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Nomsly :: Lunch for Busy Families!

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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...
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Embracing a Sick Day

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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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

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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

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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}

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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!

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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

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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...