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In November, we wear blue. But every day, regardless of the month, I wear an insulin pod and a continuous glucose monitor. November is American Diabetes Awareness Month, and I have Type 1 Diabetes. Being a mom is...
I haven't slept soundly in months. My mind is racing, and I seem to have added "insomniac" to my resume. Sleep is hard to come by, so when it does happen, I want to be comfortable. I want to...
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 almost nothing combined with the...
Many people are working from home this year... even Santa! Santa is staying healthy and safe in the North Pole as he prepares for his Christmas Eve journey! While we won't be able to visit Santa for our typical holiday...
Almost every night I am awakened by one (or both!) of my children coming into my bed. I used to dream of a full night's sleep, jealous of the wunderkind babies sleeping through the night early on. My bed...
Have you ever had a song stuck in your head? Top 40, commercial jingle, or kid tune? It's more than that — it's an earworm. No, it's not gross — that's the actual name given to a tune that...
Hey, mama! Yeah, you. Stop what you're doing for a minute. Take a nice long breath. In, and out. I have a question for you. When is the last time you practiced a little self-care? When is the last time you...
I am a mom. Like, real life, five kids in nine years, 13 years straight of changing diapers, breastfed, bottle fed, and everything in between MOM.  And I have a secret.  I have no idea what I am doing.  (Shh. Don't tell my...
As we enter the colder months of the year, entertaining our children (and ourselves!) can become more challenging. Libraries have so much to offer for the entire family, whether you’re looking for a new audiobook to listen to during...
We're walking down the street together, just me and you. My middle child. Even though you're now a "big, grown-up 6-year-old," you slip your hand into mine and skip along beside me. "I really love you, mom," you say....
Meet Marissa Goldstein, CEO and co-founder of local brand Rafi Nova. Moms don’t get the recognition they deserve! As a business run BY local moms FOR local moms, Boston Moms is excited to showcase the hard work local moms are...
After the birth of my fifth baby at the young age of 40, I set an immediate goal to get back into shape, live a healthy lifestyle, and build strength and endurance. Keeping up with five energetic kiddos is...
Welcome to the rabbit hole. Wherein I disclose my Google search history and answer every question you didn't realize you had — in a non-sequitur manner, of course. It started with an innocent yet semi-embarrassing question: "How much sex is...
Back in March, when we were asked to stay home because of this "novel" coronavirus situation, most of us had no idea what we were in for. At first, when we thought we’d be home for a couple of...
Friendly PSA for all you overly optimistic pandemic bread bakers: If you bought an exorbitant amount of yeast in bulk at your local wholesale store at the beginning of the 2020 quarantine, it is now time to dig it out...
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The Pumpkin Roll :: A Pandemic-Proof Holiday Tradition

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This holiday season seems to be the latest thing we can add to the “pivot” column. When I learned that Thanksgiving was no longer...