Angie V Martin

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Angie was born and raised in Panama and attended college in Massachusetts, after which she took a couple of years to work in Boston and enjoy the nightlife before attending law school. Soon after becoming an attorney, Angie got married to the love of her life. They set down roots in Jamaica Plain, where they welcomed their firstborn, Henry, in 2012. Angie now lives in Nahant with her husband and two children (little Eloisa was born in 2015) as well as their rescue Boxer dog, Hobie. Angie is passionate about public interest law and serves as the pro bono director at Veterans Legal Services, a nonprofit legal services firm serving Massachusetts military veterans. Angie is also a certified life and leadership coach and loves supporting women and mothers on their journeys in their personal and professional lives. In addition to feeling honored to be a contributing writer for Boston Moms, Angie also enjoys writing in, and translating Boston Moms articles into, Spanish — she is a firm believer in ensuring every Boston mom feels like she/they belong here!

Can We Stop Sharing Our Kids’ Percentiles on Social Media?

  We've all seen it on Facebook or Instagram. Many of us have also done it. We have most likely thought little of it other than that it’s a happy parent (most commonly a mom)...

Visiting Boston :: Best Tourist Spots

Believe it or not, sometimes you can live in a city for years before you tour it as a visitor. At least that’s what happened to me. I lived in Boston for a year...

Our Family’s New Tradition :: Family Fun Night!

We all know parenting doesn’t come with an instruction manual. And for the past nine years of parenthood, my husband and I have been figuring things out as we go while also getting tips...

She Said, “You’re Doing Great, Mom!” and She Was Right

I recently opened up to my fellow Boston Moms writers about the fact that I’ve been feeling inadequate about the work I put into my youngest child’s academics. One of them said to me,...

Mom to Mom :: Trust Your Intuition

When it comes to intuition, there’s the regular kind, and then there’s the “mother’s intuition” kind. And there’s good reason for that. Yes, it’s a thing. And it should be trusted. We moms know...

Las Partes Privadas No Son Palabras Sucias

Este artículo es una traducción al español por nuestra escritora Angie Martin. El artículo original también fue escrito por Angie bajo el título “Private Parts Are Not Bad Words.” Puedes encontrar el artículo original...

Private Parts Are Not Bad Words

Content warning: child sexual abuse I’ve wanted to write about this for a while but faced serious writer’s block, which I have concluded means I’ve been afraid of writing it the wrong way and getting...

8 Cosas Para Enseñarles A Tus Hijos Antes De Que Cumplan Los 8 (Que...

Este artículo es una traducción al español por nuestra escritora Angie Martin. El artículo original fue publicado el 31 de mayo de 2017, bajo el título “8 Things to Teach Your Kids Before They’re...

También Es Difícil Para Ellos

Este artículo es una traducción al español por nuestra escritora Angie Martin. El artículo original fue publicado el 10 de abril de 2016, bajo el título “It’s Hard for Them, Too” y escrito por...

La Realidad de Criar una Familia, Lejos de la Familia

Este artículo es una traducción al español por nuestra escritora Angie Martin. El artículo original fue publicado el 12 de diciembre de 2017, bajo el título “The Reality of Raising a Family Away From...
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Why I Give Money to the Person at the Traffic Light… No Matter What

Have you ever hesitated when you see someone begging for money at the traffic light, the train platform, or the street corner? Have you ever thought you would like to help them but then...
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I’ve Always Loved to Travel… But Now I’m Dreading Getting on a Plane

I blame the pandemic. I used to be that person who loves to travel — especially by plane — so much that even turbulence created a feeling of thrilling excitement. I think I still love...