Tag: parenting

Unequal Parenting in the 21st-Century

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The reality is that even in 2022, we live in a society where we are socialized to be unequal in our parenting. I love my...

Fairfield County Mom’s Top 10 Posts of 2021

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As a collaborative blog written by and for local moms, our primary focus is delivering valuable content to YOU, our mommy readers. This year our...

The Beauty of a Wider Age Gap

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When my middle child was born, my oldest was two years old. She needed me at all hours of the day (and often at...

Toddlers are Tough…But They’re Right About a Few Things

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Terrible Twos. Threenagers. Toddlers have a pretty bad rap. And I get it! I’ve lived through three of them already, and my fourth child (who...

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...

Weight Loss Surgery Made Me A Better Mom

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I had weight loss surgery (gastric bypass) in July 2020 and have lost 170 lbs from my highest weight.  I wanted to do this for...

My Kids Are Getting Toys for Christmas

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My kids are getting toys for Christmas. I know this may be an unpopular opinion. I can hear the social media posts in my head...

How to Parent Confidently When You’re Doing It on Your Own

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“You should put something on her feet, no?”  “You’re not giving her eggs already, are you?” “My son’s pediatrician said…” These are just a few of the...

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....

I Know It’s Getting Better, But I Still Wish Things Were...

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Things are SO much better than they were last year. We’re in school full-time. After school, activities have resumed. We can travel without testing...