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Featured Local Photographers!

Featured Local Photographers!

  In the blink of eye, your family is changing.  Your children are growing up, life events are happening, and what better way to remember these beautiful moments with your loved ones than with timeless photographs.  To capture these fleeting moments is something...

Recipes from Local Food Network Expert; Dana Angelo White

Recipes from Local Food Network Expert; Dana Angelo White

You never know who you'll meet at the beach and randomly I met Dana Angelo White, someone we've been following for a while now and who's meals always look amazing on her Instagram (follow her  at @dana_angelo_white you won't be disappointed). She provides healthy meal...

Apple Picking Season in Connecticut!

Apple Picking Season in Connecticut!

  SEPTEMBER...the leaves are starting to change colors, the weather is cooling down, and apple picking season is here!!  A fun activity to do with family or friends, apple picking is a fall staple in New England, so we've rounded up our favorite places to visit! ...

Newest Subscription…Fiddlebox & Co.

Newest Subscription…Fiddlebox & Co.

Fiddlebox & Co is a preschool educator designed monthly subscription box that provides fun activities to help with your child's kindergarten preparedness.  At Fiddlebox we love that each child is unique & genius in their own way.  We aim to teach...

2020-2021 School Tutor Guide

2020-2021 School Tutor Guide

  The school year for 2020-2021 is without a doubt looking a little different this year.  With all of the uncertainty for the new way of learning, some families are looking for tutors, educational support services, and before/after school care.  To assist...

Reflections of the Montessori Teacher

Reflections of the Montessori Teacher

By Cathy Billone and Brianna Banahan"The teacher, when she begins work in our schools, must have a kind of faith that the child will reveal himself through work. She must free herself from all preconceived ideas concerning the levels at which the children may be." --...

Navigating School Reentry

Navigating School Reentry

JOIN THE CONVERSATION EXPERT PANEL HAPPENING AUGUST 22nd @1:00pm PST/4:00pm EST TOPIC: Navigating School Reentry Expert Panel via Zoom: Lessoning the Anxiety and Fear Amongst Parents Register here: https://mailchi.mp/f833b2cb0f5f/navigatingschoolreentry Hear from a...

5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

  With many schools requiring kids to wear masks, teaching kids to keep their mask on is going hand in hand with teaching ABCs and geometry. Help your child’s teacher by encouraging your kids with these easy tips! Practice During Screen Time We’ve hearing this...

Shopping For Back To School With Joules!

Shopping For Back To School With Joules!

This year, the “back-to-school” transition feels a little different. Along with pencils and notebooks, some of us are adding masks to backpacks. Maybe we’re prepping to homeschool or do virtual school, with mom as teacher. Others are dividing into pods with friends....

Want a Pest-Free Summer?  We Do!!

Want a Pest-Free Summer? We Do!!

  We love, love summer, but hate the bugs that come along with it. That’s why we’re thrilled to partner with Fox Pest Control, who has been helping busy families enjoy their homes pest-free since 2012.  (For a free inspection and estimate, and even same day...

Save Money Fast on Prescriptions with Hippo

Save Money Fast on Prescriptions with Hippo

  As moms, we’re always looking to save money and time. That’s where our new partner, Hippo, comes in. It’s a free digital savings card that helps people save up to 97% on their prescription medications—just by using their app or website to instantly compare...

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.  ...

Alliance Tutoring is Here to Help!

Alliance Tutoring is Here to Help!

This story was provided and sponsored by Alliance Tutoring. According to a report put out by the ACT, a college testing agency, the national average in the United States for college freshman retention rate is 65.7%.  That means that more than one third of college...

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...

Sunscreen 101: For Your Kids!

Sunscreen 101: For Your Kids!

Looking to keep your kids safe from the sun this summer? The first thing to look for in a sunscreen is a physical (as opposed to chemical) formula. Safer ingredients include zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, while ones to avoid include avobenzone, oxybenzone,...

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)!  ...

Kid Friendly Snacks

Kid Friendly Snacks

When going to the beach why do the kids just want to eat snacks? It's like the main reason for them to go to the beach! So make sure you are stocked and here are some simply snacks the kids can help with before heading off to the beach! Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter...

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...

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