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2018 Fitness, Health & Wellness Guide

2018 is here and all those New Year's resolutions are in full effect. Why not make this the year that you set yourself as a priority!? Not sure where to begin? Fairfield County Moms Blog is here to help! We have partnered with Fairfield County’s top fitness, health and wellness providers to give you the 2018 Fairfield County Moms [...]
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Thanksgiving Desserts for Everyone

I love Thanksgiving! It’s my favorite holiday of the year, mostly because I live to eat. The turkey always tastes juicier; the mashed potatoes creamier, and the stuffing melts in your mouth. Having said that, no meal is complete without dessert, right? While pumpkin spice is my jam, I do like to switch it up, […]

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Quick, Easy, & Healthy Lunch Ideas

This post was sponsored by the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Thank you for supporting our sponsors. Need quick, healthy lunch ideas for your little one’s lunchbox? Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s nutritionists share delicious tips to keep your child full during the school day. Try a turkey sandwich with two slices of low-sodium turkey, one slice […]

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What I Learned When I Tried a Food Challenge

My town’s Moms Club has many smaller groups like a book club, age guided playgroups, and my favorite, The Wellness page on Facebook.  Members provide each other with accountability, recipes, and challenges. The ones I have participated in include a 30-day AB Challenge, a BUTT challenge, and most recently, an eating challenge.  Proposed by a […]

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Bedtime Snacks That Promote Sleep

Did you know that certain bedtime snacks can promote better sleep? It’s true – foods that contain tryptophan, an amino acid that has a sedative-like effect on the body. Tryptophan can be found in many common foods, including dairy products, eggs, soy, turkey, chicken, fish, cheese, oats, wheat, legumes, leafy greens, nuts and seeds. (Here’s the […]

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Healthy Meal Planning Tips for Every Mom

Some moms spend their weekends planning the menu for the upcoming week and thrive on it. If that’s not you, are you destined to unhealthy meals and meal planning failure? Absolutely not! There are many ways to meal plan successfully and healthfully. Keeping your style and preference in mind is key to long term success. […]

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