By: Abby Keane Autumn is our Mother Nature’s way of fooling us into staying in New England when winter is coming…otherwise, we’d definitely all be heading south until temperatures started regularly reaching at least 60 degrees again. Here are a few of my favorite activities to get you and your family outside before Snowmageddon returns. … More Favorite Fall Activities
By: Abby Keane Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~ Elizabeth Stone How many of you remember the exact time of your child(ren)’s birth(s)? How many of you remember the date you first got a positive pregnancy … More Becoming A Mother
By: Abby Keane I’m writing this while listening to my older son over the baby monitor as he tells his stuffed animals all about his day. And what a day it’s been! My sweet baby boy turned two years old today. I’m not quite sure how it happened. How did he go from this: to … More Turning Two . . .
By: Abby Keane Now that you’ve selected which type of care will work best for your family (or you’re still unsure and want to check out both), how do you choose a specific family or center? The first step is the drive-by. Look at where it’s located – is it a busy main road, or … More Choosing a Daycare – Part II
By: Abby Keane The long promised daycare post! The first thing to do, when looking for a daycare, is to get over the love/hate relationship most of us are bound to have with daycare. Thank goodness it exists, most people these days need it at least part time. BUT, we don’t want to use it, … More Choosing a Daycare – Part I
By: Abby Keane This is the question people started asking shortly after we found out that Eamon was, in fact, a baby boy. Now, ignoring the fact that I was still enormously pregnant and chasing around a very active toddler, and couldn’t imagine ever wanting to be pregnant again, there are a few reasons this … More “Will You Try For A Girl?”
By: Abby Keane Anyone who knows me knows how important music is in my life. I was (and at heart, still am) a band geek. I played the trumpet throughout high school as part of the concert band, orchestra, brass quintet, and marching band. After a brief hiatus, I continued to play in college as … More The Love of Music
By: Abby Keane My little family is currently celebrating the very happy news that my husband was recently offered a new job! This new job will offer better pay, better hours, and just a better situation for him (and us) overall. However, this also brings the issue of childcare to the forefront for us. We … More It Takes A Village . . .
By: Abby Keane For about two weeks after finding out I was pregnant with Eamon, every night after putting Finn to bed, I would cry. I thought Finn would hate me for changing his life, I felt terrible that this huge upheaval would be coming and there was no way to really prepare him, and … More Brotherly Love
By Abby Keane Please excuse any typos, or sentences that just trail off. I’m currently in the throes of the extreme sleep deprivation that can only follow the arrival of a new baby. If anything I say here seems a little crazy, well, it probably is. Hi everyone! My name is Abby, and I’m one … More Me and My Three Boys