and cabinets and clear out what’s gone bad. There’s meal planning and list making and categorizing. And finally, there’s the important question that must be […]