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Boston Moms is a rapidly growing community of moms in the Boston area, providing a collaborative parenting resource written and read by local moms. We are passionate about engaging with our readers online through mom-to-mom content + recommendations, and offline through our exciting local events that connect moms to each other and to local and national businesses they should know about!
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Boston Brews for You :: Guide to Family-Friendly Breweries

We at Boston Moms Blog love a delicious craft beer. We also love our children. So why not combine them? Craft breweries are usually family friendly (and lots of times dog friendly, too!). So pack some crayons and coloring books, and head out to enjoy one of these terrific breweries in the Boston area.
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Boston Moms Guide to Photographers

Don't you wish you could freeze time while your little ones are still tiny? Boston Moms is here to help! We have compiled a list of amazing photographers in this Guide to Boston Photographers, brought to you by Miss Z Photography and Meg and Roe Photography. Use this guide to find the perfect person to capture those tiny newborn smiles, the rambunctious tween antics, and everything in between!
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It’s Time to Ditch the Screens and Get Outside

Kids (and adults too) need connection more than ever, and I believe the strongest connections can’t be found on a screen or an app — they’re outside.  It's time to ditch the screens and...
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To the Cycle Breakers…

I watched “Maid.”  I had no idea what I was getting into, I had just heard it was “good” and a “must watch.” So without reading the description for the show, I turned it on...

Supporting My Spouse Through Seasonal Depression

My spouse has depression. It's well managed and currently not something we need to think about daily, but each year he struggles with seasonal depression — a type of depression that comes and goes...
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My Adoption Story :: The Journey of a Birth Mom

When I was 17, I gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. He was perfect in every way, and I think about that sweet face often. I only saw him a few times in...

On the Job Hunt :: Career Woman vs. Career Mom

How do you know when it’s time to change your career course? In my single 20s, it was simple: Find a new job, get an offer, and then give notice. Commute to the city?...

Boston Moms Guide to Private Schools + Preschools

Open houses, application deadlines, the right fit, OH MY! If you are going through the daunting task of trying to pick a preschool or a private school, we're here for you! We’ve put together a...
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5 Things This Financial Aid Family Wishes You Knew

My kids' school tuition costs more than my husband and I make each year. We are a middle-class, white family. We work hard, and we're well-educated. My husband and I both hold salaried jobs. And we...

5 Tips for Setting Family Routines and Rituals Before Back-to-School

Summer is in full swing for families, which means less structure and routine — and this year it hits even more. It’s been over a year and a half of social isolation, lots of...

The Bright Horizons Difference

Are you looking for child care that makes your work day easier, provides social development opportunities, and helps your child get ready for school? Bright Horizons® can help you find all of that —...

Baby + Toddler Beach Essentials

Heading to the beach with a baby or toddler this summer? Our team has sourced the MUST HAVE products for a beach day with your littles. Check them out below!