Kayla Buchanan-Craig

Kayla is a married mom of two boys, Miles (2017) and Taron (2020) . She has two cats, also male. She is currently living in Framingham. While she moved around a lot growing up she has always considered Massachusetts her home base. She graduated from the University of Vermont with a degree in Human Development and Family studies. Kayla works as the director of a PCA program, assisting people in Massachusetts with disabilities and other chronic conditions live as independently as possible. In her free time, when she isn’t reading, writing, or running a small craft business (CraftedbyKBC), she is a chapter leader of the Framingham Dignity Matters branch, a nonprofit dedicated to making sure all women and children, regardless of their socioeconomic status, have access to period products.
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Toddler Tantrums: Cracking the Code

If you are stuck in the trenches of toddler tantrums and losing your mind wondering how you will survive it all, you are not alone. With two young kids in my house (a 4-year-old...

An Overabundance of Opinions: A Parenting Crisis

We live in world of a thousand resources and where the internet is at your fingertips with an answer to any problem. While these things definitely have been a positive for so many reasons,...

An Open Letter to My Mom; I Get it Now.

Dear Mom (or Gigi as you now are referred to as most days), Though my children are still young, having them has given me so much perspective. The thought that comes to my mind most...
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The Mom Identity Crisis: Finding Myself Again Through Facebook and Hobbies

I am the mom of two wonderfully beautiful boys. Since the day they were born, I would do anything for them. It's a crazy thing being a parent - one second you don't know...
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A Very Pandemic Holiday Season: Tips for Making It Through This Unconventional Year

As we enter winter and outdoor activities start to slow to a crawl, it becomes harder to ignore that this year is different. During the warmer months I had been able to get involved...
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Spice Up Your Life: Favorite Things About Fall

Happy October! Imagine walking down the street, wearing a light jacket the crunch of leaves beneath your shoes (or boots if you are feeling really basic). There is a light breeze in the air...
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My Love-Hate Relationship With Pregnancy

From the moment I found out I was pregnant to the moment I delivered my kids, I struggled. Pregnancy was not this beautiful magical experience I had been promised. I suffered through terrible symptoms,...
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Dating Your Spouse During Quarantine: Tips for Prioritizing Quality Time Together

On approximately the 106th day of the quarantine, I was starting to feel a sense of normalcy. Both of my children were napping, my husband was working, and I was catching up on my...

Building Your Own Mom Village

If you’re a parent, chances are someone has said to you “It takes a village”. I used to instinctively roll my eyes at this every time I heard it. This is the oldest parenting...

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