One Tough Job Blog

Our blog contributors are Massachusetts moms and dads and professionals who work with parents. Each contributor has a unique perspective of the joys and challenges of raising kids.

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Summer Safety Tips

We would like all families to have fun and celebrate safely this Summer. Please see our list of tips to help everyone enjoy the season safely.

Soothing Your Baby

In his book The Happiest Baby on the Block: The New Way to Calm Crying and Help Your Newborn Baby Sleep Longer, Dr. Harvey Karp offers a practical plan to sooth your baby. Try following any or all of Dr. Karp’s 5 S’s: swaddling, side or stomach, soothing sounds, swinging, or sucking.

Things I've Learned About Myself Since Becoming a Mom

Meg and I both say that we never imagined having kids until we met the person we wanted to have a kid with. I mean, we all say we want to grow up meet someone and have a family, but, much like the greasy piece of pizza I just ate before a 4 hour meeting in a hot room, I don't always think things through. We all know how the first six weeks of motherhood slapped us in the face like a scorned lover on Jerry Springer. But there are many things that have happened since then that have taught me things about myself.

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