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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Stress & Humans

Did you know...
Humans aren’t only stressed by negative things, we are also stressed by positive things.

Our systems can be strained in either direction. This is why, even after a happy or joyous event, we can often feel tired, agitated, or as I like to say - CRISPY.

​5 Ways to Thank a Military Family

Whether you decide to thank a veteran, active service member, or family member this Veteran’s Day (or any day) is completely up to you. As the wife of a soldier, I can tell you that being part of the military is not simply a career choice but a way a life. It is a choice that we recommit to each and every day, and like all choices there are both benefits and challenges. Genuine gratitude from others for the sacrifices that military families make is greatly appreciated but never required.

Three Family Organization Tasks You Can Take On Now That Fall Is Here​

Fall in New England is my favorite time of the year. Sweater weather, apple cider, and pumpkin picking, I love it all! Don’t get me wrong, summer was great, but the change in season for me and my family means more time at home and less time running from one event to the next.

Another reason I love fall is that I finally have a chance to tackle some of the tasks I’ve been putting off since June.

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