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Nomsly :: Lunch for Busy Families!

When I was a child, my mom packed my siblings and I homemade, healthy school lunches every day. Now, as a mom, I find myself wondering how she did it? I certainly took it for granted at...

Embracing a Sick Day

My kids and I had been looking forward to December vacation for weeks. We had plans for Disney on Ice, a trip to Legoland, the movies, and playdates to keep us busy for days....

Non-Candy Ideas for a Sweet Trick-or-Treat

My kids are psyched for Halloween, anxiously counting down the days until trick-or-treat time. I'm dreading the job of limiting the candy they eat, and, let's be honest, I'll require some personal oversight as well....

Don’t Wish It Away

A collaboration between Boston Moms Blog and Leah LaRiccia Photography. Being a mom is tough. I have dreamt about being a mom for as long as I can remember. Growing up, I played with dolls and...

Why I’m Not Looking Forward to My Kids Going Back to School

Last week I received the much-anticipated kindergarten class list for my son. With it, a small lump formed in my throat. While I am excited for my son to enter this new world of...

Child-Free Weekends? Not for Me…

In case you missed it, the most recent parenting-related internet stir is about a couple with a young child spending every weekend childless. Yes, you heard me correctly. Australian model Rachael Finch and her husband, ballroom...

Swim Success at the British Swim School

This 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. With warmer weather just around the corner, I jumped...
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It’s OK to Break Up with Your Dentist

I used to dread bringing my children to the dentist. I'm sure no one rates a trip to the dentist as their favorite activity ever, but I couldn't put my finger on why I...

How to Prep for a Winter Storm with Kids {with Printable}

Being born and raised in New England (I've never lived anywhere else!), I have experienced some of the brutal winters this area has to offer. Add kids to the mix, and snow storms can be...
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Staying Forever Young :: A First Timer’s Trip to the Plastic Surgeon

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. It's no secret — our skin changes as...

The Interfaith Family :: Celebrating Christmukkah

I met my husband 10 years ago this December at a Christmas party. After a few drinks I remember asking him what he was doing for Christmas. His response: "I don't celebrate Christmas, I'm...
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Parenting Perspectives: We Love The Lovey!

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...
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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September means fall is around the corner. September also means Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. As an oncology nurse, I know how crucial it is to use this as a teachable moment, especially because ovarian cancer is known...
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What Is a CSA and What Am I Doing?! Mid-Summer Check In!

So, we're halfway through summer — cue the tears — and it's time for an update on my first summer CSA. (Here is my first post about what a CSA is.) Let's cut to the chase:...
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How Sorority Life Prepared Me for Motherhood

When I joined a sorority my freshman year of college, I never thought it would help me prepare for motherhood. Much to my surprise, sorority life and mom life are very similar on so...