before we were mom and dad

Before We Were Mom and Dad

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Tonight, I was looking at my Facebook feed and saw someone I worked with years ago post a picture of her and her husband on their wedding day. She looked so happy in her beautiful white dress, doing a...
When I was growing up, my mom didn’t have a lot of girlfriends. She had a best friend who lived far away, but they talked and wrote letters. She was friendly with some of my friends’ parents (of course...

Who? Oh Yeah, My Husband

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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 put forth a great deal...
Sex, intimacy, seven days in a row. If you’re an exhausted mom like me, these mere words can make your eyes roll as you adjust your unwashed hair. I decided to embark on this challenge by following a hilarious comedian...
Your father and I were never “meant to be.” We found each other, we fell in love, and we worked hard to make it be. Many of my peers met their eventual life partners in college, or even high school, or...
mommy wars

The Mommy Wars

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I lost my best friend to the mommy wars. At the time, I didn’t know what was happening between us. The concept of the mommy wars didn't seem real to me. I was a working mom, and she was...
I have a complicated relationship with social media. In being part of the generation that is fully immersed in the evolution of social networking, I can say with confidence that having information, in many different forms across many different mediums,...
love language

Love Languages

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Have you ever thought about love languages? There are 5 of them. Do you know your love language? If you are unsure what I am talking about, the following is a quick synopsis of each love language: Words of Affirmation This...
money, power, respect

Money, Power, Respect

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“First you get the money. Then you get the (bleep) power. After you get the (bleep) power (bleep) will respect you.” - The Lox Why is a mommy blogger quoting a 1998 rap song? It accurately describes how I feel...
Do you believe in fairy tales? Once upon a time, in a little town in Connecticut, there lived a brunette, straight-haired little girl and her family. That little girl had a beautiful childhood filled with love and adventures.  When the little...

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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...