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kindness rocks

Kindness Rocks!

We recently went out as a family and walked along a local hiking trail. As we continued on the path my son noticed a brightly colored treasure peeking out among the leaves. “What is that, mama?” he asked as I held up our find. It was a rock painted a vivid blue and inscripted with […]

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Day Tripping

Well, hello, summer! We’ve been waiting for you. I am more than ready for some summer adventures with my children. One of my favorite things to do in the summer is to venture on day trips with friends and family. Here are some great spots that can be done in a day outside of Fairfield […]

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bathing suits

Say Yes to the Suit

“She wore a total coverage, tummy controlled, black full piece with a skirt . . .” This doesn’t quite have the same ring as that of the famous bikini for which the song is famous for. However, that description is totally what I look for in a bathing suit as a proud mama of two. Whether you are […]

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enrichment

Enrichment Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank

Now isn’t the best time to discuss school budgets in Connecticut. Cuts are being made across the state, and unfortunately that means some of our beautiful enrichment programs are the first to go. Both of my children have a thirst for learning and a need to be challenged. I’ve been on the lookout for ways […]

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pet

Mom, Can I Have a Pet?

Henry has Mudge. Arthur has Pal. Dora has Boots. Even Minnie and Mickey have Figoro. Pets are constantly appearing before our little ones in books, stories, and movies. It is only a matter of time before the big question is asked. “Mom, can I have a pet?” Now it doesn’t matter if you already have […]

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