Ask a roomful of moms what their greatest parenting fears are, and you'll hear a variety of answers. Accidents and injuries. Illness or disease. Bullying. Kidnapping.  But for me? My number one worry is substance use, abuse, and addiction. My...
Parenting is hard. It is equal parts exciting and exhausting. Every phase brings a new learning curve, and we aren't always equipped with the right tools. We parents are being pulled in a million different directions every day with our many...
Get involved. Be that parent. Parents often apologize for emailing me too often. I tell them to never apologize for advocating on behalf of their child. Open communication is important in all relationships. Whether your child is in preschool, high school, or anywhere in between, remember that you are their advocate, and you should have a relationship with their teacher. You don't have to go out of your way to set up meetings. Emails and phone calls (I prefer emails because I do not have a phone in my classroom) are adequate. As a teacher, I appreciate when a parent is involved in their child's education.
Congratulations — you're having a baby! From now on, everything in your life will seem overwhelmingly chock full of options. So, it's a fitting initiation to motherhood that one of the first decisions you'll make — your Boston labor...
This Mother’s Day? Please don’t ask me what I want. Don’t ask me to think. Don't leave it to me to plan the day. It's not even that I want to be left alone — it's not that I'm expecting...
I love shopping, especially when it comes to gifts. I enjoy of thinking about what a person might like and then carefully planning the perfect present. As a mom, sometimes gifts for my children also have a logical, practical...
At the end of the musical "Into the Woods," there is a song called "Children Will Listen." As a child, I loved the show because of the fun characters. As an adult, it's the final song that hits home...
Welcome to season three of the Wicked Good Momcast! Here at Boston Moms, we are always doing what we can to support our favorite local, female, wicked good entrepreneurs. And we want to introduce them to you! Season 3...
Bruh, I'm finna eat some of that bussin' chicken mom made! No cap! If you need a decoder to decipher what that sentence means, this guide is for you. Compiled with the assistance of my 17-, 15-, and 13-year-olds, this...
Half a million spectators will find their places along the 26.2-mile Boston Marathon route this Patriot’s Day. Whether you know someone running or simply want to be inspired by the 30,000 athletes, this 127-year tradition is a must for...
I’ve always had a hard time remembering the past in anything more detailed than vague, broad strokes and themes. I know I’m not alone in this, yet I often feel like I am. I have very few specific childhood memories...
I recently read that Luke Kuechly, who played at Boston College while I was in college just down the road, is set to be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame later this year. Upon reading the headline...
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