Protect One of Your Child’s Greatest Assets!

Many of us are vigilant about getting sunblock on our child, but studies show that ...

Protect One of Your Child’s Greatest Assets!

Many of us are vigilant about getting sunblock on our child, but studies show that UV exposure from sunlight can lead to cataracts, growths on the eyes, cancer as an adult, and even blindness.  Certified Optician and Owner of Family Vision Center, Kristine Heslin shared some important tips with me on how to protect our children’s eyes. […]

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Tear Ducts and Adenoids and General Anesthesia, Oh, My!

There may or may not come a time in your life of parenting when your child will require minor surgery and (gulp) have to go under general anesthesia.  Now don’t be jealous of us, but both of our kids had to do this before the age of three. My husband and I now feel like […]

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The Threenager

Three’s the charm…that’s what they always say, right?  Unless it’s referring to the three year old, aka, ‘the threenager’. I remember hearing about the ‘Terrible Twos’ before I had my son and thinking, “That sounds like a nightmare!”  Then, my son turned two, and I cautiously await the stage of biting, throwing, tantrums, etc., that […]

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Birthday Bash Recap

What an amazing night we had on Saturday!  From the delicious treats to the giveaways to the shopping {oh – the shopping!},  a great time was had by all.   Fairfield County Moms Blog would like to thank all those who attended for helping to make this event a success and sharing in our special […]

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Relax! It’s Vacation!

We just got back from our first trip to the Jersey Shore; Point Pleasant to be exact!  It was truly a very relaxing trip.  Some of you reading this may be thinking: “how did she relax with two little kids?” We happened to travel with my husband’s family including two little ones close in age […]

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Conquering the Grocery Store

Imagine this….you are in the grocery store hoping to get in and out as quickly as possible, and down an aisle you see a scene of complete chaos.  A man is distracted as he looks up and down a shelf, while the baby in his cart is chewing on the handlebar.  A mom, pushing another […]

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Adventures at Connecticut’s National Treasure: Weir Farm Historic Site

National Park.  Immediately those words conjure images of canyons, geysers and mountains as in Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Yosemite National Parks.  You most definitely do not think … Connecticut.  And, while we are not fortunate to live close to any of the more popular national parks, the Nutmeg State does possess a hidden gem in […]

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{Sponsored} Special Delivery from Little Pnuts!

Don’t miss the giveaway at the end of this post!!! When given the opportunity to receive and review a toy shipment from Little Pnuts, I jumped at the chance (because we don’t have enough toys already, ha!).  Little Pnuts is a  unique subscription toy company that sends Special Deliveries, eco-friendly, sustainable, natural & organic toys, to […]

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Is Your Child’s Car Seat Installed Properly? The Odds Are Not In Your Favor.

A few months ago I was in a car accident. It was my fault, no other car/person/living thing was involved, and neither myself nor my daughter was injured, thank goodness. Why am I telling you this? Well, I’m intent on having you all learn from my mistake: despite studying the manual and researching how to […]

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Reducing Night Time Feedings

Getting up to feed your baby at night goes hand in hand with parenting, and as tiring as it can be, many moms and dads enjoy the opportunity those late night feeds provide for extra cuddling and bonding with their baby. Eventually though, even the most dedicated parents look forward to getting longer stretches of […]

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