For those of you who know compass points in regard to personalities, I recently admitted that I’m a “west.”  That means I like to pay attention to details and know everything before I act. It also means I like...
I was ecstatic when I found out I was pregnant for the second time. We had been trying for a second child unsuccessfully for a long time. At my first ultrasound to confirm the pregnancy, my doctor poked and...
A mother and daughter drinking coffee.

A Thank You Note to MY Mom

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Dear Mom, All through my thirty-two years of life, you have been MY mommy. You have shown me what unconditional love truly is. Growing up, you were there to fix every booboo, clean up every mess, and were forced to...
We LOVE reading in our house.  I read to my one year old daughter, Laila, all day; and, when I'm not reading, she can often be found pulling her books off the shelf one-by-one and turning through the pages...
The 2nd Annual Kidologie Gets Ready for Summer Children's Event is happening on Sunday March 16th at Reed Intermediate School in Newtown.  Kidologie Events are recognized as Fairfield County’s trusted brand of Children’s Fairs.  Trust us, this family event...
A kitchen cubby.

A Kitchen Cubby

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As I mentioned in a previous post, we are currently sanding, priming, and painting our kitchen cabinets.  I'm happy to report they are looking fantastic and I love how bright our kitchen looks now!  Unfortunately, two adults with full-time jobs and...
Kids at Home Depot building.

Kids Build Free at Home Depot

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Every first Saturday of the month, Home Depots across the country offer a free workshop for children. I don't know how I've missed out on this for the past couple of years, but somehow we never got around to attending one. We finally made...
Before getting pregnant, I was in the process of starting a small baking business.  I've since put everything on hold until my daughter is, at the very least, in preschool, but I'm watching some local moms to see how...
Writing down your goals for the year.

Resolutions Revisited

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I don’t know about you, but every year I have pretty much the same New Years’ Resolution laundry list: 1)       Lose 16 lbs to finally be at goal weight 2)       Read more 3)       See my friends more often 4)       Relax more 5)       Declutter my...
I had such a great time at a mom's night out last night at Pinot's Palette in the Harbor Point section of Stamford. I went with a group of women from Stamford Moms and Babies & Babble, and have to...

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Postpartum Support International: Climb Out of the Darkness

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I have suffered from postpartum PTSD and anxiety and consider myself a warrior and now an advocate. At the time, like so many other...