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Very Pregnant Halloween Costumes

By Laurie Grant

What's a pregnant gal to do in Salem on Halloween?  Dress up of course! I finally found something to be excited about and look forward too as I approach my 9th month.  The protruding belly can be used as a prop.  Adding to my costume and appeal as I waddle around Salem, MA.  I might even have... Read More

Five Valentine Crafts for Toddlers

By Anastasia B

My three year old is struggling with the arrival of her baby brother, it’s been two months. So I think a crafting date for me and her is just the thing! During the baby’s nap of course. Here are some great Valentine crafts for toddlers that any 2-4 year old will appreciate. Of course at this... Read More

{DIY} Fall Wreath

By Anastasia B

I am a very crafty girl by nature, but ever since having a baby I haven’t done much with my own two hands. The last thing I made was a nursing cover before baby E was born. Three years ago. Sure we finger paint a little together, we made our own play dough, but overall it’s hard for me to get ... Read More

Things that help maintain work-kid-life balance

By Christina Rosalie

When I started my MFA program in Emergent Media, it was late summer; the light was still long and the leaves green. There was time when I got home from even the longest day of classes (Wednesdays = 6 hours of back to back class) to go for a run outdoors before dinner and unwind. Now it’s a... Read More