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As more people shop online, finding stores that sell high-quality baby gear and have a friendly, knowledgeable staff team seems to be getting harder to find in today’s world. I know firsthand that navigating endless information and reviews on baby products and toys can be a huge time-suck. For parents that want to purchase the […]

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Before I start this post, I just want to include a disclaimer that I will support you no matter how you choose to feed your baby. There’s nothing wrong with formula-feeding if that’s what works for your family. That said, I know breastfeeding poses a different set of challenges. I chose to breastfeed my own […]

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As parents, we all know how important it is to keep our kids healthy, but it can be really hard to find the “right” pediatrician when there are literally hundreds to choose from in the area. In this blog post, I’ll introduce you to the most highly-rated pediatricians in Boston and the surrounding areas. Here […]

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What You Should Know About Home Birth in Massachusetts Considering having a home birth in Massachusetts? I’ve got your back! This guide is not exhaustive, but it should help you start your search for Massachusetts home birth midwives if you’re looking for one. Before I get into it, though, I need to let you know […]

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  Hiring a doula for the births of my children was one of the best decisions I made, and I’d highly recommend it to any of my maternity clients (but we’ll get to that shortly). Since I know that many of my clients are considering whether or not to hire a doula and/or looking for […]

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Nurseries tend to be mindfully created spaces. You think about everything from the crib to the soft rugs, and in the process, you dream about the future. What will your baby think about as they gaze into the mobile? Which one of the books will they want to read again and again? Will they adore […]

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From the second you find out you’re pregnant, your mind instantly starts racing. What symptoms will you experience? Will it be an easy pregnancy? What will the birth experience be like? It’s natural to feel anxious as you think about all of these things. While it’s tempting to scour the internet for answers, it’s better […]

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Families are never one-size-fits-all. While some benefit greatly from having a designated stay-at-home parent, others are absolutely dependent on childcare. One of the few things we all have in common is the need to make the best choices possible for our little ones. Whether you’re looking for a place that fits around your work schedule […]

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The early years of your child’s life are the most important for their development. Your little one is constantly taking in the world around them. Everything from the books they read to the places they explore is planting the seeds in their education. One of the best ways to ensure your child gets the most […]

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