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Parenting- Boston Moms

In an ideal world, parenting would be effortless, with a guide for every situation. However, we all know that’s not the reality. Each child is unique, requiring special love, care, and nurturing. So, without a parenting manual, what can you do? That’s where Boston Moms comes in. Our team consists of more than 40 contributors from different backgrounds and family structures, bringing a diverse range of experiences from various walks of life and parenthood.

Parenthood is an amazing journey, filled with challenges and beautiful moments. The anticipation and mixed emotions during pregnancy mark the beginning of this transformative experience. The newborn phase brings sleepless nights and countless diaper changes, but oh, the incomparable joy of witnessing your baby’s first smile! As your little one blossoms into a curious toddler, the journey transforms into a whirlwind of managing tantrums, fostering independence, and cherishing their first words and wobbly steps. The school years unveil a whole new spectrum of challenges, as you navigate the delicate balance between academics, extracurricular activities, and the intricate world of social development. And as the teenage phase unfolds, their identity takes shape, boundaries are established, and the need for open communication becomes paramount. Every stage of motherhood, though it can be tough, strengthens the unbreakable bond between a mom and her child.

Our goal at Boston Moms is to be there for you during every stage of parenthood, offering resources and support. Whether you need guidance or just someone to be there, we want to walk alongside you in your parenthood journey.

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Living in a fairly urban setting means that we walk almost everywhere, which is great for the kids.  Our area also happens to be chock full of dogs who are out and about with their owners all the time.  It's...
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Some of us look for signs to tell us whether to have another child. Sometimes the answer is clear. And sometimes it is deeply muddled and riddled with equivocation. But I think, after my three pregnancies, I've figured a few things out. Like how to know you're done having kids. Here are nine ways you can know for sure.
Whether you’re expecting your first or your third child, or your kids are in high school, parents are busy. With everything parents have to do, one of the most important things you should have on your to-do list — estate planning...
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So you wave that hand-stitched, hand-dyed, quilted, embroidered, bedazzled flag, my Pinterest Mom friend. And when you see that look on my face as I survey your bounty of homemade gloriousness, know that’s not judgment or criticism. That’s wonderment and pride in you for what you’ve made, as well as a big helping of gratitude for you sharing what you’ve made with me. Because you know damn well I’m taking a slice of that cake.
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Kids be like, "Excuse me while I interrupt you being interrupted with my interruption." Having three young kids is wonderful. I am grateful. My family did not feel complete until our third child came into the world. But whether you...
'Tis the season of Thanksgiving and gift giving, time with family and friends, turkey, and the first crisp days of winter. This time of year, there is a lot of talk of gratitude and appreciation — we may take...
It doesn't matter where — school, daycare, soccer practice, swim lessons, a birthday party, Nana's house, vacation. It could be the most exciting trip to an amusement park that we've been planning and talking about for months. We are always late!
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