Spring 2016
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Navigating Preschool To Kindergarten Transitions

The transition to pre-K or kindergarten is a big deal; in fact, I’m preparing myself for the latter and registering Violet for kindergarten this week! And if you’ve been feeling nervous about this transition, I have good news. On April 27, early childhood development expert Carol Kinlan will offer advice re: readiness, transitions, and schools at The Fessenden School in West Newton. Admission is free and open to the public, but seating is limited so reserve a spot today! In anticipation of the event, I invited Kinlan to answer 6 pressing questions related to the pre-K/K jump:

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April Vacation Mega-Roundup!

Happy Marathon Monday, Happy Patriots' Day, and welcome to April vacation (for those of you on break this week)...I hope you had a fantastic weekend! It seems like lots of people are staying put for the break week and if you're in town and looking for something to do with your kids, I present you with this monster April vacation mega-roundup, including ideas today through the weekend. It's so great that it's finally feeling like spring -- enjoy, enjoy!

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Weekly Blueprint

Happy Friday everyone, I hope you've been having a great week! I seriously can't believe April vacation is next week; I have done zero planning for it since things have been so crazy here! Anyway, let's start with what's right in front of us -- THE WEEKEND! Hooray! I'm already excited for it! If you're looking for something to do, enjoy this roundup of 31 weekend events, lovingly curated for your consideration. Please share this roundup with a friend!

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Edit Your Life Episode 34: Spring Nest Refresh

Home is where you spend most of your hours, but for many people, making your home feel cozy and lovely can seem frivolous or overwhelming. In Episode 34, I interview interior designer and stylist Paige Lewin; we cover why it’s imperative that your home – temporary or permanent -- needs to be a place of respite and energy, why prioritizing your nest isn’t frivolous, what to do when your partner’s style differs from yours, and a slew of actionable tactics to get over the overwhelm factor and refresh your nest.

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Let's Meet in Somerville!

Back in December, despite being a tad nervous and superstitious, I shared that I was being interviewed for the documentary Minimalism: A Documentary About The Important Things. And though I haven't seen the final cut (meaning, I'm still a bit nervous and superstitious!), I figured hey, this film is going to be great no matter what, so it's time to share! The Boston screening will be in Davis Square on May 3! So go grab your tickets; I hope to see you there!

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