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A Tree Full of Memories

My maiden name is Noel and my first name is Mary, so it only makes sense that I was born to love Christmas. Christmas music, holiday celebrations and presents are always standouts to the season, but one of the things I look forward to the most is decorating the Christmas tree. I’m a self proclaimed […]

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2018 Prep for Working Moms … Start NOW!!

Consistency, my 2017 word … and truthfully, I did not meet that criteria to my fullest potential. I had great intentions, as we all do, in the beginning of the year. At that time, yes, I thought I was being realistic; however, life gave me the real reality check when it comes to being realistic. […]

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4th Annual Donuts with Santa Recap

This past weekend – before things got crazy hectic with all things holiday – we hosted THREE amazing playdates for our readers in celebration of the upcoming holiday season! We switched it up on the Southshore this year and hosted one huge playdate at the beautiful Cannery for the first time ever, and we expanded our Northshore [...]
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Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress

Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Touro Infirmary. Simple Tips to Reduce Holiday Stress Tis the season for crowded malls, holiday parties and overwhelmed kids. But the holidays do not have to be stressful. As the song goes, it’s supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year. Here are few tips to […]

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tasc Performance :: Give the gift of bamboo this holiday season!

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by tasc Performance. tasc Performance :: Give the gift of bamboo this holiday season! Something for Everyone Looking for a long-lasting, personal gift that is sure to please? Look no further than tasc performance. When you give tasc’s original bamboo-based apparel, you give: luxurious butter-soft comfort, natural performance qualities that […]

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A Case for Paternity Leave

Paternity leave is fairly uncommon here in America. In fact, when I told some people that my husband would be taking a paternity leave with our third baby, several had never even heard of the phrase paternity leave. Back in 2012 when my oldest was born, my husband was working full time as a nurse […]

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