Meet Caitlin! Caitlin grew up in Fairfield, CT and after some time living elsewhere, she is ecstatic to call the town home again. She works full-time in higher education at a local university and has found great joy in supporting college students for almost ten years. Caitlin met her husband, Matthew, in college. They were married in 2009 and welcomed their daughter, Parker, in December of 2014. She spends her free time at yoga, writing, watching sports, and attempting to change the world through advocacy and involvement in social justice movements. Connect with Caitlin on Twitter @CaitPereira.

Kicking Butt at iLoveKickboxing

Getting motivated to workout can be quite the challenge, but getting motivated to workout as a mom can be darn near impossible. So when I was offered the opportunity to head to Fairfield County...
moms to the rescue

When Fellow Moms Save The Day

Do you ever have those mornings when you wake up, and you need to escape? I don't mean off to any place too far away (although Fiji sounds pretty perfect right about now), but you...
Moana DVD case.

Why Our Daughters Should Watch Moana

The first Disney movie I saw in the theaters was The Little Mermaid. I honestly don't remember much about the experience, except that I found Ursula to be terrifying and brushing hair with a...

Dear Blankie {A Note to my Daughter’s Treasured Blanket}

  Dear Blankie, When I added you to my baby registry one rainy weekend morning, I had no idea the significance you'd bring to my life. I distinctly remember running my fingertips over your brushed muslin...
self care

Investing in Your Oxygen Mask {A Lesson in Self-Care}

{The Panic Attack} A panic attack? Was I having a panic attack? I'd discussed the clinical side in my graduate counseling classes, and I had witnessed students have them throughout my career in higher education....

What Did Sophie Ever Do To Us?

Sophie La Girafe holds a special place in my heart. I know you are judging me for saying such a thing about a child's teething toy - I get it, believe me. But honestly, she...

The Post-Holiday Toy Purge

After seeing a friend clean out a pretty massive amount of toys last week, I was inspired to do the same. The recent holiday had brought quite a few new toys into our house....

The Magic of the Broken Snow Globe

It was a typical weeknight about ten days before Christmas. I had a list of twenty items that needed to be completed before the holiday arrived, yet the idea of sitting on my couch...

Of Course There Should Be Breastfeeding In Baseball!

Breastfeeding? Baseball? Yes, you read the title of this post correctly. Recently, WFAN New York sports radio host Mike Francesa decided it would be a good idea to put Yankee stadium on blast for their announcement regarding...

The Great Makeup Purge {How to Downsize Your Products}

As I was organizing some bathroom products a few months ago, I came to a realization - I had WAY too much makeup. I always knew I had a good amount, but it wasn't...