The Mom Squad

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5 Tips to Ease the Morning Routine with Kids

Three kids 10 and under. Two working parents. One crazy, golden retriever. Every day we choose to accept the challenge to get out the door, on time and without screaming at one another. Yes, we are not battling sleep-deprived teenagers … yet. But I have to say our track record is good. My kids have …

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5 Tips to Survive the Weekday Homework Madness

I don’t know many kids who LOVE homework. And let’s be honest, parents are typically fans either. Nightly math worksheets, spelling sentences, special projects. Ugh! Good times, right? But as a parent, I do believe I can help each of my three my kids conquer the homework routine with a few basic tips and tricks. …

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6 Things My Sister-in-Law Has Taught me about being Boston STRONG

My sister-in-law became pregnant with her second child while I was pregnant with my second child, Jelly Bean. Jelly Bean was born in December, and my nephew was due in June. When we received the phone call on April 25th that Boston had been born – I was terrified for them. He was six weeks …

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Love and Mommy Hugs { Postpartum Depression }

I never talked to anyone about how sad I was after my first child was born. Looking back on it, I’m sure I had post postpartum depression (PPD) and I didn’t realize it. We had feeding/nursing and sleeping issues, all very normal new mommy issues, but ours were compounded by extreme external events. Within three …

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