Tag: advice

New Beginnings: A To-Do List

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Thank goodness we are done with the holidays! Am I the only one who feels this way? I am glad to be moving forward...

Tips For Early Rising

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Is your child an early riser? My son has always been ready to start the day at 6:00 a.m., which has been challenging for...

The Hot-Mess Mom’s Guide to Sustainability

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New year, new you? New habits? Lifestyle changes? This guide is for hot-mess moms, so let us not get carried away. Here are some...

Organizing My Life

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My life has never been organized or structured. In the past, I've done most things spontaneously, without much planning in advance. But, since I...

Simplifying Our Holiday Wish List

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I’m a mom with three children, a husband, and a dog living in a cozy northern Fairfield County cape. I have no room or...

As an Adult Educator, I Was the Student

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Thirteen years ago, as a second-year teacher, I was offered a position to pick up an English 10 Adult Education course in my school...

Meet Jackie: Finding Balance in Motherhood

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Hi, my name is Jackie Nastri Bardenwerper, and I am so excited to be a new contributor for Fairfield County Mom. I live in...

Makeup Tips for Moms

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How do I apply makeup without a) looking like a clown and b) looking like I’m this frumpy mom trying to look young? I stopped...

Mom Approved First-Aid Tips and Tricks

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When I was a kid, I had my fair share of scrapes, stitches, and other injuries. I never broke a bone, but I did...

Parenthood: An Endless Cycle of Decision-Making

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As a mom, a wife, and a teacher, I am constantly making decisions that primarily concern the people in my life, not just me....