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self-care

The Year I Start Taking Care of Me

I’m going to be real with you here. I’ve started 2020 in a funk. I’ve been sad and might even go so far as to say I’m depressed. It’s time to stop sulking and start taking care of me. But what does that look like? For me, at this moment, it means that I’ve scheduled […]

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holiday spirit

When the Holidays Don’t Feel Magical

I’ve had holiday music going since November, trying to instill the magic of the holiday spirit in my girls. However, as we close in on the “Big Day,” something seems to be missing this year.  Perhaps, it’s the fact that my dad isn’t here. This marks the tenth Christmas without him. How I miss his quirky […]

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Thanksgiving traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions: Our Favorites

There are many reasons for me to feel grateful this year. I am thankful to my parents for showing my sisters and I the meaning of family. I am equally grateful to my husband for being a great partner and father to our daughters. With all of my family, I am thankful for the traditions […]

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sound tigers

Fall Fun with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers

This post is sponsored by the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, but the opinions are my own. Please support our sponsors.The weather in fall can be dreary, but the Bridgeport Sound Tigers hockey team can help with those seasonal blues. I recently had the chance to take my family to a 3:00 p.m. Sunday game, and the […]

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remembering

Reflections: Remembering My Dad

June 21, 2010 was the day my father left this world. Father’s Day has come and gone, and of course the day is a difficult one. But I find myself reflecting and remembering my Dad daily….not just on Father’s Day. How does one get past the feeling of sadness that comes with such profound loss? […]

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finding way

Meet Clara: Finding the Way

  Hi! My name is Clara and I am excited to be a new contributor to Fairfield County Moms Blog, as well as working with a wonderful team of mamas!   Where I Started: I grew up in a small town in Upstate New York, way upstate, about 30 miles Northwest of Albany, New York. I […]

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