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The Would-Be Mom

I remember very clearly the day I inadvertently witnessed someone else’s most personal, agonizing despair from inside the procedure room at my OB-GYN’s office. I was waiting for my own doctor to come in and was already in a vulnerable state of mind staring at the stirrups awaiting me and feeling cold in my paper [...]
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Boston-Area Easter Guide :: Bunnies, Brunches, and Egg Hunts!

The Boston area is hopping with family-friendly Easter activities!  Easter Bunny PicturesCaring BunnyBreakfast with the Easter BunnyEgg HuntsEaster Bunny Pictures Simon Malls Capture a picture with the Easter bunny at Simon Malls, through March 31! You can bypass the line when you register online here! Burlington Mall, Burlington Cape Cod Mall, Hyannis Emerald Square Mall, [...]
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Easy, Healthy Valentine’s Snacks for the Kiddos (and You)!

With Valentine’s Day approaching and prior holiday candy lingering, it’s a tug-of-war between my sugar addiction and healthy eating to adequately fuel myself to keep up with mom life. It’s the same story for my kids — the balance of letting them enjoy a few sweet treats while not overdoing it. This is alongside my […]

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Boston With the Littlest Valentines, Too

Walking into stores this time of year, hearts and cupids are aplenty, and red and pink are splashed all over ads. Yup, Valentine’s Day is almost here. Valentine’s Day is often synonymous with conversation hearts, candlelight, flowers, and boxes of chocolates. In the past, it was a holiday I could’ve done without. Now that I’m […]

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Fun Ways to Share the Love With Your Kids This Valentine’s Day

While many of us associate Valentine’s Day with romantic gestures like fancy dinners out and long-stemmed roses, it’s really just a simple day to tell people you love them — and who better to show love to than your kids?! Here are a few fun activities to plan with your little ones this February to […]

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Tips for Surviving Holiday Road Trips

My husband is a pretty simple man. Every year for Christmas he asks for one thing — to not travel over the holidays. Well, here’s my bad wife confession: He has never gotten his Christmas wish. Instead, every December we load up our children, gifts, and luggage and trek down to North Carolina. We used […]

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How My Son Saved My Christmas Spirit

My father was larger than life. He wasn’t perfect, and we didn’t always get along, but he was an amazing dad. Especially at Christmas. While my father felt family was everything on any given day of the year, Christmas was The Show. My father insisted on the biggest tree, decorated with hundreds of lights, both […]

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My Love/Hate Relationship with Santa

My oldest daughter, soon to be 8 years old, sipped her hot cocoa thoughtfully, the white lights of our Christmas tree reflected in her dark blue eyes. She watched me wrestle awkwardly with the star on top. “You know what I really want this year?”  ”What’s that?” I asked from within the pine needles, thinking […]

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A Gift Guide for the Commuting Mom

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 […]

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