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Should You Go Back to College After Having Kids?

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 […]

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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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My Complicated Relationship with ‘I’m Sorry’

Before I taught mediation, I had no qualms about throwing out an “I’m sorry” whenever the words came to mind. During training I always included a section on apologies, because they can be an amazingly powerful part of the mediation process. In anticipation of this section, I was discussing philosophical perspectives on apologies. And then […]

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Awesome Mom Alert :: Liz Conrad

In an effort to recognize the amazing moms in the Boston community, we are seeking out some of these extraordinary mothers to hear more about their lives and gather their words of wisdom. Liz Conrad founded her non-profit organization, Viv’s Give, in honor of her daughter, Vivienne, in 2014. Viv’s Give provides free diapers, formula, and baby […]

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Rejecting the Narrative of the Selfless Mother

Rejecting the Narrative of the Selfless Mother

When my youngest nephew was 2 years old, my sister-in-law had the opportunity to spend a month studying architecture in Japan. She was halfway through obtaining her graduate degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, a program she started when he was just 4 months old. Brilliantly talented and incredibly driven, she had been working 60-hour […]

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Moms on the Loose! BMB Hits the Town!

Moms on the Loose! BMB Hits the Town!

It’s rare to meet a mother who doesn’t need a night out, and last Friday’s Boston Moms Blog night out was a particular treat: Most of us were meeting each other for the first time! Oh sure, we compliment each other’s ideas and collaborate on articles, but that’s all online; we all work and write and parent […]

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