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.

“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...
Happy Pride Month! June is a month for showing support to the LGBTQIA+ community, and Fairfield County has several events going on. I choose to celebrate Pride Month with my family because I have a transgender child, but even...
Summer cocktails.

Cheers to Summer ’24

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I can almost taste summer. School is wrapping up. Days are getting warmer. If you’re anything like me, part of summer fun involves sipping sweet and refreshing drinks. I love trying drinks that are creatively named and give some...
Food trucks have quickly revolutionized into gourmet fast food and are a warm-weather favorite for many families. Fairfield County has food trucks at local fairs, farmers’ markets, breweries, parking lots, and roadsides. There are even several food truck festivals where...
Eating outside is one of the things that makes the summer special in Connecticut. Many of our Fairfield County towns have coveted spots by the water, and being outdoors long enough for the little ones to get out their...
We claim to know how important self-care is, yet we often neglect ourselves. Book that appointment! Go and get those highlights you've been wanting. Get your nails done and enjoy that deep tissue massage. It's time to set aside...
“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...
New York City with kids can be fun! NYC boasts a bundle of fun indoor and outdoor activities for kids of all ages. Less than a hop, skip, and a jump away from Fairfield County via train or car,...
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage, fresh fruit, and more. But let’s face it, most days, we grab a granola bar or half-eaten piece of fruit as we rush out the door...
Women shopping on a girls' day out.

Girls’ Day Out

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Sometimes, being a mom doesn't fill our cup completely; we need MORE. A day to forget our responsibilities and have a girls' day out with our besties is seemingly what the doctor ordered! What's better than sipping on your...

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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...