I will admit that there have been times when I've heard parents talk about their gifted kids in a way that has made me (internally) roll my eyes. This Lessons Learned essay submission from reader Caitlin Fitzpatrick Curley opened my eyes and shifted my perspective about the complexities of giftedness, and I'm grateful to now better understand. Read on for Caitlin’s essay on 7 things she has learned from raising a gifted child.
Friends, it’s time to kick off a new chapter in Boston Mamas history. My beloved editorial assistant Kris-Ann needs to hang up her spurs (sob!) so I’m looking for a replacement! I am renaming the position to Creative Assistant because while the role will be rooted in editorial, I’d like the job to encompass other elements moving forward, which I think will be awesome and fun! Please read the job Q&A below to see if this is a fit for you, and if so, apply!
Happy Monday everyone, I hope you had a great weekend! We had family in town so I ended up being very much offline and in the sunshine and wow, it was amazing! It's fun to play tour guide and I especially love how it's so easy to experience the city and nature, depending on which direction you want to go. Meanwhile, the forecast is calling for a beautiful week! Get out and enjoy these event picks via the Weekly Blueprint.
You guys, May. I'm already digging it! Warmer temperatures (according to the forecast, 70+ degrees all next week!), I'm starting to see our hosta and peony plants push up through the ground, and it looks like all the flowering trees on our street are about to burst. WOO HOO! Meanwhile, I wanted to leave you with some reads and visuals that caught my eye this week. Enjoy this week's installment of Hey Internet, Keep Being Awesome.
Happy Friday everyone, I hope you're having a great week! I've still got a smile on my face after attending the first-ever open mic night at Laurel's school last night. It was so great to see both kids and grownups performing, including the debut of Laurel's band. Crazy fun! Meanwhile, are you excited for the weekend? If you're looking for something to do, here are 27 options, lovingly curated for your consideration. Have a wonderful weekend!