For the most part, my kids have good manners and often say please and thank you. However, they did not learn this important life skill through bribery.
Author Archive | Leah Lynch
I have learned that moms of children with physical disabilities are the strongest, most patient, and most incredible women in the world.
As a mom of a special needs kid, I know how stressful, difficult, and frustrating it can be to plan a family trip. Here are some awesome places to go with the family that accommodates all types of special needs. Boston Children’s Museum Boston Children’s Museum has a program called Morningstar access. The museum opens […]
Thank you, Nielsen Neuro Labs, for sponsoring this post and for the great opportunity for moms! I recently did a consumer neuroscience study at Nielsen Lab in Boston. It was easy, quick, fun, and interesting — and it gave me a break from my tiny humans. I got paid $100 for watching a commercial. At […]
My husband and I started watching “The Office” in 2008. The show was already in its fourth season, but we caught up quickly when we bought all the previous seasons on DVD (before the awesomeness of streaming). We fell in love with all the characters — Jim, Pam, Michael, and Dwight, especially. I do not […]
When our son with diagnosed with autism at age 2, I never considered getting a handicap placard for our cars. We had another baby a week later, and the reality of how difficult managing multiple children in busy parking lots set in. Who do you take out of the carseat first? Should I use a […]
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 […]
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 […]
I was a pastor’s kid growing up in Massachusetts, and there are many things that were great about it. I have wonderful memories of Christmas Eve services, potlucks, Easter fun, harvest fairs, and youth group trips. However, the one holiday I really missed out on was Halloween. Instead of trick-or-treating, we had to go to […]
I started making my own baby wipes about three years ago, right after my second child was born. I initially wanted to make homemade wipes to save some money, but as it turns out, I love them so much I would never go back! They are easy to make, have zero chemical, and, best of […]
When my husband and I decided to have our third child, we did so knowing it would be our last. We were already overwhelmed with our 5-year-old autistic son and our extremely active and demanding 2-year-old daughter. Having already had two C-sections, I knew my doctors would strongly suggest I have a scheduled C-section at […]