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About finallyimamama

After 4.5 years of infertility, I am a mom to an amazing boy! Follow me as I meander the path of parenthood as a disabled, first-time mom.

British Beer Company not-so-handicapped friendly

I’d wanted to try them for awhile now, but they always seem so packed. Then a friend who moved to Seattle last year was in town for work and Westford was the halfway point, so I suggested British Beer Company. … Continue reading

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Thank you, Tervis, for a tumbler I can handle!

I find it harder and harder to hold glasses without dropping them or having to physically maneuver my fingers and thumb around the outside. Plastic is great, but can smell after awhile and doesn’t really please me aesthetically. But then … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Ikea Workout

With our growing toddler comes the end of an era—the Graco Pack N Play era. He shakes and shimmies until two of the four feet are off the floor and then giggles (bordering on cackling) with delight. And with every … Continue reading

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10—plus 1—Items I tried and loved at the Baby Drool Expo

The Drool Baby Expo (hosted at the Westin Waterfront by Magic Beans of Brookline) had me excited to attend, but I had no idea how much fun and informational—and organized!—it would turn out to be! From people greeting us at … Continue reading

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Drool Baby Expo is next week!

I’m so excited to be attending the Drool Baby Expo next Wednesday!  Why?  It’s not often I get to actually try products before I buy them. And not being able to try before I buy, makes for many calls to … Continue reading

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Gym Class!

          I’d been looking for a place to bring J to get out his energy where falling wouldn’t mean bruises and cuts, as it does on our all-hardwood-floor house! I checked online and found The Little … Continue reading

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When will the boy walk?

I have an amazing little guy. He’s always ahead of the curve with milestones and learns new things in lightning time. The one thing he’s not-so-fast with picking up: walking. He crawls like he’s on fire, cruises where possible and … Continue reading

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Baby K’tan is my savior

I see everyone, everywhere set their toddler on their hips and walk around the store, park, house…I can do none of those. My CMT causes weakness so carrying him even to his room from the living room can sometimes be … Continue reading

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His first fever

  So much for a chock-full-of-plans weekend. It began Friday night as we waited for our seats at P.F. Chang’s at the Natick Mall with our friend. Jameson seemed sleepy, and didn’t want to walk around or interact much, but … Continue reading

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Big weekend for my bug

At 14 months, Jameson is at an in-between age in terms of what he can do and what he’ll enjoy. We tried Southwick’s Zoo late last summer and he enjoyed what he could see from his stroller…until he fell asleep. … Continue reading

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