Thank you, Asian Language School, for sponsoring this post.When the opportunity to introduce my daughter to an Asian language came up, I knew I had to sign up. This is our take on that attempt to learn Mandarin.
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It’s the beginning of a new school year, and the issue of separation anxiety may be on your mind. This topic hits close to home for me.
Thank you, Savers, for reminding us to “rethink reuse” and for sponsoring this post!I’ve rarely shopped thrift myself. With back-to-school shopping on my mind, I visited my local Savers to try my hand at Rethinking Reuse!
Thank you, Revolution Foods, for encouraging healthy eating and for sponsoring this post!Giving the power of CHOICE to our children encourages healthy eating — and it encourages them to explore new foods!
August is halfway over, and the kids will be back in the classroom before we know it! Celebrate with these fun back-to-school events!
I began to consider redshirting my son — having him enter kindergarten a year after he was “allowed.” But he was so ready to go that I sent him.
We can’t wait for SolBe Learning to open this fall in Chestnut Hill!SolBe Learning [sohl-be] is an early learning center that reimagines traditional notions of child care and preschool.
We have partnered with KinderCare to bring relevant and important information to BMB readers through this sponsored post.Choosing the perfect child care center is a big deal, and it can be stressful. You want a place where your child will be happy, loved, nurtured, and safe.
My daughter has always been described using what I believe to be “stereotypical” little girl descriptors. From the moment her infant lips learned to coo, she hasn’t stopped talking. Learning words has only exacerbated this process. She’s just a little chatterbox! As she stared out the window while learning to read, seemingly ignoring the world around […]
It was a celebration-filled weekend when one of my closest friends, after a 15-year hiatus, graduated from law school. As college “first-years” this friend was adamant that she was going to law school after graduation. She fell in love with law when she interned for a lawyer’s office the summer before we started college. The […]
Here in beautiful metro Boston, there’s a 75% chance any day between November 1 and May 5 will be a snow day. Days without structure are really hard for our family, so I’ve put together a schedule for our snow days. You’ll see I like to keep my goals realistic and achievable. Feel free to […]
To this point, I have been getting children ready for school for seven years, three months, and a handful of days. That equals out to about 1,400 school mornings. Through this experience, I can confidently affirm that the Kubler-Ross “Stages of Grief” model can be accurately applied to my weekday mornings. Stage one: Shock or […]
Back-to-school season always puts me in mind of calendars. I get a thrill when I see all the shiny, pretty books, pens, stickers, and everything else Target dangles in front of us, saying, “If you take me home with you, your life will be pretty and perfectly organized. Your children will behave, eat well, and […]
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 […]