Michelle is the Owner and Editor of Fairfield County Mom and Westchester County Mom. She has spent her entire life in Fairfield County, growing up in Norwalk and now residing in Fairfield, CT. Michelle married her husband Chris in October of 2008. Before motherhood, she thought she was busy, but now life with her son Shane (March 2011), twins, Blake and Brynn (June 2013), Carl the French bulldog, and Hank the Lab; the meaning of hectic has been redefined! Michelle is also a working mom, teaching at a local public school. When she’s not doing laundry, creating lesson plans, and picking up toys, Michelle enjoys hosting her book club, watching Bravo TV, eating dark chocolate and enjoying an extra large glass of wine.
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Messages From Beyond :: Charity, an Intuitive Medium

I’d like to believe that there are spirits around us at all times, and those that I have loved and lost are watching over me. I was amazed to find out that my Fairfield...
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Merry Maids of Fairfield Making Your House a Home

For years I've felt like a maid, but one who is failing miserably. Don't get me wrong, my house is clean, but it's such a big chore. Besides the daily vacuuming (dog hair!), the...

Who? Oh Yeah, My Husband

I sat down intending to write about maintaining friendships. Friendships with colleagues, mommy group friends, old friends, best friends, family friends, and friends that live far away. When I became a mother, I knowingly...
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Mommy’s Summer Bucket List

Summer is finally here! Since I am a teacher, this is my favorite time of year because I get 9 whole weeks of being a stay-at-home mom. I no longer have to miss out...
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Kids Eat Free (or almost free) in Fairfield County

I love going out to eat, mostly because I hate cooking! Being a working mama, dinner time is the most chaotic part of the day. I would much rather order takeout or go out...
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But How Does it Drive?

Mamas, I've hit the sweet spot of parenting! My kids are young enough to still want snuggles and laugh at my jokes, yet they are big enough to play independently and get their own...

Eww Gross! 10 Pregnancy Secrets

How many pregnant women are actually “glowing”? I sure as heck wasn’t! Everyone knows about the food cravings and mood swings, but no one really talks about the absolutely gross things that your body...
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Stop Feeling Guilty, Your Body Needs It

We are all stressed to the max, and our bodies are feeling it. How many of you mamas wake up still feeling tired? Not only are we constantly on the go, but our minds...
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I Never Knew…Secondary Infertility

I am a mother to three children, currently ages 10, 7, and 7. Yup, two came at once! Life is extremely chaotic, and like most mothers of twins, I get tons of questions. The...
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Baby Wipes :: More Than Just Wiping Butts

If there was one baby product I could not live without, it would have to be baby wipes. I’m always sure to have the hallway closet stocked. I keep them in the bathroom, my...