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An Ozempic injector.

My Ozempic Journey

I want to preface this by stating that I am not a medical professional in any capacity; I am simply a mother who sought a way to enhance my health and shed some weight....
A bed and breakfast at a travel destination.

Top Vacation Destinations Within a 3-Hour Drive of Fairfield County

It’s that time of year again when the weather gets cold enough that we all start dreaming of warmer weather and summer vacations! As a mom of two daughters, I can relate to wanting...
A boy petting a dog.

Learning Social Skills With Pets

Animals make great companions. Whether you have pets of your own, have a service animal, visit with friends and family who have pets, or visit animals on a farm. No matter how you get...
Brushing teeth in a mirror.

New Routines For the New Year

The New Year is a great opportunity to reflect on the past year and determine the areas we’d like to grow in. While typical cliche New Year’s resolutions are associated with signing up for...
Taking medication.

I Need to Be Medicated

I’m proud to say that I am starting this year out right (for me); by right, I mean medicated. This is not my first go-round with antidepressants or anxiety medication. One might say I was...
A woman leaning against her hands.

My Farewell to Alcohol

  I remember the first drink that I had. I held off a lot longer than the majority of my friends did. It was my sophomore year in high school, and I was at a party...
A woman fighting with her mother-in-law.

In-Law Dread {Holiday Edition}

The holidays always bring about this feeling deep in my gut. It is a feeling of dread. It is the feeling of wanting to make the season magical for my kids but wondering when...
Travel agent Kate

Why Using a Travel Agent is the Best Decision You will Ever Make 

When I started to plan my family’s first vacation, I realized two things. First, it was extremely time-consuming. I kept uncovering more details I wanted to become an expert on. And second, I loved...
Adult friends.

Navigating Friendships in Adulthood

With the cadence of modern life, in balancing our obligations as moms, spouses, employees, pet parents, and the like, friendships can easily take a backseat and fall low on our list of priorities. A...
A child speaking with a therapist.

What to Expect When Your Child Needs Therapy

According to a recent survey conducted by the CDC, about 11% of children ages 5 to 11 have sought mental health counseling services. Logistically speaking, this statistic seems low. I am writing an anonymous...