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Mindful Mama, Happy Household

We all know how it is as moms, we’re folding the laundry while keeping one eye on the kids and another on the television.  Some of us plan our day while listening to the news and commuting to work and then plan our weekend.  But in the rush to accomplish necessary tasks, we may find […]

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Quick Healthy Meal Tricks

I love to cook!  Being home with the kids allows me to cook often.  I have a picky eater and an adventurous eater with tree nut allergies so I have to be cautious with what I make.  Most of the week I can cook for hours at a time.  When I don’t have that much […]

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Why Your Sleep Matters

I have yet to meet a parent that would say they are well-rested. Whether it’s the parent of a newborn who is feeding around the clock or the parent of a teenager, we’re all sleep deprived in some way because of our children. Let’s be honest, the first thing most people tell you after you […]

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Five Ways to Save on Fairfield County Attractions & Things-to-Do

Five Ways to Save on Fairfield County Attractions & Things-to-Do

In my last post, I told you my family’s five favorite things to do in Fairfield County; but, what I didn’t tell you was that for everything we do, we rarely pay full price, and sometimes we don’t pay at all. Here are five ways that you can save on Fairfield County attractions: Borrow your […]

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College Counselor in a Folder

As September approaches and moms think about school and the college process, stress can creep in. Wouldn’t it be great if we had some guidance and a place to keep track of all the things our child needs to stay organized throughout the process? Enter The Edwin – a folder designed by VentureMom Candice Frankel. […]

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Honoring Uncle Derek

Talking to Your Children About Death

The anniversary of September 11th is approaching and in our house, it is a very significant day in which we honor the loss of a loved one – my brother in-law and the uncle my children never met, Uncle Derek.  My daughter has known about her Uncle Derek from a very early age as we […]

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Setting a Friend Free

534…that’s the number of ‘friends’ Facebook says I have.  Of those friends, I can easily say more than half I follow to spy on…yup, I’m nosey but hey, I admit to it! In this modern era of Facebook, Instagram, and all the other social media, the word ‘friend’ has a different value than it did […]

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