In & Around Fairfield County

In + Around Fairfield County - Fairfield County Mom

Fairfield County, located in the southwestern part of Connecticut, offers a variety of resources and opportunities that cater to every facet of parenting. This affluent region, characterized by its array of superior schools, strong sense of community, and abundant recreational facilities, provides an ideal environment for raising children.

Educationally, Fairfield County is renowned for its strong public school system, private institutions, and specialty education programs. These provisions cater to diverse learning styles and interests, ensuring every child has access to an education tailored to their unique needs. The county’s commitment to education extends beyond the classroom with a multitude of enrichment activities like art, music, and sports programs.

The sense of community in Fairfield County is palpable, reinforced through numerous family-oriented events and activities. Local libraries frequently host children’s programming, farmers’ markets provide opportunities for families to engage with local producers, and seasonal festivals foster a strong sense of local identity and community spirit.

Finally, Fairfield County offers a wealth of recreational opportunities. With beautifully maintained parks, numerous hiking trails, and stunning beaches, families are spoilt for choice when it comes to weekend activities. These natural environments provide not only a platform for physical exercise, but also a space for children to connect with nature, facilitating a well-rounded upbringing.

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National Pizza Day

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National Pizza Day has me thinking about the quote, “One bite, everyone knows the rules.” This line has had me discover a love of pizza I didn’t know I had. For the majority of my life, I would not eat...
The short of it is winter is the perfect time to do cozy at-home photos.  With more time inside during the cold weather, photos are a special and fun (I promise!) activity. I keep things laid back so that...
All mamas deserve a night out with the one they love. We have created a guide to the best date night restaurants throughout Fairfield County. We have included some of the most romantic spots and those more casual places...
“Explore Fairfield County” is an informational series that provides a glimpse into the wonderful towns and cities in Fairfield County. Fairfield County is diverse, including big cities, small suburbs, beaches, farms, and busy highways. It covers a large geographic...
With the cold, dark, and damp weather, we are sure you have spring on the brain like we do! And with spring comes home improvements and home maintenance! Did you know that the air ducts in your home can gather...
“Explore Fairfield County” is an informational series that provides a glimpse into the wonderful towns and cities in Fairfield County. Fairfield County is diverse, including big cities, small suburbs, beaches, farms, and busy highways. It covers a large geographic...
Are you looking for a winter activity and an alternative to skiing? Fairfield County boasts some of Connecticut’s best snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails. It’s great for all ages, and it’s a good way to stay active and get...
It’s time you set yourself as a priority!? Not sure where to begin? Fairfield County Mom is here to help! We have partnered with Fairfield County’s top fitness, health, and wellness providers to give you our Guide to Fitness,...
Last month, Riley Volvo Cars Stamford generously lent us a Volvo XC90 to test drive for the weekend -- let’s say Volvo now ranks at the top of my list for cars! First, I want to give a shout-out to...
Asian cuisine has become one of my favorites to indulge in when we go out to eat. There are many excellent restaurant options within Fairfield County. When it comes to Chinese food, Ginkgo Sichuan and Shu in Fairfield are my...

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In + Around Fairfield County

Going Out to Eat with Kids: Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Fairfield County

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Maybe not nearly as relaxing as the days before having kids, but going out to eat is still a great family activity. Fairfield County...