Tag: love

To All Moms Right Now: It’s OK to Ask for Help

Let’s see if this sounds familiar to any of you moms…  Last year I was at the airport, flying solo with my little ones (crazy,...

How I Met Your Father

    Kids, I’m going to tell you an incredible story… the story of how I met your father. Why have I decided to do...

On COVID-19 and Facing Fear :: There’s More to Learn than...

This isn't easy. Mostly because I, too, am angry and scared and sad. I want to go back to normal. Unfortunately, it looks like this is the new normal, at least for a little while. As uncomfortable as I am, I can't take that out on others. And while I'm happy that everyone has a newfound love for handwashing, I'd like to encourage a love for kindness, compassion, and love itself.

3 Lessons Learned from My Recent Trip to the Nail Salon

A manicure can cost as little as $15 and take as little as 15 minutes. I got to get out of the house and connect with someone face to face, see other women bopping around taking care of themselves, and, most importantly, do something to take care of myself while also paying someone to take care of me, in a way. It did wonders to boost my self-love. Let’s love on ourselves more often, especially when it involves a nice pop of color that can bring joy! 

Love Is…

When my parents were newlyweds, they used to collect and exchange a comic that was popular at the time. It generally featured two naked,...

Takeaways From the Kobe Bryant Tragedy

On Sunday our world stopped in the face of tragedy. News of Kobe Bryant’s untimely death started to spread on news outlets and social...

An Open Letter to My Second Marriage

I’m well aware of the statistics on you, second marriage. We are even more likely to fail than a first marriage because, to summarize the hundreds of internet articles on the subject, we have even more complexities than does a first marriage, with even less of the 'glue' that can hold together a shaky union.

Speaking Your Child’s “Love Language”

I know this sounds silly. Because Gary Chapman's bestselling book, 'The Five Love Languages,' has been around for nearly 25 years. But I never knew what the love languages were until very recently when I stumbled upon an online 'love language' quiz. It was a major game changer.

Love, at the Kitchen Island

Our love isn’t a palm-fringed beach, Or to the moon and back, It’s not a fine dining restaurant, Or a romantic film, all white and black. Our love is at the kitchen island.

Out-of-the-Box Valentine’s Day Ideas

It happens to all of us: In the midst of our crazy lives, Valentine's Day sneaks up out of nowhere. On February 14, panic...

Dear Husband, with Gratitude

Dear Husband, Thanks for cleaning the kitchen every night while we’re all asleep. I know you don’t get enough sleep as a result, but when...

Teaching Love and Tolerance in the Wake of Tragedy

My heart is heavy from the horrific news of yet another mass shooting in this country. I crawled into my oldest daughter's bed last...

Why We Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Keeping romance alive can be tough. It's pretty easy to get caught up in the day to day and forget to make your partner...

Parenting Perspectives :: Disciplining with Love

Motherhood comes with a host of choices about what is best for you, your family, and your children. We at Boston Moms Blog are...

Enjoy Every Minute???

We've all heard it: "Enjoy every minute — they grow up so quickly." We smile and nod and try to move on before we...