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World Clubfoot Day

June 3rd: World Clubfoot Day

June 3rd is World Clubfoot Day. Less than six months ago, I had no idea what “clubfoot” was; but there I was sitting at my 19 week anatomy scan, with my husband and the proud, big sister. The scan started out uneventful, but as the ultrasound technician made her way down the body she stopped and […]

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What Do You Give Your Kids?: Kid-Friendly Food Ideas

Let’s be honest- when it comes to food, we often find ourselves falling into the pattern of giving our kids the same things over and over. And although little ones do love repetition (i.e. demanding Trolls on repeat, reading Good Night Moon for the 50th night in a row), we as parents desire to introduce […]

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I Am Changed: Pregnancy After Miscarriage

It took some time after our miscarriage to conceive. Each month I saw that negative pregnancy test my heart sank a little more. The sadness would seep in. It would sit. It would stir. And it would settle. Sometimes that sadness changed to resentment and frustration. Frustration for wanting control. Wanting to control my body. […]

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Shelton

Explore Fairfield County :: Shelton

“Explore Fairfield County” is an informational series that provides a glimpse into the wonderful towns and cities in Fairfield County. Fairfield County is diverse in that it includes big cities, small suburbs, beaches, farms, and busy highways. It covers a large geographic area and, because of this, it has a lot to offer families! To […]

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Tales of a Two-year-old

Tales of a Two-year-old: The Nap Time Saga

Guide two-year-old upstairs. Have two-year-old use potty. Put two-year-old in bed. Tuck two-year-old in. Kiss two-year-old. Two-year-old says they have to poop. Bring two-year-old back to potty. *Total bluff* Put two-year-old back to bed. Fix blanket “just right.” Get second requested blanket. Get requested stuffed animal (downstairs). Give requested stuffed animal to two-year-old. Two-year-old says […]

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Curl Care 101

As a curly haired mama, I welcomed the curls that began to sprout on my first born’s head. At six months old her straight hair developed a slight “swoop” in the front. By 15 months there were signs of actual curls and by two years old, those little curls turned into beautiful Shirley Temple ringlets. […]

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Rainbow Baby

Where are you Rainbow Baby?

Where are you Rainbow Baby?  Why won’t you come? I’m doing everything I did before. So why is it not working? Why is it taking so long? I’m sorry I’m impatient. I know I have trouble waiting. I’m trying. I really am. But gosh, this is hard. I’m wishing each month. I’m heartbroken each month. I’m […]

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