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SUMMER Slide

Summer Slide

Summer slide is a term commonly used in the world of teaching to describe the tendency for students to lose some of the achievement gains over the summer that they made during the previous school year. This is my fifth rodeo as a “summer parent” and I must admit that my parenting skills also suffer […]

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Real. Good. Play. {and old fashioned fun!}

Kids have the best imaginations. They are constantly talking, playing, and creating as they go about their days. That’s why all moms need to know about Fairfield County Moms Blog sponsor, Real Good Play. A new Connecticut business catering to the young minds in our community. Appealing to the builders, dreamers, future architects and engineers. Sound boring? Do […]

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The Digital Double-Standard

It’s summer – schools out and the days are long. I don’t just mean the amount of hours of sunlight. The kids are home and the days are looooong. You are either scrambling to get your kids into a camp that is accommodating to your work schedule or you are trying to think of fun […]

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Back-to-School Shopping: Fairfield County Edition

It’s back to school shopping season in Fairfield County whether you like it or not! Time to sort through the grease-stained, ketchup blotched shirts and start the hunt for a cute first-day outfit and refresh the Fall wardrobe. I refuse to dress my twins alike. I get that some mothers do it out of ease, but I want my identical […]

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