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The Worst Advice We Give Parents

Well-meaning older relatives give us this advice. It’s written on glossy pamphlets meant to help. Signs on the walls of the pediatrician’s office compel us. It’s definitely in the “don’t shake the baby” video they make you watch at the hospital. “When you get frustrated, take a deep breath, walk away and count to ten.” […]

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SWENext DesignLab Inspires Providence Girls to Design, Create, and Engineer

Thank you to the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) for allowing us to bring you information on this great event. “You can’t be what you can’t see. SWENext DesignLab shows girls that they can change the world with engineering” ~ Randy Freedman, Director of Student Programs at SWE An exciting engineering event for middle schoolers […]

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People keep telling me it's an _Awful Awful_ but it tastes great to me!

Rhode Island Kid Problems

It may be a small state, but Rhode Island kids have some big problems. We go off to college and suddenly learn that other states have more than one area code (and they have to use area codes to dial IN STATE?!?), we hear the jingle of a truck and our friends look at us […]

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A Bad Moms Christmas: Moms’ Night Out Recap

We had such a blast at last week’s Bad Moms Christmas Night Out at the Movies at Patriot Place Foxborough with our friends from Boston Moms Blog! We love having the chance to give hardworking mamas a night out. Between the food, cocktails, shopping, giveaways, and film, it was so much fun to watch moms take […]

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A Lazy Mom’s Halloween Week Lunch Ideas

I’m not that mom. Notes in the kids’ lunch boxes, lovingly and intricately curated Bento Boxes, elaborate decorations for each holiday? Nope, nope, nope. Although I love to cook a good meal, Martha Stewart I am not. I get a little into Christmas decorating and occasionally get a bit of Pinterest fever for the kids’ […]

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