Pregnancy, Parenthood & Playtime

Doula, Birth Advocate, Aspiring Midwife, Mother, and Wife

Connecticut Weekend Activities

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I know if you are like me, you are always looking for weekend activities to do with my family. Things that are fun, yet educational, or healthy. I thought this weekend, since it would be so nice out I would think of some nice activities families all over the state would enjoy. Lyman Orchards Pick […] [Read More]
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Polling Locals : Home Schooling

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There are so many opinions when it comes to Home Schooling, but what I am looking for today is a response to parents teaching their children at home right here in Connecticut. While some parents have strong views and opinions on schooling, many hold a lot of unfounded, or mythical misconceptions about home schooling. So […] [Read More]
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Healthy Snack Ideas for Back to School!

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With school starting this week for many of the kids across our state, I only thought it would be fitting to include some healthy snack ideas that are not only easy to pack, but also great options most children don’t mind munching on. They are also super easy for us as parents to pack for […] [Read More]
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Backpack Safety

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With the kids going back to school over the next week, I figured I would share some backpack safety tips for the school season. It seems as though in the past decade, children’s backpacks have become more and more heavy and possibily harmful to their spine. So to help prevent your child from having a […] [Read More]
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Busy Summer, and a Small Break

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It has become an incredibly busy summer in our home and for our family. As you have probably noticed, I have not have time to keep up writing here like I was. While I will not be able to update daily like I had been in the past, I wanted to stop by and let […] [Read More]
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Security In Your Parenting Choices

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The past couple days, I really feel like my blog topics are lacking, I must admit I have been pre occupied with my actual life, family, and children to really put the thought I want to into the topics of my list for the time being. Today, I am digging back into my list and […] [Read More]
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Keeping Cool

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I know during this heat wave that has finally brought us what we know to be a New England summer, we have all been struggling to stay cool as well as keep our kids cool and safe. While central air, or air conditioning units in our homes may be blessings, we all do not have […] [Read More]
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Shelton Butterfly Project a Success!

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Yesterday the Shelton Community came together to remember Viviana Cavalli, whose life was ended far too early in a car accident late November of 2009. Friends and family gathered together to release painted butterflies, award scholarships, and remember their dear friend. Earlier in the year I wrote an article on the Butterfly Project and the […] [Read More]
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