Parenting in the City

Father's Day: Mood Board

Why is it that all the father’s day cards are terrible?!  My husband complained about the selection at CVS, and I struggled to find anything good at Target.  I bet Olives and Grace has some hip cards and maybe Paper Source’s selection was better.  In any case I found one …

Spring Break: Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Spring Break in New England is a bit of a dilemma.  It is when the flowers start blooming. The weather is great and you just want to stay put to enjoy spring’s début.  On the other hand, it is a full week with no school for the kids and if …

A Delicious 88 Acres: Nut-Free Snacking

“He eats like a bird.” is often said with a scrunched-up nose and a bit of a snarl.  With 88 Acres though, eating like a bird is a good thing especially if you can find a bag of their incredibly addictive, smart, and delicious chocolate and sea salt seednola. 88 …

Like a Piss in the Sea

  We all have good days and bad days.  What I try to remind my children (and myself) is that it is okay to feel it. Feel your tears, feel your anger, feel your frustration, and feel your joy. While you’re feeling all the feels though, your next responsibility is …

12 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine's Day in Boston

Valentine’s Day is a bit like a rose. The rosebud is complicated: sometimes the petals open up and share the rose’s beauty and fragrance while other times they stay tightly shut with no chance of being coaxed open. Then there is the stem with its sharp thorns.  Valentine’s Day has the …