As a family, we have not had a COVID-free year. We lost jobs and two very important family members and have had a difficult year, all due to the coronavirus. I honestly thought as a family we had endured...
Yes, I yell. I am a preschool teacher and am so patient with my students. I am often complimented on how calm and chill I am in the classroom. Children respond so well to gentle guidance and positive reinforcement. I...
Inauguration Day is a BIG day in our country! Are you sitting next to a future president of the United States? It's possible! Ask your child these questions, and save this keepsake printable for years to come. If I Were...
The year 2020 — year of bad tidings — claimed another victim: Justice. No, I don’t mean our justice system or the larger concept of justice. I’m talking about the tween girls’ clothing store Justice, which is currently running a...
Meet Misty Lynch — financial planner, life coach, and founder of the "Modern Money with Misty Lynch" podcast! Moms don’t get the recognition they deserve! As a business run BY local moms FOR local moms, Boston Moms is excited to...
Unless you’re our family dog, you’re probably not embracing the winter of 2020/2021. As COVID cases continue to rise in various cities across the U.S. and now Massachusetts, we wonder how much longer our state will remain "open." News...
About a decade after I graduated from college, I sat down with an old mentor of mine for coffee. In reminiscing about the "good old days," and how much I'd changed since then, he laughed and commented, "Yeah, you...
Looking for a mom to motivate you to achieve whatever your 2021 fitness goals are? Meet Chellsie Memmel. When the 2020 Summer Olympics were postponed, Memmel, a 2008 Olympic silver medalist in gymnastics, 2005 world all-around champion, and a mom of...
Parenting is hard. It is equal parts exciting and exhausting. Every phase brings a new learning curve, and we aren't always equipped with the right tools. As we have spent more time with our children — and ourselves — recently, it...
“I’m on a new diet.” “New year, new me!” “I’m going to lose (insert number here) pounds this year!” “I’m going to only eat healthy — no sugar, no dessert.” “I’m trying this new diet supplement that’s all natural.” “I just need to learn...
As we start a new year, many of us have New Year’s resolutions on the brain. Instead of the usual resolutions — which are typically broken by the end of January — consider creating a family tree if you...
Last year my New Year's resolutions went out the window by April. So instead of setting goals for 2021 that may not be possible due to the uncertain nature of life in general, I’m instead focusing on nurturing the...
I don't know about you, but I'm ready to see 2020 in the rearview mirror. Bye Felicia. It's been real, but we're so done. Like a bad breakup, I'm ready for a clean break and a fresh start in...
For me, it is inevitable: Every year after the holidays, I experience a drop. I feel sadder, more irritable, exhausted, and a little withdrawn. And it makes sense, if you really think about it. With each new school...
Let’s be honest here for just a moment about 2020. We all watched Bird Box in 2018 and saw how that panned out. If you didn't, or have forgotten, the basic plotline is as follows: Mom has to...
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