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The Friendships We Foster on Facebook

To the moms I’ve re-friended from my childhood, thank you.  We became friends long before facebook existed. We met sometime in elementary school and naturally gravitated toward each other. We traded stickers, caught lady bugs, read the entire series of The Babysitters Club, and frowned when our moms arrived to pick us up from epic play […]

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Becoming That Mom

When I was a newlywed and blissfully unaware of the stresses of raising children, it was very easy for me to judge other moms. I remember my husband and I were sitting in a restaurant enjoying our food without interruptions. We saw a family at the table next to us whip out the iPad and […]

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Impossible Decisions: The Guilt of Not Wanting a Third Child

“Are you going to try for a third?” My public response: “Well, we’re not sure yet.” My inner voice: “Nope.” Why not just be honest? Because I am guilty. I have always had a particularly hard time with the what-ifs in life. What if I had chosen a different college? What if I had chosen a different career? […]

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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 2017 Summer Whine Down

Have you ever seen the commercial of the father back to school shopping with his children? He’s prancing through the aisles and the kids are walking slowly behind him with their heads down and frowning. All the while the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” plays in the background? I’ve been thinking […]

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