Long before I became a mom, I babysat for my toddler niece. My sister had prepared a dinner of chicken, broccoli, and potato. As she left for the night, my sister said, “If she won’t eat her dinner, there’s...
Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (MMH Week) takes place the first week of May. This year the theme of the Blue Dot Project 2022 campaign is Making Over Motherhood, and the campaign highlights the intersection of maternal mental health...
In honor of National DNA Day, I wanted to empower the women around me by asking the question: could you be carrying a cancer susceptibility gene?  Cancer genetics is a fairly new and ever-expanding discipline. One of the most well-known...
I suddenly became very ill at 25 years of age and just two months postpartum with my first child. Managing a colicky baby while my husband was out of the country on a work trip, the symptoms came out...
For the first time ever, Darien Wellness is offering adults (busy moms included!) reduced fee telehealth therapy sessions. I sat down to write a post announcing this new program, but as soon as I began to type, I was interrupted...
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Finding Time for Fitness

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Motivation has never been an issue for me regarding fitness. I am one of those people who loves to workout. For me, it's not just about liking the way I look (although it is a bonus!). I love the...
One of the biggest surprises I had, when I was pregnant was how much people comment on your size and weight. As someone whose job is focused on helping people look and feel their best and improve their body...
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I Started Seeing a Therapist

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I started seeing a therapist. I put off this for a long time because I told myself that my problems were small, and I often got upset with myself for even complaining when I seemingly have all that I...
We’ve got a feeling that 2022 will be a very good year. Why do we feel this?    We are firm believers in the gut-brain connection, which in physical terms, is the real connection of the vagus nerve that loops from...
2022 is here, and we don’t know what to expect for the New Year. But we do know that it’s time you set yourself as a priority!? Not sure where to begin? Fairfield County Mom is here to help!...

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Guide to Home Improvement in Fairfield County

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Whether you just moved into a new house or you've lived there for years, home improvements and updates are constant for homeowners. Our homes...
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