Caitlin lives in Shelton with her husband, two daughters, and goldendoodle. She is an elementary school teacher. Caitlin loves to dance, bake, and travel. She spends her free time creating new memories with her girls.
evolution of parenting

The Evolution of Parenting

I'm only four years into this parenting thing, so I am still quite a novice. However, in those four short years, my husband and I have transformed and evolved with every milestone, year, and...

Explore Fairfield County :: Shelton

“Explore Fairfield County” is an informational series that provides a glimpse into the wonderful towns and cities in Fairfield County. Fairfield County is diverse in that it includes big cities, small suburbs, beaches, farms,...

The Best Jeans for Moms

Have you ever looked at old photos and immediately knew what decade it was based on the clothing? Recently I found old photos of my mom wearing basically every jean style ever created. Thinking...


At some point during my childhood, I developed a few strange superstitions. As an adult, I often think back on the superstitions I believed in as a child and laugh. Some of which I...
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A True Story of a Fairy Tale Friendship

Do you believe in fairy tales? Once upon a time, in a little town in Connecticut, there lived a brunette, straight-haired little girl and her family. That little girl had a beautiful childhood filled with...

A Love Letter to My Husband for Valentine’s Day

Dear Husband, Every night we sit on the couch after tucking our kids into bed, and we reflect on the day. We talk about how grateful we are for our village for helping us survive...

Explaining Death to Toddlers

Like everyone, this year has been full of trials and tribulations, but I never imagined explaining death to my toddlers. Besides explaining to my children why they can't come to the grocery store with me,...

Kindergarten From Home

It has come to the point of the year we have all been dreading. The big school shut down. For how long? It's anybody's guess, so stress is high. While parents are frantically finding babysitters or...
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Making the Most Out of the Holiday Season

The holidays are approaching, and what is typically a very stressful time of the year for many has now been compounded with the added fear of the pandemic. As we approach this holiday season, I...

I Promise You Will Experience The Magic of Kindergarten

Dear Kindergarten Student of the 2020-2021 School Year, I cannot wait to meet you and get to know who you are! I will always be honest...this year is different. It looks different. It feels different....