Author Archive | Meghan Block
At two years postpartum, I still don’t feel quite like myself. I carry extra baby weight, but it isn’t physical. It’s the weight of motherhood.
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?
I’m the mom you roll your eyes at. I go ALL OUT for holidays. I set up elaborate holiday breakfasts, stash away dozens of holiday-themed books, make birthdays a full-on experience. I love giving gifts, and I love making memories for my kids. But guess what. That stinkin’ Elf you see everywhere? Not in my […]
Boston Moms Blog hosted a Bad Moms Christmas night out at the movies at Patriot Place. We really enjoyed getting out into the community with fellow moms!
As I settled down on the couch with my husband, our kids sleeping peacefully upstairs, all of us worn out from another amazing weekend of family time and house projects, the intrusive thoughts began to flood in. It happens to me when things get quiet. Although my body is bone-tired, my brain, exhausted from a […]
School is closed, the post office is closed — but do your children know WHY? As the wife of a veteran, I encourage you to explain Veterans Day to your children. It’s our job as mothers to teach our children right from wrong. We teach them to be noble, to be moral, and to be […]
I’m going to say it: Boston is at its BEST in the fall. Is there anything more magical than a crisp fall morning at a local bakery? I can practically smell the sweet air and feel the steam from a pumpkin spice latte on my nose as I think about it. So, throw on your […]
Congratulations — your baby just started preschool! You’re probably a mix of emotions right now. You’re sad to see summer go but excited to get into a new routine. You’re nervous to send your baby off for few hours a day, but you are looking forward to the newfound independence you’ll both have. You and your […]
I’ll never forget it. My dad stood leaning against the doorway of my childhood bedroom the day after our first married-Christmas and gave me and my husband the news. My grandmother was sick, and it might be a big deal. Right then, my life flashed before my eyes. My grandparents are hugely important to me […]
I’m hurrying around the kitchen fixing everybody lunch. One wants turkey — no cheese — and bread with no crust. One wants turkey and cheese, no bread. My phone vibrates. It’s an important email I really should answer right away, but I’m elbow deep in turkey and cheese and not-bread. I’m not a working mom, […]
The summer is in full swing, and it’s possible you’re already feeling strapped for time. There’s a ton to cram in to the handful of nice-weather months we are guaranteed here in Boston, right? I’m here to urge you to add one more trip to your list anyway. Yep… another thing to pack and unpack […]
A group of moms hurried in to preschool pickup, many of us lugging younger siblings, scaling the stairs to the classroom with careful hurry. One mother turned toward the group and said, “I can’t believe there’s only one more month left in the school year. I’m dreading having the kids home all summer.” Other moms […]