It helps if you have some insider information. I’m going to let you in on my top tips to make driving from Boston to Montreal as easy as one, two, POUTINE!
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As my twins are bolting into toddlerhood (literally), I find that we need different survival tools to get through the days.
I sit here typing this, 38 weeks pregnant with my third child, munching on two servings of Trader Joe’s mini chicken tacos and doing some needed post-baby research. There are so many articles suggesting how to prepare for the arrival of your baby. It is good, solid advice, like eating small meals often so you […]
Growing up, my parents were extremely conservative with their money. It wasn’t that they didn’t have much, it was just that they lived by Dave Ramsey’s mantra: “Live like no one does today so you can live like no one does tomorrow.” Translation: Save your money now so you can have fun with it later […]
A few weekends ago our family ended the day at a local pizza place and enjoyed a great dinner together. The restaurant was nice enough to provide the kids with pizza dough to play with as well as crayons and paper for the table — ample activities for the kids to occupy themselves while we […]
Our family has traveled quite a bit since my 2-year-old twins came along. Each flight has, of course, been a different adventure. Babies and toddlers change so quickly, so what worked one time might not work the next — but you gather new tricks and tips to add to your travel plan each time. I […]
I went to my first music festival as a carefree 20-something. It involved camping, no showers for three days, and scenes from port-a-potties I’ll never forget (it was as bad as you’d imagine). We had a blast, but I never thought I’d agree to another festival — never mind at age 40, with children. But […]
It happens too often. I have all three kids fed, dressed, shoes on, teeth brushed. We’ve got our diaper bags packed and ready to go. I’m dressed and ready. We’re about to get in the car. What did I forget? To eat! In the morning rush, feeding myself somehow always gets passed by. With the […]
On a lovely early September Sunday, my husband and I took our two boys on a Boston adventure we had been dreaming about since they were born — a trip to Fenway Park to see the top-ranking Red Sox play ball. As lifelong baseball and Sox fans (our wedding reception was conveniently located a few […]
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 […]
Here at Boston Moms Blog, we think Boston is exceptional. It’s no wonder all our friends and families are flocking here to stay with us! Here are some tips for making the most of your time with your visitors — and staying sane with kids in tow. Lodging Depending on their budget, your friends might […]