The most challenging part for vertically challenged me has been finding maternity clothes. If you’re short, you’re truly swimming in anything you try on.
Author Archive | Kat Cornetta
During a decade of train, subway, and bus commutes, I saw enough to know that riding the T while pregnant might not be the best of experiences.
Two recent sexual abuse scandals in youth sports have many parents wondering how they can ensure the same never happens to their own children. Over 200 athletes have come forward to accuse USA Gymnastics team physician Larry Nassar of sexual abuse, and he has been sentenced to 40–125 years in prison. News continues to come […]
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 […]
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 […]
Whether you’re in your car for hours every day or take public transportation to and from work, there are small indulgences that can make your commute easier. For mothers, commute time might be one of the only opportunities all day where we get time to ourselves, so why not strive to make the minutes as […]
Well, a year after I had my C-section, I’m done feeling weird about it. You know what? I’m not inadequate; I’m a magic trick.
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 […]
It was the most intimidating audience I’d ever faced in my life. Their eyes glared at me, daring me to challenge their strongly held beliefs in mere seconds, or else they would band together and revolt for the next two weeks. I hoped they didn’t catch me shaking in my sneakers. Thus began my stint […]
If something that happens to one out of every 200 women were to happen to me, why couldn’t it be winning the lottery? No, instead of gaining a couple thousand dollars in my bank account, I was the one in every 200 pregnant women to suffer a side effect called PUPPS — pruritic urticarial papules […]
It might seem like taking your infant to a baseball game is off the table until they’re older. With advance planning, however, taking your baby to a ball game — or any sporting event — is completely doable. I would know: My son has been attending baseball and hockey games since he was 4 months […]