Leah Lynch

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Leah is a Massachusetts native who grew up in the MetroWest area. She met her husband in 2006 and they bonded over all things Boston. After moving to North Carolina for 4 years, they realized they had to move back to New England. (love that dirty water!) In 2011 they welcomed a son into their family. Then 2014, 1 week before having their daughter, their son was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The last but not least little guy came in 2017. With three kids and special needs in their life, they rely on an amazing support system of friends and family. Leah is a stay at home mom, who is also growing a small business, and enjoying the independence and freedom it has given her. Loves: Great food (mostly made by her talented husband), playing with the kids, the beach, date nights, The Pats, The Sox, The B’s, new socks and bras, and American history, and movies. Can’t stand: Cotton balls, weeds, broken crayons, pollen, and vacuuming up Cheerios every half hour.
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A Mom with No Mom Tribe

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I am a mom with no "mom tribe." No village. No mom best friends. I would like to be in a mom tribe. I would like to have a mom best friend. I could really...

Your Kids May Be Saying “Mom” More Than 100 Times a Day! (Mine Are...

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Your kid may be saying “mom” more than 100 times a day. Mine are — literally. I need to know I am not alone. My kids constantly and consistently say "mom" more than 100 times a...
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Autism Families Need Some Love — We Are Teaching Some Tough Stuff

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Learning to understand another's intent is the most complicated lesson we are trying to teach our son with autism.  This first started from a program he began working on in school and with his home...
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Don’t Let This Happen to You :: My Biggest Baby Years Regret

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I was recently flipping through old videos on my phone and reminiscing about the baby years. Like most parents, I have hundreds (actually thousands) of videos of my kids. I like the "quick video"...
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Letting Go of 2020

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What high hopes we all had for 2020. A new decade. My biggest 2020 let down was in September.   Ever since I birthed my last child in June of 2017, I knew September 2020 would...
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Pandemic Weight Loss Is Possible — Here Is How I Did It

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I have three kids, ages 9, 6, and 3. I was overwhelmed, burned out, and exhausted before the pandemic. And I've been much more overwhelmed, burned out, and exhausted since March. Having control over...
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Kid, Please Stop Interrupting My Every Thought

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Kids be like, "Excuse me while I interrupt you being interrupted with my interruption." Having three young kids is wonderful. I am grateful. My family did not feel complete until our third child came into...
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Phantom Baby Crying Is Real… But You’re Just Imagining It

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I grew up in the nineties, so I am going to quote The Cranberries here: "In your head, in your head, they are cryin'. In your head, in your head Zombie, zombie, zombie-ie-ie. What's in...
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5 Car Seat Safety Regulations That Are Commonly Overlooked

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It seems like car seat regulations and guidelines change with each kid I have. I know the basics of car seat safety, and I think I am following the correct guidelines. But honestly, I...

Mind-Blowing Shoe-Tying Trick for Kids

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I have no recollection of learning to tie my shoelaces. I'm assuming my mother or father sat me down at some point to teach me this important skill, but I do not remember it....
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I Have Not Shaved My Legs in 8 Years

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Yes, it is true. I have not shaved my legs in eight years. However, before I explain, let me be clear: I am not walking around with hairy man legs. I do remove the...
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Today We All Cried

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Today we all cried. Some of us cried because we miss our friends. Some of us cried when the iPad was taken away. Some of us cried while struggling to share mommy’s attention. Some of us cried when...
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Got “Mom Back”? Can’t Sleep? Try This.

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My journey with back pain started many years ago. I have terrible posture, I clench my jaw, and I carry all my stress in my back and shoulders. But after having kids, oh man, did it get worse. Nine years of pregnancies, nursing, holding babies, wrangling toddlers, bending over car seats, and endlessly picking items off the floor have taken their toll.
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Isolation and Autism :: A Brutal Combination

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We are nearing the end of Autism Awareness Month, but we're not quite at the end of this difficult period of isolation. It has been a very challenging time in my home, and I...
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I Am Super Anxious About February Vacation Week, But I’ve Got a Plan

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February vacation week is upon us in Massachusetts, and I am stressing out about it. Winter break in December was brutal. I am a stay-at-home mom of three kids, ages 8, 5, and 2. My...