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Bloom: An Event for New & Expectant Moms

Fairfield County Moms Blog is extremely excited to announce Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Moms! Who: New and expectant moms, dads, and grandparents are invited to join us for what’s sure to be a great time! What: Bloom is an event geared towards new and expecting moms, filled with many valuable resources for parents […]

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Celebrating Grandparent's Day

Celebrating Grandparent’s Day!

Grandma, Grandpa, Nana, Papa, Nonna, Nonno and in my house Cha-Cha, Papa, Deedee and Grandpa Boo, are all names for our children’s favorite people…..grandparents! My husband and I are VERY lucky to have 2 sets of loving, local and supportive grandparents for our children. They are always there when we need emotional support, babysitting and of […]

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Smith & Sons

Remembering Grandpa {sharing memories}

My dad died tragically and unexpectedly just before my twenty-first birthday. We were very close and his absence became even more painful when I entered motherhood. I will forever daydream about how much he would have enjoyed being a grandfather. I imagine him clearly, playing on the floor with my son and calling him a “turkey,” getting […]

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When Kiddo Becomes Daddy

I kept telling my parents when I was younger that I wanted to have a family, work in a job that I enjoyed, and live comfortably with low stress and time for my hobbies.  Well guess what?  I can say that life has pretty much turned out like that, but what that meant was completely […]

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Grandfather Love

When I first met my father-in-law, I fell in love. Don’t get me wrong, obviously I loved my husband first, but there was something very charming about my father-in-law. In fact, I even jokingly told my then boyfriend, his dad was the real reason I was marrying him. That was 8 years ago, and my admiration […]

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Marie, My Grandmother

The Mother I Have Become

As I looked through the drawers, packed tightly with odds and ends, I came across buttons, spools of thread, pins, jewelry, notepads, envelopes, and a hodge podge of other things. Among them, my school ties that were a mandatory part of my Catholic grammar school uniform, so many years before. Many things I hadn’t seen […]

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