Jessica is a stay-at-home mom of 2 daughters, (born 2011 and 2015). Jessica was born and raised in central Pennsylvania before moving to New York City to pursue her career in Hospitality Management. After a couple moves in New York she moved to Fairfield with her husband and their children. They are happy to call Fairfield County their forever home! Jessica enjoys spending time with her family, shopping, volunteering and drinking wine with friends.
blast from the past

A Blast From the Past

I wish I could be magically transported to my childhood and adolescent years, for these were the years where I was carefree and had fewer responsibilities. My memories of my childhood are rich and...

The Tradition of Passover That I Grew to Learn

The anxiety I felt was comparable to walking into a college classroom three minutes late. The moment you notice your professor and other students’ eyes staring down at you. As I prepped for this...
facing my fears

Facing My Fear Head-On

Fear has made my heart race and invaded my dreams because of a medical procedure I feared. My fear was to have an endoscopy and colonoscopy.  Fears and anxieties can overwhelm us at any point...
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The 2020 Holiday Season

We are officially in the holiday season of 2020, and it feels very different for each of us. Excitement is still the feeling I get, as I will try my best to make the...
turning forty

Turning 40 in 2020

Naturally, turning 40 years old has its own hardships and reflections. But as I approach my 40th birthday this month, I have to face the facts. I am not as young as I used...
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Rain, Shine, or COVID-19: Other Ways to Still Celebrate Halloween

Many of our children, and maybe even some of us adults, look forward each year to the festive holiday of Halloween. We look forward to getting dressed up and dazzling ourselves in fun and...
pet peeves

Pet Peeves of the Never-Ending Summer of 2020

This summer, the "Summer of COVID-19," has changed our daily routines drastically - mask-wearing in public, the lack of indoor dining, and the closings of summer camps for our children. It has also led...
virtual camp

Summer Camp: Virtual Style

It's pretty safe to say that most of us will not forget the year of 2020. We have been enduring a bizarre time in our life with lots of unexpected changes. It began with...

A Sweet Addition

It is very simple. But it wasn't simple to get to where we are today. Weeks of uncertainty created strong emotions and lots of tears for my 8-year-old daughter. It really took a toll...

A Big Thank You to Our Extraordinary Essential Workers

Everyone makes sacrifices, not only to protect ourselves but to also protect others. However, essential workers put themselves at even higher risk daily. Thank you to all the essential workers who have displayed empathy...