Just last week, I was distraught by some things being passed off as "mom humor." I am no prude, but I began to reflect on the state of women's conversations in (and outside) the mom circle. I truly believe...
Let me begin by saying that if you had an epidural, you are not a bad mom. Contrary to what one might think, having a drug-free birth doesn't make you supermom either. Both sentiments are utterly ridiculous. However, choosing...
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 goes through while creating new...
My name is Alison, and I’m a mom in Fairfield! I’m a social worker who works three days each week, which is a great balance to being home with my kids the other days. I grew up in Westport,...
Dear Labor and Delivery Nurses,  On behalf of all us mamas who delivered at your hospital, thank you! This one post during National Nurses Week is to honor and applaud all that you do.  We know your job is exhausting. We...
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 most frequent being, “Do twins run...
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Must-Have Baby Products

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Based on my survey of local moms all over Fairfield County, here are the must-have baby products for expectant moms. Dockatot I used this with my twins, and it really kept its promise to be the ultimate docking station. My kids...
Some new moms may worry - what if I don’t make it to the hospital and deliver my baby at home? This quickly became my reality. My husband delivered our third baby at home in our bed. It all...
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Love Your Postpartum Body

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There is an unrealistic expectation of women to return to their pre-pregnancy bodies even before they enter the postpartum phase. It could be your own friends who brag about bouncing back weeks after they have had their little ones...
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Sharing the Big News

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I am still in shock that I am pregnant. Between years of trying to get pregnant on our own and trying to have a “happy accident” pregnancy and everything else in between, I have become a little numb to...

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Shop Fairfield County 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

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We are thrilled to share our seventh annual, locally-curated, and mom-approved holiday gift guide. With the holiday season rapidly approaching, we want to help...