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6 Activities for the Chilly Days Ahead

6 Activities for the Chilly Days Ahead

No matter where your family lives, you’re bound to have at least a couple of winter days that make it too cold (it’s all relative — temperatures drop in sunny states like Arizona and Florida, ...

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Things To Do During A Winter Maternity Leave

Things To Do During A Winter Maternity Leave

Keeping the family busy and occupied indoors during the cold, long months of winter can be tough for any parent – a challenge that strikes even the newest of parents. Despite enjoying precious time with a ...

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Indoor Activities for Active Kids

Indoor Activities for Active Kids

Like most boys, my son is overflowing with energy. I often think I could be a billionaire if I figured out how to bottle up his zest for life and sell it to tired parents. In ...

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Springtime & Kids: A Letter to the School Nurse

Springtime & Kids: A Letter to the School Nurse

There was a glimmer of sunshine and warmth last week, and it broke my resolve. And I’ve been feeling a little guilty ever since, so I wanted to write this open letter to my daughter’s school ...

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#SocialParenting: Winter Learning Activities for Kids

#SocialParenting: Winter Learning Activities for Kids

The children at Bright Horizons preschools and child care centers in cold-weather areas of the country have been busy learning all about winter by performing fun STEM experiments! Check out some of the crafts and learning ...

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Why I’m Not a Work from Home Mom

Why I’m Not a Work from Home Mom

I’ve always known working from home doesn’t suit me. I like the human interaction of being in the office with other people. And for a long time, my husband worked from home, and we most ...

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Family Recipes: Mini Chicken Pot Pies

Family Recipes: Mini Chicken Pot Pies

With wintry weather and cold temps affecting many parts of the country, it’s safe to say that the season of comfort food is well underway! Next time you’re looking for a warm meal on a ...

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Keeping Kids Entertained On Snow Days

Keeping Kids Entertained On Snow Days

If you live in the New England area, I’m sure you’ve been affected in some way by snow this winter. My daughter’s school has been cancelled for four days with two additional days being delayed openings…all within a ...

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Surviving the Blizzard of 2015

Surviving the Blizzard of 2015

A winter storm accompanied by two or more feet of snow was predicated to cover most of Massachusetts earlier this week. As many people in the state did, I attempted to prepare within reason while ...

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Introducing Kids to Skiing

Introducing Kids to Skiing

It was early 2006 when I took my last run down the slopes. By the end of 2006, we had welcomed our baby girl into the family and with it I gave up skiing for ...

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