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Fairfield County Moms Blog’s 50+ Favorite Children’s Books

March 2nd marks the 20th anniversary of the National Education Alliance’s Read Across America Day, held annually on Dr. Seuss’ birthday.  Read Across America is a “year-round program focused on motivating children and teens to read through events, partnerships, and reading resources”. In celebration, my co-contributors, my daughters, and I are sharing 50+ of our favorite children’s […]

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Free Indoor Activities in Fairfield County

When the weather is too cold (or, too hot) to be outside, it doesn’t take long before my family comes down with “cabin fever.” Whether it’s a weekday or weekend, here are some of our favorite (free!) places to visit: Barnes & Noble – Stamford or Westport*  Barnes & Noble is one of our favorite destinations. I like […]

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20 Fun & Festive Halloween Activities

Every day is dress-up day in my house, and I’m still not sure if we’ll trick-or-treat this year, so instead I’ve been looking for other fun and festive Halloween activities to keep my pre-schooler busy. Here are 20 ideas, and also be sure to join Fairfield County Moms Blog on Thursday, October 27th, at 2PM, at Ferguson Library for […]

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Mind the (Sibling Age) Gap

My husband and I planned to have two children, and hoped they’d be between 2 and 3 years apart. But, let’s be honest, after my older daughter’s first birthday, bringing another baby into this world was the last thing on our minds. As her second birthday approached, adding a second child to our family seemed […]

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