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.

As I write this, the little red schoolhouse in Rowayton (aka the Community Cooperative Nursery School or CCNS) is making its annual transformation from the nurturing classrooms in which pre-school children are playfully learning (and often covered in dirt,...
They say music soothes the savage beast.  This is also often the same with children. In my house, if I turn on Pharrell's 'Happy,” even the worst of Princess Cranky Pants' (AKA my daughter, A) tantrums is replaced by...
When Karri’s sister lamented that she had just finished her playroom but her kids never used it, Karri came to the rescue. She had been a teacher for 20 years and was trained in how to engage kids in...
We have two 2-packs of movie tickets to see Moms' Night Out this weekend! Grab a girlfriend and head to the theater, where you'll laugh out loud the whole time. Just in time for Mother's Day, this comedy stars...
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Nutritionists don’t just eat salad; they love great food!  And thus I was very excited to have the opportunity to attend a recent Dishcrawl event, where we visited 3 popular restaurants and tried delicious chef specialties at each one....
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Most of my family's baby gear purchases have only been made after some combination of research, reading reviews, testing the products in store, and having long one-sided conversations with my husband.  The reality is that when it comes to...
You are invited to join us for a special Mom's Night Out! We are so excited to announce that Fairfield County Moms has partnered with Dishcrawl and will be hosting a Mommy Foodie Fair! And we can't wait to enjoy the...
Grab your tiaras and doubloons!  Pirates and Princesses with Disney Junior Live are coming to Bridgeport! We are giving away a family four-pack of tickets to see the show! Pirate and Princess Adventure.  Tickets are for Friday, April 25th at...
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Just Between Friends

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Turn your bargain shopping habit into a business with Just Between Friends Franchise! The Today Show calls it “the hottest ticket in town,” and they want to come to Fairfield! Do you have a passion for great deals? Like a...
Are you really good at something that others admire? Maybe you can create beautiful displays of things in friends' bookcases. Or you are a wiz at training puppies. Are you good at keeping books and paying bills? Or can...

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In + Around Fairfield County

A Guide to Where to Brunch in Fairfield County

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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...
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