Meet Caitlin: 30 Regular and Random Facts!

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My name is Caitlin and I am super excited to be joining the Fairfield County Moms Blog contributor team. Here are 30 facts about me!

15 Regular Facts:

  1. I’ve been with my husband Tim for 13 years but only married for 3. 
  2. I am the mom of (almost) Irish twins! My first daughter was born in June of 2017 and my second was born in July of 2018.
  3. I live in Shelton, where we just built a new home.
  4. This is my eighth year as an elementary school computer teacher.
  5. I have a 85 pound golden doodle named Boomer.
  6. I love to dance and bake.
  7. My top 3 favorite places in the U.S. are Newport, R.I., Disney World, and Hawaii.
  8. I love hosting parties and gatherings.
  9. My biggest fear was always child birth. Nailed it. Twice.
  10. I am 30 years old and want my parents approval on every decision I make.
  11. I enjoy writing. I find math to be challenging.
  12. New England is the most beautiful place to live in the world, but I would not mind summer all year round.
  13. I studied Elementary Education with a concentration in English/Geography at CCSU. Afterwards, I went to Sacred Heart to earn my Masters in Reading/Literacy. Finally, I studied at American College of Education to obtain a second Master’s degree in Educational Technology. 
  14. My parents and brother are my best friends and we grew up in a very tight-knit family.
  15. My two favorite things to do are go on vacation and go out to eat.

15 Unique Facts:

  1. I like my cereal with lots of milk. I like my oatmeal very thick. 
  2. Improper pronunciation of words drives me crazy.
  3. I prefer even numbers and specifically multiples of 4 and 7.
  4. I have a fascination of the origination of people’s names and how they came to be. (Liliana was decided 13 years ago when my husband and I first started dating. “If we were to ever have a baby…what would we name her? It’s been Liliana ever since. Kinley was more random and not decided upon immediately. Her name is Gaelic, just like mine, which made it special).
  5. I prefer small, light-weight utensils but specifically small spoons. 
  6. I have OCD tendencies such as the “need” to make my bed, have a routine, and know what my plans are.
  7. I could live solely off of chocolate and french fries.
  8. My husband and I have a recent obsession with the show Survivor and have binge watched every season. (Nerd alert!).
  9. When I was 9 I fell into the Kenai River in Alaska and swore I was dying of hypothermia. (I was not).
  10. I have had the same best friends since I was a small child/baby.
  11. Some of my favorite memories involve musical theater and traveling to Disney for dance competitions.
  12. We built our new home directly across the street from our old home. And, our best friends live one house over from us!
  13. Pregnancy was delightfully surprising. I enjoyed both of my pregnancies very much.
  14.  I wanted to be a mom since childhood and it is a lot harder and even better than I could have dreamed it would be.
  15. I was told that I have “perfect pitch” from my choir teacher in high school but promise you I cannot sing well to save my life.

What’s a random fact about you?

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Caitlin lives in Shelton with her hard-working and task-oriented husband, two opposite personality daughters, Liliana and Kinley, and her fluffy Goldendoodle, Boomer aka Boomy, Mr. Boombastic, Boombear. She is an enthusiastic kindergarten teacher and wholeheartedly believes in making school fun. Caitlin loves to drop it like it's hot on the dance floor, make the house smell scrumptious by baking a variety of confections, and travel to sunny and tropical destinations. She spends her free time going on all sorts of adventures with her girls, never slowing down or pressing pause. She adores childhood and all the ups and downs that go with it.

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