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One Evening Kate M.

One Evening With Kate M. {A Photo Essay Series)

“One Evening” is a photo essay series that provides a sneak peek into the everyday lives of the Fairfield County Moms Blog contributors. The evening routine is photographed by Anna-Liisa Nixon Photography and words are written by each mom to tell the story behind the images. It’s a rare and intimate look into each family’s life, […]

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UltimateGuide toFriendships

Ultimate Guide to Friendships

Making New Friends Mommy Dating 101 How to Make Friends FAST Finding Your Tribe Finding New Mommy Friends Mom Dating Welcoming New Families to Your CommunityFostering Friendships 9 Friends Every Mama Needs Moms Need Friends Too Teaching My Daughter About Friendship Facebook Friendships Virtual is Reality Keeping Non-Mom Friends I'm a Bad FriendMoving On Ending [...]
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The End of the “Spin the Bottle” Kiss?

Vacationing with my sister and her family last week, my almost-teen nephew and I got to talking about camp. I asked him, as embarrassing aunts do, if kids still played Spin the Bottle. “Yes,” he replied, “but with hugging.” Hugging? Adorable. But, no. NO. I’m putting my foot down. Spin the Bottle is not about hugging. Full stop. End of […]

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“Does Your Baby Sleep Through the Night?” and Other Conversations I’d Rather Avoid

“Your baby is such a doll! Does he sleep through the night?” “Looks like a new baby! Is he a good eater?” So many times a day, complete strangers ask me these questions as a means of making small talk. Last week, I even had a woman I don’t know, interrupt me in conversation with […]

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