By: Martianne Stanger Last week closed with drama for me as strange, sudden discomfort in my pelvis and back turned to acute pain that landed me in the ER for the day. All’s well now, but, I will tell you, that having such sudden, severe pain come on when I was home alone with my children … More Mom’s Trip to the ER
By: Rachel Ventura As most of you know, child care is a huge deal. From parents who work full time and need full time child care, to parents who like an occasional night out and only require a date night sitter, the need is huge, and can be daunting. Finding someone, or some place, that … More Child Care
By: Tanya Pimental It’s hard to believe today is our last day school. Usually we have a week or so between the end of the school routine, before heading off to the Cape Cod for some vacation time. Each year we spend the week of July Fourth exploring all our Cape Cod favorites and the … More Cape Bound
By: Sheila Gaudet Parenting comes with many decisions about caring for our kids. When our kids are babies those decisions include breast or bottle? Cloth or disposable diapers? Co-sleeping or “ferberizing?” Daycare or staying at home? As they get older it turns into which school is the best match for my child? Do we really … More Decisions, Decisions
By: Martianne Stanger Growing up, I always loved Halloween. How could I not? As I saw more and more decorations go up each year, I knew my birthday was near. And, as soon as my birthday celebration was finished, the Halloween festivities began! My family carved pumpkins, planned our costumes, and, then, on the big … More 10 Ways to Celebrate Road Safety
By: Martianne Stanger With the school year upon us, I have begun reflecting on last year and planning goals for this year. It might seem crazy, but one of goal our family’s academic year goals is sleep. Now, I don’t mean sleeping through studies. I simply mean getting enough sleep at night (and at nap … More Back-to-School, Back-to-Sleeping More
By: Abby Keane My baby, my sweet little baby, just turned three. This is amazing to me. I have no idea where the time has gone. We celebrated fairly quietly this year, probably for the last time – next year will probably bring the beginnings of “friend” parties, ones with real invitations, that necessitate themes, … More Finn is Three!