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Archived Since:September 12, 2016

Blog Post Archive

Be the Nicest Mom in the Room

A few years ago, I joined a Facebook group of parents who were pledging to not yell — or yell less — at their kids. The goal was a year without yelling. Around month three, I was failing miserably when someone posted about a mom she saw at daycare pickup who yelled every. single. day. […] The post Be the Nicest Mom in the Room appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

Plan Your Holiday Weekend – December 15 – 17

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A Gift Guide for the Commuting Mom

Whether you’re in your car for hours every day or take public transportation to and from work, there are small indulgences that can make your commute easier. For mothers, commute time might be one of the only opportunities all day where...Show More Summary

The Reality of Raising a Family Away From Family

I’ll never forget what the nurse said to me the day I was being released from the hospital after my first child was born. I’m sure I looked like the typical new mom as I packed up my tiny bundle of joy — a mix of fear and excitement written on my already-exhausted face. Sounding […] The post The Reality of Raising a Family Away From Family appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

We Celebrate Both :: The Story of an Interfaith Family

On the day after Thanksgiving, we put up our holiday decorations. A wreath made of colored balls in the shape of a peace sign goes on our front door. We put our menorah on our dining room table, and our vintage tinsel Christmas treeShow More Summary

Mom Hack :: The BMC Field Guide to the Phases of Childhood

Thank you Boston Medical Center for sponsoring this post.Whether you’re a first-time parent or an experienced pro, raising a child is challenging. From birth to third grade, your child is in a critical developmental period for cognitive, social, and emotional skills. Show More Summary

Boston-Area Hanukkah Happenings :: 2017

This is a joyous season, to be sure. Christmas lights, Christmas cookies, stocking stuffers, and Christmas carols. You can imagine, though, as a Jewish girl growing up in the suburbs, I always had a tinge of jealousy not being able to celebrate in quite the same way. Show More Summary

iPhones at the Restaurant :: Yea or Nay?

A few weekends ago our family ended the day at a local pizza place and enjoyed a great dinner together. The restaurant was nice enough to provide the kids with pizza dough to play with as well as crayons and paper for the table — ample activities for the kids to occupy themselves while we […] The post iPhones at the Restaurant :: Yea or Nay? appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

Plan Your Weekend – December 8 – 10

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No Elfen Tattletales Here :: Why I Chose to Leave the Elf on the (Store) Shelf!

I’m the mom you roll your eyes at. I go ALL OUT for holidays. I set up elaborate holiday breakfasts, stash away dozens of holiday-themed books, make birthdays a full-on experience. I love giving gifts, and I love making memories for my kids. Show More Summary

Mindful Grieving :: How to Teach Your Children to Deal With Loss

I remember very clearly the day my grandfather died. I was 13, and as a family we flew to Deadwood, South Dakota, where my grandparents lived. As we entered his home, I remember feeling his presence. I remember experiencing a pang of sadness when I saw his handwriting on a letter placed on his desk. Show More Summary

You Can Make Gifts With Your Kids!

I love making things and helping other people make things — which is good, since that’s my job! I firmly believe anyone can create things. You just have to want to do it, and it’s OK to ask for help if you need it. Here are some accessible ideas for homemade gifts you can put together […] The post You Can Make Gifts With Your Kids! appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

Event Recap :: Boston Moms Blog Night Out at the Movies

Boston Moms Blog hosted a Bad Moms Christmas night out at the movies at Patriot Place. We really enjoyed getting out into the community with fellow moms! The post Event Recap :: Boston Moms Blog Night Out at the Movies appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

Taking the Chaos Out of Christmas

Every year during the month of December, I repeat several hopeful promises to myself: In coming years, I WILL SHOP EARLIER. I will do holiday errands early, and check off my “to-do list” before December 1 so I can fully enjoy the magic...Show More Summary

What to Do When Your Elf Flies North

We are excited to partner with Kudo Banz to bring you this fun holiday gift!‘Tis the season for Elf fun! But what about when Elf has to leave? Kudo Banz is your solution for year-round good behavior. The post What to Do When Your Elf Flies North appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

Flying Solo :: Tips for Traveling Alone With Kids

Our family has traveled quite a bit since my 2-year-old twins came along. Each flight has, of course, been a different adventure. Babies and toddlers change so quickly, so what worked one time might not work the next — but you gather new tricks and tips to add to your travel plan each time. Show More Summary

Plan Your Weekend – December 1 – 3

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Making Family Memories at a Music Festival

I went to my first music festival as a carefree 20-something. It involved camping, no showers for three days, and scenes from port-a-potties I’ll never forget (it was as bad as you’d imagine). We had a blast, but I never thought I’dShow More Summary

Moving to Boston :: The South End

Maybe you’ve been in Boston for years, but you’re now having kids and looking to relocate. Maybe you’re planning a move to the Boston area from another city in the U.S. or abroad, and you’re trying to make sense of your options. Whatever the case, Boston Moms Blog is here to help with a handy […] The post Moving to Boston :: The South End appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

On the Eve of Having Three

“Mommy, push me high-yaaaa,” my 2.5-year-old yells from his perch on the swing set glider, laughing in delight as I pull the ride-on toy back to launch him into the air, my burgeoning belly getting kicked along the way. My 4-year-old shouts for another push from the single swing a few feet away, so I […] The post On the Eve of Having Three appeared first on Boston Moms Blog.

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