Relationships

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Being a good mom involves more than just taking care of the kids. It’s about creating a nurturing environment where emotions can be expressed, issues can be resolved, and happiness prevails. This is no easy task, especially with the everyday stresses of life. That’s why maintaining strong and supportive relationships is crucial for moms.

At Fairfield County Mom, we understand the significance of nurturing relationships, particularly in the journey of motherhood. Our goal is to offer valuable insights on how to build and strengthen the bonds we share with our friends and family. We share our favorite date night restaurants in Fairfield County , where you can reconnect and indulge in a delightful culinary experience. Or, if you prefer to stay in, we have a range of creative at-home date night ideas that will help you strengthen your marriage from the comfort of your own home.

For those looking to foster a stronger parent-child relationship, we offer ideas for connecting with your child after school and fun activities to enjoy with your teenager.

We also offer advice on maintaining a strong circle of friends and family, whether it’s finding new people to connect with or how to navigate friendships in adulthood. Additionally, we provide tips on finding time for marriage and relationships while juggling a busy schedule.

The Fairfield County Mom team delivers heartwarming content on relationships that brings hope in difficult times and supports friendships and marriages throughout motherhood.

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The Magic of Cousins

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We recently took a trip to Florida to visit family who reside in Arizona but spend their summers at the beach. My cousin’s twins are six weeks younger than my oldest son, and watching my boys play with her...
As a solo mama, I can easily enforce my independence. I’m quick to decline a helping hand and often do things the hard way to avoid asking anyone for help. I know this quality isn’t unique to me, so...
A woman signing divorce papers.

I Am Going to Be Ok

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Reflecting on the year thus far, it hasn't been the greatest year. I am venturing to say that it has probably been the worst year of my life, with so many ups and downs. There were times when I...
It's been said many times that adulting is hard, and add kids into the mix, and it gets even more challenging! But one thing that's not hard is showing up for the people in your life. If you're like me,...
I get it! With busy twin 4-year-olds, my husband and I are in the thick of parenting! I've learned that staying connected to your partner requires consistent effort and attention. Here are five daily practices that my husband and I...
A mom feeling overwhelmed and over-touched.

Please Stop Touching Me!

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It’s the end of the day and my husband and I are laying in bed. He leans over and tries to snuggle. At this moment, I want to crawl out of my skin and scream, “Please stop touching Me!”...
Tea in fine China

Like Fine China

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Maybe it’s my grey hair coming in, or the fact that I’m feeling sad our grandparents are long gone, or that my 22nd wedding anniversary is near, but I want to make a case for fine china. When I...
Mother/daughter relationships. They are by far the most unique of relationships that exist. My relationship with my mother is no different. It has certainly evolved over the years. We have had good and bad times and everything that falls...
An adult woman hugging her mother.

I Am Becoming My Mother

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“You look exactly like your mother!”  I have heard this sentiment for as long as I can remember. And until recently, this comment was met with denial and a grimace. I love my mom, but hearing at sixteen years old...
When my husband and I finally decided to divorce three months ago, we felt a lot of relief. But we had concerns. What are we going to tell the children? How are we going to tell the children? How...

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

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