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Summer Swim Safety - Boston Moms Blog

Summer Swim Safety

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Boston Moms Blog recently shared an article on Facebook that hit home with me. I, too, had a heart-stopping moment with my daughter around water. It happened on one of the last warm-ish days of last autumn. My dad took my then...
I've just started a new job. (Yay!) It's part time, which leaves me a little flexibility to do the daily drop offs and pick ups — part and parcel of modern parenthood — but I'm in the office for about three...
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