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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3 Tips From a Pharmacist’s Wife

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Winter is coming, which means cough, cold, and stomach bug season is upon us parents. We all do the best we can to protect our kids from the worst of the germs, but despite all the hand scrubbing and avoiding shared food and drinks, your kids will get sick. As a pharmacist's wife, I have learned a few useful tips and want to share the knowledge. 
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Please and Thank You Are Not “Magic Words”

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For the most part, my kids have good manners and often say please and thank you. However, they did not learn this important life skill through bribery.
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To the Moms of Kids With Physical Disabilities :: I See You

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I have learned that moms of children with physical disabilities are the strongest, most patient, and most incredible women in the world.
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3 Things to Never Say to an Autism Mom (and What You Should Say...

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April is Autism Awareness Month. What can you do to support the autism community today? You are at a playground and strike up a conversation with a mom pushing her baby on the swing next...

Nielsen Lab :: That Time I Got Paid to Watch a Commercial

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I recently did a consumer neuroscience study at Nielsen Lab in Boston. It was easy, quick, fun, and interesting — and it gave me a break from my tiny humans. I got paid $100...
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Parenting Advice from “The Office’s” Michael Scott

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My husband and I started watching "The Office" in 2008. The show was already in its fourth season, but we caught up quickly when we bought all the previous seasons on DVD (before the...
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My Handicap Parking Placard :: The Perk I Never Wanted

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When our son with diagnosed with autism at age 2, I never considered getting a handicap placard for our cars. We had another baby a week later, and the reality of how difficult managing...
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How to Encourage Positive Self-Talk for Kids

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My journey of discovering the power of positive self-talk started about a year ago. I heard a very charismatic woman speak about how she used positive self-talk to change her life and parenting. She...

Moving to Greater Boston :: North Attleboro

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Maybe you’ve been in Boston for years, but you’re now having kids and looking to relocate. Maybe you’re planning a move to the Boston area from another city in the U.S. or abroad, and...
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Autism Halloween :: It’s a Scary Story

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I was a pastor's kid growing up in Massachusetts, and there are many things that were great about it. I have wonderful memories of Christmas Eve services, potlucks, Easter fun, harvest fairs, and youth...
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DIY Baby Wipes — They Are So Much Better

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I started making my own baby wipes about three years ago, right after my second child was born. I initially wanted to make homemade wipes to save some money, but as it turns out,...
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I Got My Tubes Tied Because C-Section Recovery Is the Worst

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When my husband and I decided to have our third child, we did so knowing it would be our last. We were already overwhelmed with our 5-year-old autistic son and our extremely active and...
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Choosing Gratitude Over Fear :: Our Autism Story

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Our oldest child was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder at the age of 2, exactly one week before I delivered our daughter. It was an intense thing to hear only days before our family...