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The Love That’s Overlooked in Second-Born Children

There’s been A LOT of talk regarding the volatile behavior of second-born children (boys in particular) due to the recent research findings of an MIT economist, Joseph Doyle. My sister-in-law, a second-born herself, was the first person to bring it to my attention. I read the details and wasn’t alarmed. Within the next week, several […]

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5 Things My Kids Hate and I Love

As my husband was bear hugging my 3 year old tonight so I could trim his dirt-encrusted fingernails I thought “Man, these kids don’t know what they’re missing!” Maybe it’s because they’re boys. Maybe there’s been a miraculous change over the last three decades of my life. Maybe they’ll grow to enjoy some of these and […]

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Finding Joy in the Ice Cream Aisle

I have a hard time watching the news and following trending news feeds. Racism on college campuses, terrorist acts in one of the most beautiful cities in the world, child refugees. It seems like good news items are few and far between. Heartbreaking events occur everyday, that’s a fact. It’s hard to find things to be […]

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When Kiddo Becomes Daddy

I kept telling my parents when I was younger that I wanted to have a family, work in a job that I enjoyed, and live comfortably with low stress and time for my hobbies.  Well guess what?  I can say that life has pretty much turned out like that, but what that meant was completely […]

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Show Yourself Some Love With Meditation

In this season of love, don’t forget to love (and take care of) yourself first. Yogis might find the deep winter of February naturally more introspective and quiet, I think as I tap the keyboard here at my desk. Or not. Maybe it’s more like looking for calm amidst the storm; a storm called the children. For […]

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Happy Father’s Day!

Though we’re all about the mommies here at Fairfield County Moms Blog, with it being Father’s Day, it’s nice to take a moment and play tribute to the dads out there. They are our favorite piggy-back givers, reachers of things on high shelves, preparers of bottles and butternut squash puree. They support us mommies, make […]

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