Fall Veggie Chili!

It’s officially chili season! Chili is one of our favorite Fall weeknight meals for so many reasons. First, it’s as easy as chopping up ingredients. Second, you can customize it in endless ways (vegan/meat, spicy/mild, gluten-free, etc.). Finally, you can put it on...

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Arthur Lih, III is the Inventor and CEO of LifeVac, an upper airway clearance device that can save someone from choking to death. The device has saved 78 lives around the world to date—including the lives of 27 children. We spoke to Arthur, dad to Jackie (15), about...

Middle School Matters: Academic Approach

It’s only October, but this has already been a challenging school year for students, parents, and teachers. At Academic Approach, we’re happy to be back in the rhythm of a new school year.  Even as students and teachers work remotely, we continue to offer one-on-one...

Fall Pests: 5 To Watch Out For!

You may think since the weather is cooling off, pests like bugs and other critters will start disappearing—but sadly, it isn’t so. According to the experts at Fox Pest Control, some pests actually start appearing in Fall—often looking for shelter or food before...

Join St. Luke’s School Middle School Virtual Open House

It’s a challenging time for families—particularly when it comes to school. If you would like to find out what your child’s school day would be like at St. Luke’s, please join them Sunday, October 18 at noon for the Middle School Virtual Open House. During this Zoom...

Your Home Office: 5 Tips for Making It Work for Your Whole Family!

These days, it’s more common than ever to have a child learning from home or a parent working from home. So home offices—once used only at homework time or on weekends—or front and center. That’s why we asked the experts at Horderly to share their simple 5-step...

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Did you know that Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death amongst student athletes and on school campuses? And that 1 in 300 kids have an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk? That’s why the parents behind Who We Play For (WWPF) formed a...

Wondering about CBD? Welcome New England Hemp Farm!!

Wondering about CBD? Meet New England Hemp Farm – a new Westport company, committed to delivering only the highest quality, thoroughly tested, CBD products to their customers. Not only are the founders two local Dads but the VP of Sales- Colin Bannon is the coach for the Staple’s High School Lacrosse Team! Use the discount code “MOM15” for 15% off your first purchase.

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

This essay was contributed by Rachel Perks, PhD, mom of one and author of The Little A-Z: A Companion for First-Time Mothers and Their Partners  “You Got This” “We are in this together.” “Stay the course.” These days it is easy to mistake ourselves for extras in a...

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Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Emily Rudman is a new mom and founder of lifestyle brand Emilie Heathe, which has been featured in publications like Vogue and Allure. Her curated product lineup currently includes nontoxic nail polish, an exfoliating lip treatment, fine jewelry, makeup sets and...

Fall Veggie Chili!

Fall Veggie Chili!

It’s officially chili season! Chili is one of our favorite Fall weeknight meals for so many reasons. First, it’s as easy as chopping up ingredients. Second, you can customize it in endless ways (vegan/meat, spicy/mild, gluten-free, etc.). Finally, you can put it on...

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Arthur Lih, III is the Inventor and CEO of LifeVac, an upper airway clearance device that can save someone from choking to death. The device has saved 78 lives around the world to date—including the lives of 27 children. We spoke to Arthur, dad to Jackie (15), about...

Middle School Matters: Academic Approach

Middle School Matters: Academic Approach

It’s only October, but this has already been a challenging school year for students, parents, and teachers. At Academic Approach, we’re happy to be back in the rhythm of a new school year.  Even as students and teachers work remotely, we continue to offer one-on-one...

Fall Pests: 5 To Watch Out For!

Fall Pests: 5 To Watch Out For!

You may think since the weather is cooling off, pests like bugs and other critters will start disappearing—but sadly, it isn’t so. According to the experts at Fox Pest Control, some pests actually start appearing in Fall—often looking for shelter or food before...

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Virtual Enrichment with Darien After School

October 20 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 20

Webinar: What a Pain in the Neck!

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wed 21

Virtual Enrichment with Darien After School

October 21 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 21

Virtual Lunch with The Head of School

October 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Thu 22

Virtual Enrichment with Darien After School

October 22 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Virtual Enrichment with Darien After School

October 23 @ 7:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Halloween Cupcake Decorating Workshop

October 23 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Sat 24

Sweat on the Sound

October 24 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Sat 24

Opus for Person-to-Person Fun on the Farm

October 24 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am
Sat 24

23rd Annual Window Painting Contest Community Event

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun 25

Sweat on the Sound

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Mon 26

Pumpkin Decorating at Darien Nature Center

October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue 27

Webinar: Regenerative Medicine – Hope or Hype

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Wed 28

Delay Your Gray: Parenting During a Pandemic

October 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu 29

Book Club: History Take 2 at Mather Homestead

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 30

Pumpkin Decorating at Darien Nature Center

October 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fri 30

Halloween Weekend at New Canaan Mounted Troop

October 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fri 30

Halloween Weekend at New Canaan Mounted Troop

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sweat on the Sound

October 31 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Sat 31

Halloween Weekend at New Canaan Mounted Troop

October 31 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Sweat on the Sound

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Fall Veggie Chili!

Fall Veggie Chili!

It’s officially chili season! Chili is one of our favorite Fall weeknight meals for so many reasons. First, it’s as easy as chopping up ingredients. Second, you can customize it in endless ways (vegan/meat, spicy/mild, gluten-free, etc.). Finally, you can put it on...

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