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St. Patrick's Day

Our Family Leprechaun

There is something about the last couple of months of winter that could drive a mom mad. Especially now that we are all trapped at home. And spring starts to tease us with warmer weather, only for winter temperatures to come back in full force. The hours between nap and dinner also tend to test […]

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holiday toy purge

The Post-Holiday Purge

There is a lawless, anarchic time that immediately follows the holidays. After a year of abiding by the rules of order, there is a fringe group, typically living on the outskirts of civilized society, waiting for their chance to show who they really are: Parents Who Detest Clutter. It only happens once the tinsel has […]

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New Year's Resolutions

10 Easy Parenting Resolutions

To be honest, I have never truly stuck to a New Year’s resolution. And how many people can actually say they have? Resolutions are easy to break but the one benefit of creating a resolution is that it allows us to reflect. What can I do better? Make better? Be better at? How have I […]

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FC Moms Blog Unplugged

All of us at Fairfield County Moms Blog want to wish each one of our loyal readers a very Happy Holiday and even Happier New Year! Although this time of year is incredibly busy, please take the time to enjoy the little moments with your families. AND don’t forget to take some time for YOU […]

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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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combo gifts

Happy Birthday and Merry Christmas

Anyone ever share a birthday with a holiday? If you do, then you know exactly what the term combo gifts mean, and if you were like me, then you despise them!  I was born on December 23, so combo gifts were something I grew accustomed to. It was always, “here is your present… Happy Birthday […]

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