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Weight a Minute!

I’ve always struggled with my weight/body image/confidence growing up. The LAST thing I want to show my son, and especially my daughter, is that you have to wait until you’re a certain weight or in a certain career to feel, look and act beautiful. I mean holy hypocrite, here I am saying I don’t want my […]

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Kids in the Kitchen: Make Dinner & Teach Math, Reading, and Science at the Same Time

I have distinct memories of whenever my mother baked or cooked during my childhood always having a chair pulled over to the end of our kitchen counter. Atop my wooden perch, I was strategically located to offer assistance with the hand mixer, assemble the lasagna layers (often dipping mozzarella in my mom’s homemade pasta sauce – […]

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Boy or Girl? Making the Big Reveal

As soon as I tell anyone I’m pregnant, (or they notice my belly), the very first question they ALWAYS ask is, “Do you know if you’re having a boy or a girl?” I can’t blame anyone for asking the question – I do the same thing to other pregnant women! And it’s always funny to […]

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Hop to it! Easter Fun in Fairfield County

Easter is less than two weeks away, so I thought I’d round up some fun places to bring your little one(s) to see the Easter Bunny or go on an Easter Egg Hunt throughout Fairfield County. Please be sure to visit each event’s website for more details and the most up-to-date information. Have fun and Happy Easter! Easter Egg Hunt Eggs-Travaganza Stew […]

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How to Survive Parties as a Food Allergy Family

Recently my son was at a birthday party and one of the moms came up to me and said, “I just don’t know how you do it.” I looked at her with a quizzical look. “Do what?” I asked. “Deal with all your son’s food allergies.” This is the $1,000,000 question I get asked, at pretty […]

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One Isn’t the Loneliest Number: Why I’m “One and Done”

I remember the day that I had my daughter like it was yesterday. The simultaneous feeling of having been hit by a truck and the complete and utter joy was one I could never forget. That day, as well-wishing family members came to visit, there were lots of comments that included, “When you have your next […]

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