Jana McQueen

Jana is a stay-at-home mom, currently living in Greenwich with her husband, Iain, and daughters, Laila and Nora. Jana is originally from Westchester County, NY, met Iain at college, married in June 2011, welcomed Laila in December 2012, and welcomed Nora in August 2015. On any given day, you can find us playing, reading, or out and about running too many errands and taking advantage of some of the many perks that Greenwich and Fairfield County have to offer.

The Places You’ll Go: Visiting the Dr. Seuss & Eric Carle Museums

Like many families, my children's bookshelves include books by both Dr. Seuss and Eric Carle. Did you know that we have two museums dedicated to these authors/illustrators within driving distance of Fairfield County? Whether you'd prefer a...

Learn to Swim at Goldfish Swim School

Living in Fairfield County, we are so lucky to have easy access to town pools and beaches. As summer nears, swim safety for my 6 year old and 3 ½ year old daughters is...

Weekends Away: Family Favorite Destinations

There are few things I love more than getting away for a few days. My husband and I have a few favorite destinations that we previously enjoyed as a couple, and now bring our...

Ultimate Getaway Guide

What mama doesn't dream about escaping the daily grind of mom life!? Whether you want to get away for the day, a night or a whole week, we've got you covered. We have put...

Ultimate Fashion Guide

How many of you mamas stare into the closet each morning and wonder, "What should I wear today?" I mean of course we want to live in our yoga pants, or really anything with...
baby budget

Babies on a Budget: 5 Ways to Save Money

As soon as the doctor confirmed that I was pregnant, the expenses of having a baby began to add up. First, there were medical bills; then, there was all the "stuff" we needed to...

Ain’t Misbehavin’ at the Westchester Broadway Theatre

Westchester Broadway Theatre, located in Elmsford, New York, has been offering year-round entertainment for 44+ years. Ain't Misbehavin', on stage now, is a musical show featuring the music of Fats Waller, a popular songwriter and performer...

Lend Me Your Ears: A Quick Guide to Ear Piercing

My daughter’s sixth birthday included another exciting milestone… getting her ears pierced! The process began a couple of months earlier when she first expressed interest, and then the piercings happened just before her actual...

Out of the Holidaze

I won’t be the first or last person to say that Thanksgiving to New Year's Day was a whirlwind of celebrations, get-togethers with family and friends, and road-trips. And, because there’s never a dull...