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.

This week, one of my Body Back goddesses brought up a question that I had been pondering: With only two weeks left in our program, what are we going do to keep making progress with our workouts? We feel...
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Dining Out With an Infant

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  My husband and I love to eat out.  Partly because neither of us are huge into cooking, but mostly because we enjoy the event. We have a restaurant for every mood...casual, date night, on the cheaper side, an occasion...
Silverman's Farm is a cute little non-assuming attraction in Easton.  Blink and you'd drive past it, as there are no real signs announcing its location, with the exception of the enter sign I only saw as I drove past...
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Spooktacular Halloween Events

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Halloween is fast approaching! The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter and it’s acceptable to sneak into the giant-sized bag of candy you have been hiding from your kiddos…and possibly your husbands! In my house, we have...
We've now entered my favorite part of the year! The leaves are changing color, the days are getting cooler. T-shirts and capris are being exchanged for sweatshirts and jeans. I finally get to break out my collection of boots...
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Little Bites: A Review

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My daughter, Luna, started solids on October 1st. She was a week shy of six months old, and all the signs were there that it was time for her to start adding solids into her breast milk-only diet. My...
"Am I ready for this?" I asked myself as I approached the Sono Field House at 5:30 a.m. I reminded my doubting self that the answer is "yes, you've got this"! I was given the opportunity to join the...
When I found out that The Authentic Athlete, the new sporting goods store in Fairfield, wanted one of our bloggers to check out their new store, I said, “pick me, pick me!” Unlike many women who love to go shopping...
Just like tiny fingerprints, every baby is one-of-a-kind. And although your toddler’s closet may be filled with mass-market brands and hand-me-downs, sometimes we can’t resist that special piece that is just as unique as the baby who wears it....

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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...