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.
baby wipes

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...

Keep It Real This Christmas

Holiday memories are what it’s all about. I vaguely remember when I was three years old, and my dad took me to cut down our Christmas tree. It was just the two of us....
busy moms

Busy Moms Get Stuff Done

I am a mom. I am a third grade teacher. I am a business owner. I am a book club president. I am a household manager. And the list could go on and on and on! As it could...
mommy friends

The 9 Types of Friends Every Mama Needs to Have

One of my good friends just announced the big news that she is pregnant and expecting a baby girl! It got me thinking a lot about my early days as a new mommy and...
winfield street coffee

More Than Just Good Coffee: Winfield Street Coffee

Last week I hosted the Fairfield County Moms Blog contributor team at my home for one of our biannual business meetings. 20+ mamas gathered together to share ideas and plan for a fantastic year...
Disney On Ice

Disney On Ice Presents Dream Big

I don't know much about ice skating beside some of the lingo {triple lutz, anyone?}, but I can't wait for the next show at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport - Disney On Ice presents...
tricks for too many treats

10 Tricks For Too Many Treats

It’s the day after Halloween and I am slowly recovering from the chaos that ensued after a late night of trick-or-treating with my children. I left the house last night with a football player,...

The Greenwich Wine + Food Festival: A Foodie Dream

We all have those bucket list items that we hope to fulfill one day. Since 2010 (the first annual event), attending the Greenwich Wine + Food Festival has been on my bucket list! I was always interested...
Mosquito Joe

Mosquito Joe of Gold Coast CT: Making Outside Fun

I love summertime! I love that we get to slow down a bit and have a lot more fun. One of the best things is that everyone gets to be outside. From early morning...
Chris Barrato

Planning for the Future with The Barrato Law Firm, LLC

Like all busy moms I am currently living day by day. However, my calendar is booked solid with birthday parties, family gatherings, after school activities, sports, work events, and so much more. I try...