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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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Sometimes, it feels like children’s clothing is one size fits all. Stores tend to have limited options, and loud prints or cartoon characters cover most of your choices. And while these choices might be good for a few hours at a park, they don’t give your child a ton of options for looking nice. This […]

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Pregnancy and childbirth are incredibly intimate experiences. The people who join and support you on your journey should be invested in getting to know you, your partner, and your journey! When hiring a midwife or doula to guide you through your journey to parenthood, finding the right person can transform how you experience this amazing […]

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Local kids’ boutiques are some of the most incredible spots in the world. Not only do you get the chance to support a local business, but you can find children’s products specifically curated to fit your aesthetic. There are some beautiful boutiques to add to your must-visit list across Boston. As a family photographer, I […]

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Pregnancy is kind of an adventure. When you get those two blessed pink lines, you have no idea what to expect. Is it going to be a girl or a boy? What will their smile look like? What will their personalities be? And then come the other questions. Why did my nose just grow three […]

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