Who would I be as a mother if it weren't for my mom and mother-in-law? How would I survive? Who would I lean on? My mom, who my kids affectionately call "Lolli" and my mother in law who lovingly goes by...
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For the Love of Siblings

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I have two siblings. I am the oldest. I am four years older than my brother, and he is four years older than my sister. It seems so perfectly planned and well spread out. My mom was a stay-at-home...
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Grandparenting Joy

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One of the unexpected delights of parenting for me - and I think for my husband, too - has been seeing how much joy our children bring to our own parents. Before having kids, of course, we assumed that...
They always say opposites attract. In my case, that is certainly true. In many ways, my husband and I are polar opposites. I find comfort in the familiar and am more reserved with my risk-taking. When I have to...
We are certainly living in unprecedented times. I know some things that kept my sanity before were doing things like going to a spin class, grabbing a coffee with a friend, and going to the many grocery stores I...
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How To Date From Home

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Social distancing? Big deal, this is now our norm all day every day. I know it’s hard, I know I know, but let’s try to make a new normal. Let’s continue to build, strengthen, and enjoy relationships with our...
Dear Second Born, Almost 5 years ago, when I was 8-months pregnant with you, I wrote this heartfelt letter to your sister. I told her that she would always be my first, and that love is indescribable. I told her...
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The Value of Friendship

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I am confident to say that some of the most important people in our lives are our friends. Whether the friendship is based upon shared interests or past experiences, each friendship is unique. I have learned something from each...
Dear Families, I have worked with you for months, maybe years, and it’s almost time for me to say goodbye. We have been preparing for this day, but when I leave you, it still feels so abrupt. When I leave you,...
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We Are All Little Women

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Little Women was nominated for six Oscars, and deservedly so. I’m not writing this post to complain about why I wish it had won more than Best Costume Design. I’m also not here as an English teacher, analyzing the...

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A Guide to Pregnancy Resources in Fairfield County

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Becoming a mom, whether it is your first time or your fourth, is so exciting, joyous, and nerve-wracking. Between food cravings, mood swings, finding...