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Seacoast-Area Photographer Guide Roundtable

Don't miss our Guide to Seacoast-Area Photographers Ashley Shea Photography What style(s) do you specialize in? What types of shoots do you do? I specialize in lifestyle family and child portrait sessions. I offer family, newborn, child portraits, senior portraits, head shots, and small business promotion. What kind of gear do you use? I use a [...]
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Outdoor Gear Recommendations From the Occupational Therapist: Get Out And Play This Winter

It’s incredibly important for kids to play outside, even in the winter. So much value lies in unstructured outdoor play. Experts recommend three hours of outdoor play per day but that can be so hard for us here in New England. For one, it’s freezing and for another, it gets dark at 4:00! As a pediatric occupational therapist, I […]

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When Disaster Strikes- Items That Should Be In Every Seacoast Mom’s Emergency Kit

You’re a mom. You’re prepared for all kinds of emergencies; bee stings, diaper blowouts, lost mittens, broken arms, forgotten homework, and even best friend breakups. But are you prepared if a larger emergency occurs? Watching the recent hurricanes devastate parts our our country has me wondering: if a disaster (natural or otherwise) strikes the Seacoast, […]

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How To Practice The Art Of Mindfulness With Our Children

According to Jon Kabat-Zinn (21st century mindfulness guru), “Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.” In other words, mindfulness is the practice of intentionally focusing on your current moment and not worrying about the past or anticipating the future. It is the action of being in the […]

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A Love Letter to My Strong-Willed Child

My sweet, dimpled, darling, strong-willed child, How many nights have I fallen into bed, exhausted from the day’s battles? How many nights have I lain awake at 3 am, worrying about you and that temper, that fiery temper? How many times have I had to put myself in time out, lest I wring your downy […]

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