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.
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The Sparkle and Shine of NYLA STAR

  What woman doesn't love beautiful jewelry? I certainly do! So when I was approached to speak with FCMB sponsor Leslie Kumar, jewelry designer and creator of NYLA STAR, I couldn't wait to check out her designs,...

Showing Our Children That Love is Love

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can...

Dear Daughters: A Reminder That You Can Aspire to be Anything

Dear Daughters, Close your eyes. Envision yourself ten, twenty years from now. When you wake up every morning, and see yourself hustling off to work, what career have you embraced? Are you a firefighter, always...

Simply Green Household Products

These days, there are thousands of options available for cleaning your home. Some are staples that have been around since our grandmothers were raising our parents; others have recently appeared on the market. It can...

A Note to All The Wonderful Women in Our Lives This Mother’s Day

Every May, we celebrate Mother's Day with the women who mean the most to us: our moms, grandmothers, sisters, mother-in-laws, etc. It is an ideal time to thank these women for all they have...

The Great Escape: Traveling for Work

During the first year of my daughter's life, I made the conscious decision of not traveling for work. Even though I had a few opportunities presented to me, I knew that as a new mom, I just...
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Become an Exclusively Pumping Rockstar, Part 2

When I first wrote "10 Tips to Become an Exclusively Pumping Rockstar" last fall, I honestly wasn’t sure how many women would relate to the topic. But simply due to the number of shares the...

File Away! Tax Tips for Families

Tax season. The time of year when you are inundated with countless cheesy H&R Block commercials, and are left scrambling to locate all of those important receipts you thought you had been carefully putting...

Super Bowl Cheat Sheet for Moms

The Super Bowl. The most watched one-day sporting event in the world. The game where heroes are born, and hearts are broken. The game where the winners, without fail, always end up "going to Disney World!" This year...

Why It’s Okay To Be (Shamelessly) Obsessed with the Bachelor

Ladies, it's the time of year that some of you have been waiting anxiously for! Am I talking about New Years Resolutions? Nope. Valentine's Day? Nah. Winter? Heck no! I am talking about the new season of...