I began to consider redshirting my son — having him enter kindergarten a year after he was “allowed.” But he was so ready to go that I sent him.
Author Archive | Jacquelyn Eckmann
When your child begins to mutter, “Mom, I’m bored!” you’ll know it’s time to check out these free (or cheap) things to do in MetroWest Boston this summer.
I started thinking… who did raise me? I thank my parents for their love, for their dedication, and for raising me in a way I am proud of.
After hiring a realtor, we decided on Acton. Most importantly, the price was right, the schools and sports were great, and it had a commuter rail station.
Before I had kids, “Sunday Funday” wasn’t really a thing. Sure, my friends and I might get together to go shopping or get lunch, but the whole avocado-toast-on-a-sun-drenched-patio-in-some-trendy-neighborhood-while-you-drink-bottomless-mimosas thing didn’t come into play until well after my Sundays became filled with soccer games and meal-planning. And I’ve gotta say… this kind of Sunday sounds Ah. Maze. Ing. […]
Growing up, my parents were extremely conservative with their money. It wasn’t that they didn’t have much, it was just that they lived by Dave Ramsey’s mantra: “Live like no one does today so you can live like no one does tomorrow.” Translation: Save your money now so you can have fun with it later […]
With snow on the ground and many a Christmas tree adorning the windows of the homes we pass by, it is evident that there is an overwhelming feeling of holiday cheer. But just as the people that make up the city of Boston are diverse, so are what the holidays mean to the masses. To […]
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 […]