The hustle and bustle of everyday mom life can be so busy and overwhelming that it's easy to forget how important one-on-one connection with our children can be. And those bonding moments are not just meaningful for our kids...
We all know the memes about the mental load of motherhood — there's this one and this one, and this one, too. When it comes to parenting, moms (stereotypically) bear the bulk of the mental load. And in my...
Facing the reality of only spending every other weekend with my kids post-divorce was mind-spinning. Prior to our split, I always joked that our family traveled in a pack. Schlepping everyone to every soccer game, basketball clinic, and grocery...
As much as the holidays are enjoyable, I’m relieved when they’re over. I often use the post-holiday crash as a time for decluttering and organizing. It makes me excited for the new year and for repurposing unused items that...
With all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, the new year always seems to sneak up on us. While the holidays may present an opportunity to turn our minds to family and rest (and shopping, cooking, and...
This year, I came up with 33 ideas for stocking stuffers that are neither plastic nor candy. Try some of these to fill your stockings this Christmas!
A few weeks ago I was caught off guard with a moment (or days?) of honest-to-God existential turmoil when I heard of the passing of a beloved local mom who endured a hard-fought battle with cancer. After my initial reaction...
Every year around mid-December, I feel overwhelmed. There are essays to grade, gifts to buy, meals to prep, and parties to plan and attend. With two school-aged children, after-school activities, work obligations, and friends to see, I try to...
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...
About to have a baby? Congrats! Live in the Boston area? Congrats again! As it happens, you're in a great place to connect with other new parents and stay active during the insane transition to new parenthood. Below are...
I have been teaching high school for more than 20 years. I started way back in the early 2000s, before technology was ubiquitous and when students didn't need to be connected at all times. It's strange, both being an...
In our 7th year of homeownership, we decided it was time to remodel our 1960's kitchen, and working with NEDC was a no-brainer for us. Pop over to The Story or Design Phase Part 1 if you haven't read...
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