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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 […]
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 […]
I love the holidays. Especially Thanksgiving. I love the food, I love the parties, I love the feel of it all. But most of all, I love being with tons of family, catching up on life, watching my children play with their cousins, and just being together. Well, I loved that — past tense. Three years ago when […]
Suddenly, I missed Saguaro Lake. I was looking out the window in our Boston apartment at the cloudy, wintery snowscape and hating it. I wasn’t hating it consciously, but this Arizona girl can only take so much of grey skies and cold weather. So I missed the sight of the tall, mint-green saguaro cacti in the […]
My family is looking for love. Real love. A family to settle down with for the long haul. Here’s how our personal ad reads: Us: Fun-loving family of five. Enjoy board games, building forts out of couch cushions, pancake breakfasts, and soccer at the park. Lots of noise, lots of laughter, occasional meltdowns. We clean […]
Not long ago, I ran into a college friend while my husband and I were out to dinner. By way of introduction, I told my husband how she and her husband were my neighbors in our senior year apartment complex. “Actually,” she interrupted, “X and I broke up.” After flustering for a second, we were able […]