I had waited so long to have my first child and loved every moment of being a Mom, but my maternity leave was coming to an end.  It was time for me to return to work, to the job I...
Everyone pulls out the camera for the birthday parties, the Halloween costumes and the third grade concert, but photographing the everyday details of your children’s lives is a great way to preserve the small but significant things that are...
My journey in my relationship with food has been at times rocky, often love/hate, and sometimes just over-indulgent. I’m talking, I can put down a whole pizza and rack of breadsticks by myself in like 3 breaths. Don’t ask...
We have been reading with my daughter, now almost 3 1/2, since she was born. Her small room has bins packed with stories that she can reach, sort, and choose herself. Stories, often as many as 6 or 7,...
When I found out I was having a girl, I could not wait to spend my entire paycheck go clothes shopping for her. She would have her own style, for sure.  A laid back, bohemian vibe. She would wear...
The first Christmas Mark and I were married, I came up with an elaborate 12 Gifts of Christmas scheme that ended with 12 dates for the next year. They were fun things like doing a reverse progressive dinner around...
  February is Heart Month. What does that mean to us moms? Well, heart disease is the number one killer of women and is more deadly than all forms of cancer, combined. Breaking it down even more, it accounts for 1...

His First Day Being Big

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Clothes laid out the night before. Lunch packed. Forms completed and signed. I peeked in on my little boy, peacefully sleeping in his own big bed. I crawled into my bed, knowing that before the night was out he’d...
Last month, I spent 12 nights in a hotel with my toddler. (I know, ridiculous!) Between two, two-night stays to visit friends and family, a three-night stay because of construction in our condo and another three-night stay (turned five because...
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Welcome to Boston Moms Blog! It's been a lot of fun getting this website ready for you, and we are thrilled to have you here!  A lot of blood, sweat and tears (and lots of love and red wine) went into...
Showcase your 2014 photos with a photo book If you’re anything like me, you have hundreds (um, OK, thousands) of photos. Just. From. Last. Year. And, if you’re anything like me, most of them are sitting on your computer (or your phone), enjoyed by....no one. This...
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Boston Moms Guide to Black-Owned Businesses in Greater Boston

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