Goldfish Swim School, with a new location in Brookline, is a state-of-the-art swimming facility dedicated to teaching children how to swim.
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 […]
I was 14 years old when he grabbed me on the bus. I froze for a second on the way to my seat. His hand was under my skirt — my brand new, double tiered, mustard yellow skirt. Outside the bus windows, the scenery alternated between cornfields and subdivisions, but I couldn’t see it. I […]
You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, Know when to fold ’em, Know when to walk away, Know when to run. You never count your money When you’re sittin’ at the table. There’ll be time enough for countin’ When the dealing’s done. I heard this song on the radio the other day, and as […]
We can’t thank you enough for joining us on this amazing ride. We are so grateful for you and this incredible community of parents. We are taking a little time to unplug and spend some time with our families. We’ll still be active on social media, so join us over on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram […]
As my husband and I have started our own little family, we’ve initiated our own Christmas traditions. Baking Christmas cookies, cutting down our Christmas tree, and seeing the Boston Pops are a few. But even though I love these new traditions that fuel the excitement of the holiday, my favorite tradition is a carry-over from […]
With snow on the ground and many a Christmas tree adorning the windows of the homes we pass by, it is evident that there is an overwhelming feeling of holiday cheer. But just as the people that make up the city of Boston are diverse, so are what the holidays mean to the masses. To […]
My husband is a pretty simple man. Every year for Christmas he asks for one thing — to not travel over the holidays. Well, here’s my bad wife confession: He has never gotten his Christmas wish. Instead, every December we load up our children, gifts, and luggage and trek down to North Carolina. We used […]
My father was larger than life. He wasn’t perfect, and we didn’t always get along, but he was an amazing dad. Especially at Christmas. While my father felt family was everything on any given day of the year, Christmas was The Show. My father insisted on the biggest tree, decorated with hundreds of lights, both […]
This year, I came up with 33 ideas for stocking stuffers that are neither plastic nor candy. Try some of these to fill your stockings this Christmas!
My oldest daughter, soon to be 8 years old, sipped her hot cocoa thoughtfully, the white lights of our Christmas tree reflected in her dark blue eyes. She watched me wrestle awkwardly with the star on top. “You know what I really want this year?” ”What’s that?” I asked from within the pine needles, thinking […]
A few years ago, I joined a Facebook group of parents who were pledging to not yell — or yell less — at their kids. The goal was a year without yelling. Around month three, I was failing miserably when someone posted about a mom she saw at daycare pickup who yelled every. single. day. […]