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Horrifying MIL Comments Revealed-Boston Moms Blog

Horrifying Mother-in-Law Comments Revealed

We Boston Moms Blog contributors got together recently on a Saturday morning, and let's just say, it didn't take long to start swapping mother-in-law (MIL) horror stories. There is just something dreadful about the...
Spice Up Your Cooking Routine with Pantry - Boston Moms Blog

Spice Up Your Cooking Routine with Pantry

I make the same chicken dish three times a week, mainly because it's simple and easy. But, it’s also BORING! I always hope to try new recipes, but anything with more than seven ingredients seems intimidating....
8 tips for riding the MBTA with kids - Boston Moms Blog

8 Tips for Riding the MBTA with Kids

As a daily commuter, the MBTA can be unpredictable and crowded. As a parent in non-rush hours, the MBTA with kids is the most affordable way to get around Boston — and it's a cheap...
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Parenting Perspectives: I’m Pro Pacifier

Motherhood comes with a host of choices about what is best for you, your family and your children. We at Boston Moms Blog are a diverse group of moms who want to embrace these...

An Affordable At-Home Workout Solution for Motivated Moms {+ GIVEAWAY}

(Disclaimer: The following post is sponsored. However, we would not promote or work with a business we did not believe to be reputable or relevant to our readers.) The pre-baby me worked out six days...

Help! My Child Care Costs More than College!

Since when did child care become more expensive than college? We live in Brookline and pay $26,000 a year for daycare for our 2-year-old daughter. Let that sink in. $26,000! That’s the cost for a no-frills, middle-of-the-road,...

You’re Ruining Your Children and Society — Yes, You!

It’s harsh, but it's true. We are ruining our children and, in the process, contributing to the downfall of society. If you and I exhibited the same behaviors we let our young children get...
Quiz Time

Test Your Style for Dealing with Inappropriate People

I seem to attract socially inappropriate people. You know, the ones who make comments that are rude or insulting toward you or your child, but the commenter either doesn’t realize it or pretends like...

Busting Baby Out of Club Fed

I witnessed something incredible this week. Within just a few seconds on the beach, I saw my kiddo’s disposition completely relax. My kiddo has always been easy-going, but from that first time we walked onto...
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Don’t Incarcerate Me | The Upside of Free Range Parenting

By today’s standards, my parents should be incarcerated. Starting in third grade (8 years old), nearly every weekend my parents let me ride my bicycle alone to the local strip mall about a quarter mile...

Don’t Call Me Mom

I have a love-hate relationship with the term mom. Depending on who says it, I can glow or cringe. I love hearing my daughter say it in her squeaky toddler voice. It makes me melt....

How to Pick Up a Mom Friend

I need mom friends. Not just any mom friends, but ones that have a kid the same age as mine and live in my neighborhood. Just about the only thing I need more than...
Restaurant Meltdowns

Loading Up for Restaurant Russian Roulette

Note: This post is purely satirical and just drawing an analogy.  It's funny.  Promise If they had a blacklist at one of the local chain restaurants in Chestnut Hill, my family would be on it. My daughter...
Toddler Travel Tips

7 Tips for Traveling in Hotels With a Toddler

Last month, I spent 12 nights in a hotel with my toddler. (I know, ridiculous!) Between two, two-night stays to visit friends and family, a three-night stay because of construction in our condo and another...