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Author Archive | Emily Fahle

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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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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I’m Pregnant. Give Me Your Seat! (Said No One Ever)

Olivia Wilde is no stranger to trending in social media. This week, Ms. Wilde lambasted fellow New York City subway riders for not offering a visibly pregnant woman (that would be her) a seat. She was probably tired and walked too many blocks before she headed underground to ride the train. She might’ve been crabby, and her ankles […]

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Veggie Tales :: Personal Tricks for Green Eating

Veggie Tales :: Personal Tricks for Green Eating

We are not a Pinterest-worthy house. I gave that up a long time ago. You will not find our meals elaborately and artistically presented in adorable dioramas or amazing characters. I also quickly realized that being an adventurous eater may not necessarily be a learned skill, but just a really good habit. Therefore, I try to make it […]

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15 Top Fenced Playgrounds in Greater Boston - Boston Moms Blog

15 Top Fenced-In Playgrounds in Greater Boston

Who doesn’t love a great playground? Fenced-in playgrounds are my favorite, because once we are inside my little runners can be free and happy. Here are 15 of greater Boston’s best. Comment below to add your favorite! 1. School Street Park :: 43 School St., Westwood This park has some really cool climbing equipment. There is good shade […]

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Summer Swim Safety - Boston Moms Blog

Summer Swim Safety

Boston Moms Blog recently shared an article on Facebook that hit home with me. I, too, had a heart-stopping moment with my daughter around water. It happened on one of the last warm-ish days of last autumn. My dad took my then 2-year-old daughter and the dog for a walk. Fifteen minutes or so later, Dad came […]

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