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Autism

It’s Autism

It’s Autism. After years of doctors saying, “He’s a boy, he’ll catch up,” and meeting baseline criteria for development, you have a diagnosis: Autism Spectrum Disorder. In your heart, you knew it all along. There was just something different about him as a baby. Something more than the delayed walking and feeding. He was easy. […]

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today I left

Today I Left

Today I left. I had enough. I felt like I was about to explode. So I left. I drove around for about an hour. I screamed as loud as I could, and I listened to Edge of Seventeen at full blast.  I needed it, and it felt good. I had argued with my husband and […]

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postpartum self-care

Postpartum Self-Care Survival Guide

Recently in the media, there has been more “real talk” about postpartum recovery and what to expect after the baby makes his/her exit. Whether via c-section or vaginal delivery, a mother’s body can be somewhat worn out post-birth. I had two c-sections followed by vaginal delivery, and I felt fairly unprepared postpartum with both modes […]

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Late Night Happy Hour at Geronimo

Late Night Happy Hour at Geronimo

This post is sponsored by Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill but the opinions are my own. Please support our sponsors. Last week the Fairfield County Moms Blog contributor team had a real treat: a moms’ night out at Geronimo Tequila Bar & Southwest Grill in Fairfield! We sampled some wonderful appetizers from the Happy […]

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Who were you?

Who Were You Mama?

Who were you mama? Before. Before you cleaned noses and made dinners and fixed boo boos? Who are you in addition to being mama? I am currently a psychotherapist and a wife and a mother, but I’m also a friend. I’ve always loved theater and music. I used to study those things. I was a […]

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