Annie O'Malley

Annie was born and raised in Massachusetts and loves raising her daughter (2019) and son (2021) here. She is a true extrovert, and loves meeting new people, and finding ways to connect others to one another. Annie feels passionately about building a diverse, supportive, judgement-free community both online and in-person, where moms can connect and find their tribe. She began writing for CMM at its launch in January of 2020, and then took ownership in August of 2021.
Why an estate plan was important to my family

Why an Estate Plan Was a Priority for My Family

Last year, I wrote about my experience creating an estate plan for my family, and it prompted a lot of people to ask me why I felt I even needed an estate plan in...

Date Night at West End Creamery!

Grab your sweetheart and join us for a Date Night in Central Mass! Planning a date night can be a challenge, especially with little kids at home. So we've done the work for you! Join us...

Dear 20s I Don’t Miss You

Dear 20s, I don’t miss you. I spent my 20s, like a lot of people do, trying to figure out who I was and where I was going. I struggled with the concept of being...
Must have baby items for new moms

Must Have Baby Items for New Moms

Before I had my first child, I had no idea which baby products I would want, or even really what options existed. I looked to friends and family with children to help guide me...

Advice for Helping Siblings Adjust to New Baby

While I was pregnant with my second baby, I got lots of advice from second-time moms on how to adjust and ease the transition, both for myself, and for my daughter. Some parents told...
little girl smiling next to her super easy valentine's dessert board

Easy Valentine’s Dessert Board

If you are anything like me, then you have spent many an evening googling "easy activities to do with toddlers for *insert holiday*" I did this easy Valentine's dessert board with my 3 year...

What Postpartum Depression Looked Like for Me

After I had my second baby, things felt different. At first, I attributed it to so many other things in the world and my life being different. We were living through a pandemic. I...
Brunch & Burn at HOTWORX in Northborough

Brunch & Burn at HOTWORX in Northborough!

Are you looking for a fun way to meet other local moms? Do you love brunch? Have you been wondering about all the buzz around infrared sauna workouts? Join us for this super fun Brunch & Burn! Leave...

Summer Splashpad Meet Up Series!

Central Mass Mom is excited to present The Summer Splashpad Meet Up Series! Join us for some cooling fountains and fun as we tour some of the great splashpads in Central Mass! Meet other moms and kiddos...
moms at one of the best escape rooms in central mass

Moms Night Out at Live Action Escapes Recap!

We kicked off our 2-part moms night out on a Saturday afternoon, where 6 of us tried our hardest to escape Potsy's Place. Although we had a TON of fun working through all of...