writing

Finish Lines: Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing

Four years ago today, at 9:00am on April 15th, 2013 I let myself into a beautiful brown stone apartment in the South End, just a hop skip and a jump away from the Boston Public Library and the Boston Marathon finish line. Hazel*, four years old with white silk hair and expressive green eyes looked… Continue reading Finish Lines: Remembering the Boston Marathon Bombing

children's books

Pearl’s Picks: Amy Wilson Sanger’s World Snacks Series

WhenΒ you're a city nanny, you spend a lot of time at the library. TheΒ Boston Public Library wasΒ the nation's first library established in 1848 and is one of the most visited sites in the city for its sheer beauty. The number of branches here also make it difficult to walk a child home withoutΒ them asking to… Continue reading Pearl’s Picks: Amy Wilson Sanger’s World Snacks Series