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The Digital Diet & Why Your Family Needs To Know About It

This post was sponsored by the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Thank you for supporting our sponsors.In a world full of smartphones, tablets and apps, it can sometimes feel impossible to unplug. But the truth is, our everyday technology habits are threatening the speech, language and hearing of our children. So what can be done to […]

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redshirting

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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camping

Baby’s First Camping Trip: How to Plan a Safe Adventure With Kids

Few things beat seeing a child’s eyes light up as they discover the natural world, but heading on an outdoor vacation with young kids in tow requires a little more preparation than your average camping trip. Here’s how you can make sure your next adventure is as safe as it is memorable. Planning Your Trip […]

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summer hangover

#SummerHangover

As the season prepares to change, I’m embracing the cooler nights. Why? Because I am suffering from a #summerhangover. Let me take a step back and explain. When the calendar turns to April, I start dreaming about summer. All the possibilities. As a teacher, May is the Sunday of spring. With the arrival of Memorial […]

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photography

Bringing Light to Your Season of Life :: Lauren Forehand Photography

What mama doesn’t love photos of their kiddos? I currently have 3,423 photos of my three children on my iPhone. They are all taken quickly (we know kids don’t sit still long) and the quality is not the best. But they do the trick! However, I jumped at the chance to get professional photos taken […]

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