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.

I don’t know about you, but I often feel like my husband and I are operating on our own private islands, just waving across the ocean, hoping we can get close enough to have a conversation. My husband travels...
Don’t let this title fool you. I for sure have friends who are moms, but I don’t have any “mom friends.” I consider “mom friends” to be friends you meet after you become a mom; friends you meet in stroller...
A village of mom friends having a milkshake.

I Need My Village

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So much about parenting changes over time; however, one thing that I don’t think will ever change is the need for a village. To be candid, in a household with two working parents, managing time is an exercise in...
I am a single parent to my son. His dad and I live in the same town, and he sees my son regularly. Although we have our differences, I think we co-parent very well. I'm also fortunate in that...
Investing in your relationship with your child is highly important regardless of age. However, bonding may not always come easy, especially when it’s with your teenager. At this stage of life, teens enjoy their independence and freedom to do...
My husband and I just celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary. In almost as much time, we have been parents. We knew, before getting married, that we both wanted children. Five years into our marriage, we had three. Through the...
It is summertime, and I don't know about you, but the warm weather and sunshine put me in a better mood. It's the perfect time to reconnect with your spouse and try to integrate some flirty new things into...
Moms judging other moms.

Stop the Mom Shaming

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I’m 16 months into this mom thing, and the one thing that still really shocks me is judgments made by other moms and all the mom shaming. Sure, I know an opinionated person when I see one (I see one...
My dad always used to tell me, “You can’t burn the candle at both ends.” I would work all day and have social activities at night, rarely having downtime. I’ve always been a social butterfly and thrive off being...
I can be super shy in groups where I know no one. I get awkward and often find myself standing in the corner playing on my phone. But, I forced myself to be vulnerable and went to a networking...

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