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Dear Husband, with Gratitude

Dear Husband, Thanks for cleaning the kitchen every night while we’re all asleep. I know you don’t get enough sleep as a result, but when I come downstairs in the morning and I can see the counter, I feel like I can breathe again. I’m sorry we’ve trashed it already by the time you see […]

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Embrace the Difficult

The other day my 30-year-old brother ate his 3-year-old’s preschool snacks. A week’s worth of them. For breakfast. Neither the wife nor the child was thrilled. There were reports of tears. This was not an isolated incident. There are those who would say my brother is lacking in self-control. Undisciplined. Impulsive. His colleagues, however, call him […]

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Simplifying Gift Giving

Christmastime is the most wonderful time of year, but it can quickly take over all your hard-earned savings and lead to a significant amount of stress. Year after year, my husband and I have followed a Pinterest-inspired idea that has kept us on a budget. Our gift giving tradition has allowed us to refocus on what’s […]

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The Bully Within

In order to help our children develop into caring, productive members of society, there is a lot on our parenting “to-do” list — teaching kindness and empathy, encouraging autonomy, and modeling industriousness and self-sufficiency, to name a few. The problem and possible solutions of bullying have hit a global nerve recently. They’ve become the focus […]

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Plan Your Weekend :: September 2-5

FridaySaturdaySundayMondayFriday Deutsche Bank Championship - All day (Norton) campfire. festival - All day (Cambridge) Dirtopia - 10:00am - 2:00pm (Acton) Storytime at Curious George - 10:30am - 11:00am (Cambridge) Playdates! - 11:45am - 12:45pm (Boston) Lunch Break on D -  12:00pm - 2:00pm (Boston) First Friday Nights Free! - 4:30pm - 8:30pm (Acton) Summer in the City at Boston Harbor Hotel - 7:00pm [...]
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Plan Your Weekend :: August 26-28

FridaySaturdaySundayFriday Highland Street Foundation Free Fun Fridays! - Various times/locations, please see website Saint Anthony’s Feast - All day (Boston) 40th Anniversary Celebration - All day (Boston) Storytime at Curious George - 10:30am - 11:00am (Cambridge) Playdates! - 11:45am - 12:45pm (Boston) Lunch Break on D - 12:00pm - 2:00pm (Boston) MARSHFIELD FAIR - 12:00pm - 10:00pm (Marshfield) Concerts in the Courtyard - [...]
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