I texted my husband today, feeling kind of ridiculous: "I've gotta do it... I'm running to Costco for toilet paper and boxed macaroni. You know — coronavirus." He laughed at me, but I consoled myself with the fact that at least...
When work-from-home life began in March, the first thing my new 3- and 1-year-old co-workers were trained on was Zoom. With everyone now working remotely — but everyone needing to see each other (partly because we crave social interaction, but...
This easy Fourth of July craft is perfect for little hands that aren’t quite ready for more elaborate crafting, and it's also an awesome occupational therapy activity! It’s easily modified for sensory-sensitive kiddos who don’t like to get their...
Boston Moms is thrilled to share this guest post written by Rita Morris, a local parent coach, certified life coach, and licensed mental health counselor. Who could have ever imagined we would be living through a pandemic in 2020? COVID-19 has...
School is back in session, and if your children are attending in person they are likely spending the majority of their days in a mask. The hunt for the best, most comfortable mask isn't something any of us had...
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About a decade after I graduated from college, I sat down with an old mentor of mine for coffee. In reminiscing about the "good old days," and how much I'd changed since then, he laughed and commented, "Yeah, you...
Have you considered the impact the books you read at home can have on the little people you are raising? Including books that feature characters and families that look like yours, as well as ones that don't, is integral...
Dear Firstborn, Have you ever heard of a beta test? Well, it's defined as a field test of the beta version of a product. Yes, this term is usually referring to software or other products. But in many ways, you are...
I remember getting my first text message. My Nokia didn’t have apps but did have that snake game where you try to not hit the wall or yourself. Now, I have a folder on our iPad for games, for...
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 receive significant financial aid from...
Change can be scary, no matter your age.   Kids go through change all the time and are usually remarkably resilient. They start school, sometimes knowing no one in their class. They show up to a soccer practice not having any...
I remember bringing my eldest daughter home from the hospital and feeling unsure about what our future would look like or what my parenting style would be. Co-sleeping just happened naturally for us. She had colic and struggled with...
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Things to Do During April Break at Boston Children’s Museum

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Are you looking for things to do during April Break? You've come to the right place! Boston Moms is thrilled to partner with Boston...