Jessica Agovino

Jessica lives in Stamford with her husband and sons Ryan, 7 and Jake, 4. She has been teaching middle school social studies in Westchester for 15 years. She is a CT native, growing up in West Hartford and moving to Fairfield county when Ryan was only one month old. She enjoys traveling, going to the beach with friends, good music, a nice glass of Rose on a warm summer day, a book she can't put down, and laughing and making memories with her boys.

Beauty Products for Tired Moms

I was never into makeup as a teenager, I would usually just wear lip gloss and a little mascara. Skin care was another area I ignored. In fact, the only product I used throughout...

Everything WAS Awesome!

My family and I had the opportunity to check out Fairfield County Moms Blog sponsor, Legoland Discovery Center in Yonkers at the Ridge Hill shopping center.  We had been there once before when our...

Oh, the Exotic Places You Can Go {tips for traveling with kids abroad}

Before I was married, I rarely traveled. The first time I went on a plane, I was 21! Going to Argentina for my honeymoon and traveling to Paris twice while I was in college,...

Gotta Catch ‘Em All: What’s With the Pokemon Craze?

I remember when I was in college I would hear about these Pokemon cards that all the kids were playing with. I immediately was brought back to memories of Garbage Pail Kids and how I...

What it’s like to get the “Better” Cancer

One woman in eight will develop a thyroid disorder during her lifetime. - The American Thyroid Association January is thyroid awareness month and I thought it would be a good time to share my story....

Celebrating New Year’s Eve as a Parent…Times Sure Have Changed!

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Gifts for Mom :: Time to Treat Ourselves (Just in time for Black Friday)

It's that time of season.   For some, this time of year brings back memories of the first snow fall, the smell of a fire burning, a sip of hot chocolate and those wonderful...

Becoming That Mom

When I was a newlywed and blissfully unaware of the stresses of raising children, it was very easy for me to judge other moms. I remember my husband and I were sitting in a...

Change is Good…Really

I have never liked change. My family and friends all know that I like a routine. I like things the way that they are.   But for a girl who doesn't like change, I sure...
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Fall Fashion for Mommies :: Steal vs. Splurge

I have always been addicted to fashion. When the September issues of the fashion magazines pop up I get excited in the supermarket checkout lines. I pour over each and every page and flag...