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Vacation Parenting – An Extreme Sport

Ahhhhh, vacation. Just the word makes me want to relax. Some of my best memories as a kid are vacations at my grandparents’ house in Florida and weekends in the Catskills. You get to put your “regular life” aside and have some fun adventures and see new places. As I got older, vacations evolved. In […]

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Doing Disney on a Budget

Is it really possible to do Disney on a budget? If you plan your trip in advance and follow some of these money-saving tips, then it is absolutely possible. I lived in Florida all of my life before moving to Connecticut, and because of the close proximity, we were annual pass holders. Our family visited […]

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Unsubscribing in the New Year

One of the first things I do in the morning is open my email inbox on my phone. For better or worse, it has become a habit. I rationalize that this mindless habit is beneficial because I can address any work issues that may need an immediate response. In reality, I still check my email […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Winter

The frigid temperatures have proven that winter is officially here! The holidays are well behind us, and moms everywhere are looking for ways to beat cabin fever. Battling snow days, runny noses, and bored kiddos is never easy! But don’t worry, Fairfield County Moms Blog has got you covered. Here is the ultimate guide to [...]
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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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My Oatmeal-Filled Day

Did you know that there is such a thing as National Oatmeal Day? Guess what? I didn’t either, however, upon discovering this I went on an oat-filled adventure. This may not be the official National Oatmeal Day but I will pay tribute to the day today! Before we get into my delicious day, here is […]

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Tis the Season…To Potty Train

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…to potty train your child. My children all have birthdays later in the year (December 2014 and October 2016) and were two years old and showing interest in the toilet before the holiday season. Santa Claus himself was crucial to our potty training success. He very thoughtfully left […]

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