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Redshirting: Ready or Not?

Back to school is bittersweet this year. Our child is starting Kindergarten, and as if that doesn’t come with a wide enough range of emotions, we have also spent the past nine months debating “redshirting”. Redshirting is the term used for purposely delaying Kindergarten, even when your child is age-eligible. Connecticut’s Kindergarten cut-off date is […]

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FCMB Goes Back to School :: Homework Battles – The Who, How & Why

As mothers, we understand one of the most critical components to our children’s young lives is their education. Since it’s time to ring in a new school year, the contributors at Fairfield County Moms Blog wanted to share some tips, tricks, and words of wisdom to help you through this exciting, yet stressful time. Be […]

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FCMB Goes Back to School :: What Your Child Needs to Know for Kindergarten

As mothers, we understand one of the most critical components to our children’s young lives is their education. Since it’s time to ring in a new school year, the contributors at Fairfield County Moms Blog wanted to share some tips, tricks, and words of wisdom to help you through this exciting, yet stressful time. Be […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Back to School in Fairfield County

It is time for back to school! Moms everywhere have mixed emotions about the summer ending. Bye bye pool days and hello school work! The transition back to more structured days filled with new learning isn't easy. Go out buy all the school supplies, pack those lunches, and get ready for all the homework! It's [...]
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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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Library Hop

A Fairfield County Library Hop {play date announcement}

Fairfield County Moms Blog is excited to announce our Library Hop around Fairfield County. This Fall we will be hopping around several of our local libraries for a story time event for children, followed by an open play for both moms and kids. Each library is unique and our goal is to provide moms opportunities to [...]
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