Emily Howe

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It Was the Best of Times; It Was the Worst of Times

It was the best of time because my husband who commutes to Boston everyday, would be working from home indefinitely! Our kids would finally get some real quality time with him and he would...

How I’m Handling 2020 Mom Guilt this Holiday Season

A friend posted a meme on social media that read, "Buying gifts for your kids is tough because you want to give them the world...but you also don't want them to be entitled...but you want...
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5 Places to Have Your Thanksgiving Catered

If you're anything like me, the idea of cooking a turkey for anyone, let alone your picky kids seems to scare the crap out of me. I've compiled a list of places that are...
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Turner Syndrome; Our Story of Loss

With our first child we got pregnant on birth control. Yep, I took it everyday at the same time but it happened to us- we were the 1% you always hear about. When she...

Our Last Vacation Before Covid

In March of 2020 (man does that seem like a lifetime ago), my husband surprised us with a trip to Arizona. He had been traveling for the last 3 weeks being in Las Vegas,...
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If the Walls Could Talk

I often love driving around or looking at Zillow and looking at houses. I always wonder what kind of stories would be told if the walls could talk. My grandparents bought a house on Cape Cod...

Dear Preschooler- We’ll still Celebrate

Buddy! This was going to be your year, you were finally going to join your big sister at school. You were going to make your own friends, wear the same uniform she wore, and finally...
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Five Hundred Twenty Five Thousand Six Hundred Minutes

525600 minutes are in a year (yes, you can sing, my fellow RentHeads). That means there is 43800 minutes in a month, 10080 in a week and 1440 in a day...ok, ok that's enough...

Feral Campaigner to Domesticated Wife

When your life consists of being on the road for political campaigns and you find yourself in a new state more often than being home, you don't have much time to become domesticated. Nevermind...

Role Reversal

Growing up we were lucky enough to play outside until the street lights came on, we didn't have a cell phone for our parents to call us, and if our parents wanted us to...