Nancy is mom to 3 girls (2016, 2018 and 2022) and lives in Trumbull with her husband Tom, daughters and black lab Norman. Originally from Farmington, CT, Nancy met her husband while living in Baltimore after college. In 2014 Nancy moved back to her home state of Connecticut, living in West Hartford, Norwalk and finally settling in Trumbull. Nancy is a full time high school teacher who loves to make the most of her time outside the classroom. Cape Cod, family dinners and a fresh manicure are some of Nancy’s favorite things.
A woman reading in bed.

My Year of Books

There are many reasons why I love summer break. A break from the classroom and hustle of the school year gives me more time with my kids, beach days, and Cape Cod summer visits....
Kites soaring in the sky.

Children Are Like Kites

My middle daughter just graduated from PreK. It was an experience I had already been through with my oldest, but for some reason, this ceremony and what it meant melted me into an instant...
Writing a summer bucket list.

Our Summer Bucket List

I love lists; to-do lists, grocery lists, and packing lists. I get an overt sense of accomplishment and joy when I cross something I have done off a list. As my school year fades away...
Posting on social media.

I Don’t Post My Kids on Social Media

I don’t post my kids on social media. No, I don’t think I’m some high-profile celeb saving their identities from hungry paparazzi. But six and a half years ago, my husband and I chose...
An adult woman hugging her mother.

I Am Becoming My Mother

“You look exactly like your mother!”  I have heard this sentiment for as long as I can remember. And until recently, this comment was met with denial and a grimace. I love my mom, but...
A sick family sitting on the couch.

I Am Sick and Tired of Being Sick

I need to vent.  I know my family is not the only ones going through this season of life. I know that things could be far worse. I am thankful for modern medicine, healthcare providers...
A dog on a rock.

The Love and Loss of a Dog

Almost a year ago, we lost our dog, Frank. He was with us for almost six years, which in the life of a Labrador, or any dog for that matter, is just not enough...
A list of January goals.

My Twist on Resolutions

I have always had mixed feelings toward New Year's Resolutions. While, in theory, the idea of setting new goals and starting fresh for the New Year is great, I feel there has always been...
Kids reading holiday books by the Christmas tree.

Holiday Books and Our Family Tradition

Years ago, when my first daughter was born, I was so focused on creating holiday traditions that she would love and would create the holiday magic my parents had made for me growing up....

Explore Fairfield County :: Trumbull

“Explore Fairfield County” is an informational series that provides a glimpse into the wonderful towns and cities in Fairfield County. Fairfield County is diverse in that it includes big cities, small suburbs, beaches, farms,...