Sorry, First Child, I Don’t Love You As Much

Everyone said, "Having two is hard, but when your second is born you'll love them both more than you ever imagined you could." For me, it just wasn't true. When my second daughter was born, I was smitten. It was the love they had always talked...

It’s Hard for Them, Too

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It had been a long night, and I was so close to being on the other side of it. Then halfway through the last verse of the last bedtime song, you lifted your head up. "Wawa?" you asked. I took a cursory glance around...

Three Tips for Taking a Baby to a Baseball Game (or Any Game)

It might seem like taking your infant to a baseball game is off the table until they're older. With advance planning, however, taking your baby to a ball game — or any sporting event — is completely doable. I would know: My son has...

Getting Around With Kids :: Baby Carriers and Strollers for Our 3 Under 3

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When my twins were born, I wondered how we would ever be able to navigate life with them and my son, who was 20 months old at the time. It has been 10 months, and with a lot of trial and error we have...

15 Boston-Area Flower Farms You’ll Want To Check Out This Spring

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Spring is in the air! Here at Boston Moms, we love a good flower farm. There's something dreamy and nostalgic about roving through rows of blooms searching for the best ones to take home. Whether you are an avid gardener with a green thumb...

Donating Kids Items in the Boston Area

Kids grow out of everything! So what to do with the things they've outgrown? Donating is a great answer!

I’m Your Kid’s School Bus Driver

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Hey there, Allow me to introduce myself. I'm your kid's school bus driver. You see me every day, slowly bouncing down your street in my 40-foot-long, red-light-blinking, stop-sign-swinging, bright yellow chariot full of kids.  Yeah, I went through a whole bunch of training to learn to...

A Mom with No Mom Tribe

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I am a mom with no "mom tribe." No village. No mom best friends. I would like to be in a mom tribe. I would like to have a mom best friend. I could really use a village. I just have not found it yet. I...

No One Is Coming

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I sit in the dark for hours. Or what seems like hours. Every night. For almost 16 months now. At first, it was hard. Unbelievably so. But eventually, I flipped my perspective and realized this would only last a little while. A fleeting moment,...