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The Montessori Mafia

The Montessori Mafia

Shouldn’t we be paying a great deal of attention to the educational method that produced, among others: Larry Page and Sergei Brin - inventors of Google, Jeff Bezos - founder of Amazon, Helen Keller - political activist, author, lecturer, and recipient of the...

Blueberry Season at Silverman’s Farm!

Blueberry Season at Silverman’s Farm!

Today we took the kids to Silvermine's Farm for Blueberry Picking! We started early to get it done before the rain started so we got there around opening time - they open at 9am. The blueberry picking, the farm and the store is open 7 days a week from 9-5pm.  ...

Meet a Dad – Lee Ganim

Meet a Dad – Lee Ganim

If you live in Fairfield you have probably been to Ganims Garden Center but did you know it's been around for over 50 years? Owner Lee Ganim is a staple in this town. He loves to shop local and helps promote local business on his weekly radio show, he also makes the...

Meet The Moms Behind Zipped Bags!

Meet The Moms Behind Zipped Bags!

  After spending so much time at home recently, is anyone else itching to get organized? That’s why we love Zipped Bags, durable, reusable clear bags that are designed and sewn in the USA. They each have colorful, chic accents, are more eco-friendly than...

Strawberry Season!

Strawberry Season!

It's Strawberry season!!! And why not get out there and load up on these fresh strawberries to have throughout the summer (yes you can pick that many!) There are new guidelines in place (reservations, mask wearing, etc.) but it's all worth it!   We took a trip to...

Meet a Dad – Fairfield Police Department, Robert Kalamaras

Meet a Dad – Fairfield Police Department, Robert Kalamaras

As we are one week away from Father's Day we continue to honor the Father's of Fairfield and this week is no stranger to the community. As a 21 year police officer here in town and now the Captain how can you not know Captain Robert Kalamaras. What we don't know from...

Summer Camp Updates

Summer Camp Updates

Summer Camps are gearing up to open at the end of June and with new guidelines in place, many have updated their information, start dates, and protocols.  For more details on Summer Camps in our area that are OPEN - head to our Summer Camp Guide (click below)!  ...

Meet a Dad – Al DiGuido

Meet a Dad – Al DiGuido

Al DiGuido is a staple here in Fairfield, owner of Saugatuck Sweets the last five years and for the last 20 years running Al's Angels. He does so much for the community including running food drives, fundraising for so many organizations, creating a waffle shack at...

Outdoor Activities now open!

Outdoor Activities now open!

While the weather has been getting a lot nicer to be outdoors, and our Fairfield beaches, marinas, golf courses and tennis courts have re-opened for families and friends to enjoy, there are also other local businesses who are in the beginning stages of re-opening...

Kindergarten – UPDATED for Fall 2020!

Kindergarten – UPDATED for Fall 2020!

For any new mom or dad in the same boat as me, getting ready to send your son or daughter off to Kindergarten in the fall seems very overwhelming, sad, and exciting all at the same time, especially during these times!!  Weren't they just our babies a few weeks ago,...

Restaurants Opening May 20th in Fairfield!

Restaurants Opening May 20th in Fairfield!

Hallelujah -  it is time to have restaurants open for in-person dining, at least on their patios.  And with the warm weather finally here, we can definitely look forward to this!  We spoke to restaurants in the area with outdoor seating who plan on opening on May 20th...

Bathroom Renovation!  What we did and why we love it!

Bathroom Renovation! What we did and why we love it!

We have been in our house and in Fairfield for almost 7 years. We ended up buying a house that was pretty up to date and didn't have to do a lot of work other then paint (the people before us loved browns and gold tones throughout the house) and we wanted light and...

Home Guide is LIVE!

Home Guide is LIVE!

    We’ve been home now more than ever before, so those lingering house projects, or lawn maintenance tasks are ready to be checked off of your list!  FairfieldMoms has partnered with these local businesses and put together a Home Guide to help you tackle...

Fairfield – Open Space Policies

Fairfield – Open Space Policies

Starting Friday, May 1st, beaches, marinas, golf courses, and walking trails will be open WITH restrictions in the Town of Fairfield.  Please see below for all of the details.  Residents who would like to visit these open spaces MUST have a valid 2020 Fairfield...

Meet a Mom – Local Advocate, Katie Flynn

Meet a Mom – Local Advocate, Katie Flynn

Katie Flynn, local mom of three boys, is getting creative and using social media to connect parents, students and the community in Fairfield during these difficult times. Where are you originally from and how long have you been in the area? I was raised locally in...

Music with Melissa

Music with Melissa

Join Music with Melissa at 10am for thirty minutes of therapeutic music for you and your little ones. This class will provide relaxation, opportunities to connect with your babies, and a space to support each other through this crazy time. Melissa Wasserman is a Board...

Emotionally and Mentally Supporting Older Adults During COVID-19

Emotionally and Mentally Supporting Older Adults During COVID-19

How You Can Emotionally and Mentally Support Older Adults During the COVID-19 Outbreak By Neil Anand Owner, ComForCare Home Care During this period of social and physical distancing, it can be challenging for people to stay connected to their friends and family. This...

On The Frontline: Patricia McGahan, RN, CBN

On The Frontline: Patricia McGahan, RN, CBN

During these unprecedented times, there is no one more vulnerable than the men and women who are working on the frontlines.  Whether you are a Doctor, a Nurse, a Healthcare practitioner, working as an EMT, Police Officer, Fire Fighter...they are putting their lives...

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