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.

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....
Some of my all-time favorite childhood memories took place at the Bronx Zoo. My father took me there all the time, starting at the age of three. When the children’s zoo first opened, I remember watching the sea lions...

For the Love of Ridgefield

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  As a child I don't think I appreciated all that Fairfield County has to offer and it was only after living in other parts of the country that I realized how much I love it here. Some of my most...
It's Ladies Night at The Authentic Athlete of Fairfield! Join us August 12th at 7:00 pm for a sneak peek of this family owned store that has all of your favorite athletic brands! We'll get to view the store...
(Ellie and I earlier this summer at The Strawberry Festival in Orange, right before we headed to Milford's Pirate Day) We're fast approaching my very favorite time of year here in CT. Late summer and early fall bring a beauty...
It’s Murphy’s Law of parenthood– as soon as you remove the tags from an outfit, your little one is guaranteed to grow two inches overnight. If keeping up with your child’s clothing needs has you at a loss, you’ll...
Don’t miss the giveaway at the end of this post! Whew! This is a workout. Do you think planks are hard? Try bear, teaser, and catfish on the Megaformer TM. About 5 minutes into the workout (hmm…I think we were still...
Fairfield County Mom and Fit4Mom Fairfield County present…  A Bouncing Mom’s Night Out with Trampoline Fitness Join Moms from all over FairfieldCounty for a workout unlike any other. You’ll laugh, you’ll feel muscles you never felt before, you’ll have a great time and get...
You remember Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, don't you? Clarissa, who spent one half-hour each week explaining it all? Both characters were portrayed by the lovely and talented mommy, Melissa Joan Hart. Hart's most recent work features her on the...
toddler music class

Music and Your Baby

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Music, noun - an art of sound in time that expresses ideas and emotions in significant forms through the elements of rhythm, melody, harmony, and color. {from, Dictionary.com}.   So, how does music affect early childhood development?  Whether its singing to your child at home or listening to the radio in the car, music is or can be a part of your...

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In + Around Fairfield County

Why You Should Take Your Family to These Pride Events

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Happy Pride Month! June is a month for showing support to the LGBTQIA+ community, and Fairfield County has several events going on. I choose...
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