Boston Moms

Boston Moms is a rapidly growing community of moms in the Boston area. We are a collaborative blog written and read by local moms. We are passionate about engaging with our readers offline through our exciting local events that connect moms to each other and great businesses.

Boston Moms Guide to Private Schools + Preschools

Open houses, application deadlines, the right fit, OH MY! If you are going through the daunting task of trying to pick a preschool or a private school, we're here for you! We’ve put together a...
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5 Things This Financial Aid Family Wishes You Knew

My kids' school tuition costs more than my husband and I make each year. We are a middle-class, white family. We work hard, and we're well-educated. My husband and I both hold salaried jobs. And we...

5 Tips for Setting Family Routines and Rituals Before Back-to-School

Summer is in full swing for families, which means less structure and routine — and this year it hits even more. It’s been over a year and a half of social isolation, lots of...

The Bright Horizons Difference

Are you looking for child care that makes your work day easier, provides social development opportunities, and helps your child get ready for school? Bright Horizons® can help you find all of that —...

Baby + Toddler Beach Essentials

Heading to the beach with a baby or toddler this summer? Our team has sourced the MUST HAVE products for a beach day with your littles. Check them out below!

Greater Boston Real Estate Agents + Real Estate Professionals

So you've decided to buy or sell a home in the Greater Boston area. Now what? Check out this list of awesome local real estate agents and groups! To use this guide, click on the metro...

What Makes a Perfect Nursery? Advice From Professionals Who Know

What makes a perfect nursery? Karina from Nightingale Night Nurses has some very helpful advice! We see these adorable aesthetic nurseries on Instagram with the wicker baskets and the giant giraffes and the flowy curtains....

2021 Boston-Area Summer Bucket List

Summer, summer, summer! It's the most wonderful time of the year! The weather is perfect, the days are long, and it is time to slow down and enjoy the endless possibilities of a Boston summer! Click...

Talking to Toddlers About Ability Differences and Chronic Illness

Conversations around ability difference, mobility aids, and chronic illness can be tough with little ones. Their questions can feel big, and many times it might seem like the answers are too much for their...

All Things Baby :: Boston-Area Resources for Pregnancy, Postpartum, and Newborn Care

Hooray! You're pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or recently had a baby. Now what? Pregnancy and postpartum can be filled with so much excitement and joy, but it can also be overwhelming to try to make the best decisions for your growing family. From prenatal and postpartum support to newborn nighttime challenges to pelvic floor therapy and nutrition, this guide has it all.
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The Best Books for Raising Inclusive Kids :: Stories That Feature Disability and Neurodiversity

Have you considered the impact that the books you choose for your at-home library can have on the little people you are raising? Including books that feature characters and families that look like yours,...

Busy Moms Love Easy, Nutritious Meals for the Fur Babies :: Top Shelf Dog...

They say dogs are man's best friend, but your puppy is definitely mommy's little helper, right? Whether that means enriching your kids' lives by teaching them responsibility or cuddling with you after a long...
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Let’s Talk About It :: Pregnancy Feels Different When You’re a Survivor of Sexual...

I’m a survivor of sexual abuse, and I’m also a mom.  Although I know my experience is far from unique, it’s also something that’s rarely spoken about.  Sometimes there are conversations in the support groups I’m...

Boston Moms Guide to Photographers

Don't you wish you could freeze time while your little ones are still tiny? Boston Moms is here to help! We have compiled a list of amazing photographers in this Guide to Boston Photographers, brought to you by Miss Z Photography and Meg and Roe Photography. Use this guide to find the perfect person to capture those tiny newborn smiles, the rambunctious tween antics, and everything in between!

Boston-Area Neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt

Boston-area families won't be able to attend our typical Easter egg hunts this year, but with a little help from our local communities, we can go on an Easter egg hunt while still practicing social distancing! Similar to the "bear hunts" and "chalk walks" we’ve seen happening in neighborhoods all over America, our egg hunt works best if lots of neighbors (young and old) participate.