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Oktoberfest in Connecticut

Enjoy the fun and festivities of Oktoberfest - no passports needed!!  Traditionally a beer festival that runs from September 21st - October 6th, it is also known for celebrating German culture, food, and entertainment.  FairfieldMoms has rounded up Connecticut's...

Coastal Orthopedics – What to look out for from playground injuries

While summer may be winding down, that doesn’t mean outdoor activities are ending anytime soon! That means monkey bars, swimming pools, trampolines, skateboards and more. While these activities are loads of fun, they are also a common place for our kiddos to get hurt. Here are some classic playground injuries so you can know what to look out for in case your child takes a tumble.

NEINH: Concussion Prevention & Treatment in Children

With back to school activities and sports in our near future, we all want to keep our kids healthy and safe. So, we turned to Dr. Kate Mullin with the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache to find out what you need to know when it comes to preventing and treating concussions

Oils 101: Young Living Event!

 FairfieldMoms Oils 101: Young Living Event! Come learn more about Young Living, their Seed to Seal promise and why we love these essential oils so much for ourselves and for our families!  During the class, we will be making two essential oil items for...

How To Monitor What Apps You’re Subscribed To!

Netflix, Hulu, Spotify, Apple Music, Calm, LinkedIn – the list goes on and on and the next thing you know, you’re subscribed to all of these “free” apps either on a weekly, monthly or yearly basis. Luckily, Genius On The Go has a few easy steps to help you check what you’re subscribed to and mange your subscriptions.

Tips for Gardening – from the experts at Rehab Associates!

Gardening is an enjoyable hobby and it is a great form of physical activity – it can improve your overall strength, endurance, flexibility and can clear your mind from life’s daily stress. It’s important to keep your body conditioned, practice healthy habits, and follow these simple ergonomic tips while you’re out working on your yard – read more here!

4 Commons Myths About CBD, Debunked

Founders Dawn Fable and Torrey Benson are passionate about encouraging women to “take a moment and press pause,” by utilizing their organic, CBD-infused products, which includes creams, teas, capsules and more. Not sure exactly what CBD might help with—or what it’s effects may be? We reached out to Dawn and Torrey to clarify some common myths of CBD, below.

Elementary School Night Out! Hosted by the Fairfield Public Libraries!

We are so lucky in this town to not only have a great Fairfield Public Library…but TWO great public libraries!  They are such a huge asset to the Town of Fairfield, and also provide many events FREE for local families.  One special event that we thought is a great way to meet some new families is their Elementary School Night Out! 

Swimming Safety Tips

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, 4,406 people drowned in 1998, including 1,003 children under the age of 15. In fact, drowning is the second leading cause of injury-related death for children.   More drowning deaths occur during summer –...

What Happens When the Symptoms of Concussion Last Longer Than Expected?

What happens if you (or your child) has had a concussion but symptoms last for weeks or even months beyond the normal recovery time? The culprit could be Post Concussive Syndrome. We spoke to Dr. Kate Mullin with the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache (NEINH) about what you need to know.

PopShop Market this Sunday June 9th

We are all about shopping local in Fairfield and visiting the PopShop on Sunday is the same idea. Come by to shop local vendors. Doors open at 10 and it is free to get in! Come hungry because there are some great Food Trucks as well! Its supposed to be a beautiful...

Paula’s Choice: A Better Skincare Option

We love to share brands that are true to our mission of “giving moms the gift of time”. That’s why we wanted to share what we’ve learned about Paula’s Choice, a company that is dedicated to research, using top-notch ingredients and offering formulas that give a full spectrum of benefits (meaning you can wash, heal and protect your skin without spending any more time than necessary).

The most common orthopedic injuries we see in moms & how to prevent them!

In honor of Mother’s Day, the team at Coastal Orthopedics thought they’d give some helpful hints to all those hard working moms out there! Whether you stay at home or work full time, motherhood can take a toll on your body. Here are some of the most common orthopedic injuries we see in moms.

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