Tag: family

Bring Back the Landline

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About a month ago, I was running errands when my phone rang, and the contact for our landline appeared on my screen. Immediately, I worried....

But How Do I Know if This Is Right?

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One thing I have learned in my eleven years as a mother and six years as a mother of three is that decisions are...

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

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Maybe not nearly as relaxing as the days before having kids, but going out to eat is still a great family activity. Fairfield County...

Play Time: The Last Mile

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As anyone with kids knows, changes can come slowly, and changes can come fast. Suddenly, your child grows assertive and refuses pants. Suddenly, there is...

“Nesting” During Divorce: What Is It and Is It Right for...

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I haven't exactly been quiet the past few months about getting divorced last year. It was initially challenging to discuss in a forum as...

My Baby is Going to Kindergarten

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Sitting here, sipping on my iced coffee, I am overwhelmed with a whirlwind of emotions. You see, I registered my youngest child for kindergarten...

Love Grows Best in Little Houses: Sibling Room Sharing

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“Love grows best in little houses, with fewer walls to separate. Where you eat and sleep so close together, you can’t help but communicate....

Boys Will Be Boys and Other Opinions You Should Keep to...

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I knew almost instantly when I became pregnant for the second time. Call it mother's intuition, but I swear I knew. I also knew...

Embrace the Chaos

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I remember when my kids were younger, regularly thinking, I need to get through (insert infant or toddler phase), and life will surely get...

My First Holiday as a Single Parent

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It had all been theory until now: Spending the holidays with only my kids and me. When we decided to separate just after Christmas...