By: Deirdre Littlefield As a mother of three, I have spent a lot of time either at a field or in a rink. I thoroughly enjoy watching my boys from day one on a new team. I love to see them timidly approach a new coach with their hand reached out for that first shake. … More A Thank You Letter To My Sons’ Coaches
By: Cheryl Maguire “You need glasses,” the Ophthalmologist said to me. I was twelve years old. My mom was shocked since I had never complained of unclear vision and no one else in our family had poor eyesight. The reason I had gone to the doctor was because I failed the school screening exam. My … More How Healthy are Your Child’s Eyes?
By: Tutasi Waters, MD, OBGYN Hello to all our Mothers, and thank you for reading. Soon, our Maternity Family will be evaluated as part of the national Breastfeeding Health Initiative (BFHI) called Baby Friendly. This is part of a larger goal established several years ago called Healthy People 2020. The hope is that 25% of all … More The Breastfeeding Question 2017
By: Deirdre Littlefield My first born son left for boot camp this week. He has been to college already so we have done this; I should have been ready. I dig through pictures and remember him as a little boy. He was a wondrous little guy with bright blue eyes. His imagination was unsurpassed, … More Letting Go Of My First Born
By: Melanie Anderson Summer is here, and if you planted a garden—or even if you didn’t—farm or garden fresh fruits and veggies will be ready for their harvest come August. It’s my favorite time of year. One of my favorite recipes is something called “Meal in a Dish.” It’s something my mom has been … More Fresh Veggie “Meal in a Dish”
By: Cheryl Maguire Now that school is out and summer is here, I know your fear. It’s what every parent fears; hearing the dreaded, “I’m bored,” from your child. The best way to prevent this from occurring is to keep them busy. Easier said than done, right? I know what you are thinking, everything … More 5 Ways to Prevent Your Child from Saying, “I’m Bored”
Looking for Independence Day activities near you? Find our city guide to events around the South Shore. Let us know in the comments if there are any events we missed! Braintree July 1st Stars and Stripes Parade at 11:45 am The parade begins in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles/Bayshore Athletic … More South Shore Fourth of July Events