It is easy to get frustrated with the negatives of winter — cabin fever, all the effort it takes to layer your kids up to go outside, digging your car out of snowbanks just to leave the house. Like all the seasons, winter is fleeting. Enjoy the gifts it offers us while it is present. Despite my skepticism of this frosty season, I have come to realize that there is a place for winter.
I learned that my daughter’s epic airplane meltdown did not make her a bad kid, or me a bad mom. It made us both human. And resilient humans, at that.
See, things have changed a lot. Parents of young kids these days can be distracted — myself included. We have a lot going on, and technology and social media have created an additional burden on us despite all the ways they have made life easier. In part because of all the information we have available, we are constantly judging ourselves. Moms in particular struggle with comparing themselves and their parenting abilities to those of everyone they follow on Instagram or are friends with on Facebook.
Welcome, October! The leaves are changing, the apples are ready for picking, the pumpkins are ripe, and the spooks, spirits, and adorable costumes of Halloween are finally here!
Now that we're heading into fall, all we want to do is soak up the nice weather. As a Boston mom, there’s so much to do in the city! But when you have an 8-month-old who doesn’t do a whole lot yet, where do you go? Here are some of our favorite Boston day trips for mom and baby.
Summer has gone, the kiddos are back in school, and the crisp breeze of autumn is just around the corner! Welcome, September!
Summer has flown by, and the kiddos will be heading back to school before we know it! Whether your celebration is in anticipation of a wonderful school year to come, or in anticipation of a quiet house as the school bus pulls away, here are some fantastic Boston-area back-to-school events to cap off summer 2019 in a fun way!
The dog days of summer are here! Have a picnic, pick some blueberries, and enjoy those last drops of summer vacation with some fantastic summertime fun this August!
What are you drinking this summer? Other than half my weight in water, my choice is margaritas. Not sweet, not spicy, no salt. Just a plain margarita. If you've been looking for the perfect summer drink, try my margarita recipe!
Summer is officially in full swing! Whether you are catching a free outdoor movie, finding a new playground, checking off items on your summer bucket list or attending some beautiful fireworks, July promises to be full of summertime fun! Check out our monthly events guide to get some great ideas for Boston family fun this July!
My toddler loves all things climbing and swinging. For a kid who struggled with sensory issues (and graduated from Early Intervention two months before turning 3), a playground is a welcome wonderland. So while counting down the school days, I've compiled a list of playgrounds to visit on the South Shore. Here are all the great places we'll visit this summer — join us!
It is finally that wonderful time of year! The weather is perfect, the days are long, and it is time to slow down and enjoy the endless possibilities of a Boston summer. Whether your speed is catching a Sox game, going on a staycation adventure, or lounging by the pool, we have some great ideas to keep your family entertained this summer!
Summer kicks off this month, and we couldn't be more excited! It is officially time to enjoy the fun, sun, and excitement of a Boston summer! Check out our monthly events guide to get some great ideas for family fun this June!