Tag: being a mom

Spring Sports, New Attitude

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It has been 14 months since my children have done anything organized, outside of school. And now, suddenly, we are in the thick of...

What’s in Your Toddler Bag?

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Once upon a time, an early twenties Courtney met a mother who rocked a cocktail dress, had an infant, and didn’t have a baby...

Meet a Boston Mom :: Katie Greer of KL Greer Consulting

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Meet Katie Greer, the founder of KL Greer Consulting. Katie is a renowned expert and keynote speaker in internet safety who has been featured...

Foregoing Mom Guilt Even When I Choose Myself First

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When my friends tell me they feel guilty when they're working or they worry they don't "do enough" as a stay-at-home mom, I tell...

Thank You for Being Our “Beta Tester” — You’ve Made Me a...

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Dear Firstborn, According to the dictionary, the noun beta test is defined as “a field test of the beta version of a product (such as...

Meet a Boston Mom :: Divya Kumar, Psychotherapist and Co-Founder of...

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Meet Divya Kumar, psychotherapist and co-founder of the Perinatal Mental Health Alliance for People of Color. Moms don’t get the recognition they deserve! As a...

Peloton :: It’s More Than a Workout (It’s Therapy)

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I heard about the fancy spin bike, remembered the controversial commercial, and never thought I would be one to actually purchase the Peloton. But I...

Changing Perspective :: How My Interview with a Teenager Resolved My...

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Parenting is a matter of perspective. In 2005, I got married and gave birth to my first child. In my perspective, our new life was...

It’s International Women’s Day… But We’re Tired

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It’s 1848 in New York City. Several women, after being banned from speaking at an anti-slavery convention, held our nation’s first women’s rights convention. It’s...

Healing Perfectionism in Parenting

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2020 was a big year for personal growth for me, primarily because COVID forced it. It was a year in which boundaries became necessary...

Boston-Area Nonprofit Spotlight :: Parenting Journey

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The Greater Boston area is home to many exceptional nonprofits, but the ones that serve moms are especially close to our hearts. Boston Moms...

Why Martin Luther King’s Dream Is Still Just A Dream

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This month, we celebrate the accomplishments of revered civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. You’d have a hard time finding a child...

Can We Take Anymore? Our Family’s COVID Scare

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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...

Confessions of a Yelling Mom :: Keep It Together by Being...

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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...

Can We Keep Mom Guilt at Bay During the Holidays?

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Who else looks forward to the holiday season every year, completely forgetting the push and pull that comes with being a mom? Who else gets...