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 […]
Parents want the best for their children, and ensuring that their children have good dental care is an important part of keeping the family healthy.
If you are looking for Boston events to keep you and your family entertained this month, we’ve got you covered! There is a lot of fun to be had in February!
When I was pregnant, I had all sorts of ideas and goals about parenting. Some I stuck with, and some went out the window. But one thing that always drew eye rolls, snickers, and, “Good luck with that,” was my decision to use cloth diapers. In the back of my mind, I did worry that […]
Maybe you’ve been in Boston for years, but you’re now having kids and looking to relocate. Maybe you’re planning a move to the Boston area from another city in the U.S. or abroad, and you’re trying to make sense of your options. Whatever the case, Boston Moms Blog is here to help with a handy […]
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 […]
I like to think my ability to “mom” exists on a spectrum — the “mom continuum.” I have days where I feel like I have it all together. Lunches? Prepped. Laundry? Folded and put away. Dinner? Home cooked and delicious. Other days, to quote a favorite expression of my father, I feel like I am […]
When our son with diagnosed with autism at age 2, I never considered getting a handicap placard for our cars. We had another baby a week later, and the reality of how difficult managing multiple children in busy parking lots set in. Who do you take out of the carseat first? Should I use a […]
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 […]
I am so done with mean moms. In a time when people seem to be more divided, the last thing we need is moms going at each other, one snarky Facebook comment at a time. I’ve encountered the wrath of these mom bullies since the moment I became a mom — it’s almost like a […]
Happy New Year? This whole celebrating the New Year with excitement, vim, and vigor has never resonated with me. Are you kidding me? After the holidays, I feel like I just ran a marathon. I’ve got nothing left. That mindset was bothering me. And then I thought about it. My burgeoning business recently started taking […]
My journey of discovering the power of positive self-talk started about a year ago. I heard a very charismatic woman speak about how she used positive self-talk to change her life and parenting. She challenged us to get out of our comfort zones and start using positive self-talk to choose our thoughts and change our […]
Having spent over a decade guiding families through their journey of adopting a child, I know how much information is out there. Even after all these years working as an adoption program director at a private international and domestic adoption agency, I still find myself learning something new every day. If you’re brand new to […]