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The Darien Foundation Cancels Benefit & Pivots to Support Corbin Cares

The Darien Foundation Cancels Benefit & Pivots to Support Corbin Cares

The Darien Foundation is joining forces with other non-profits and local businesses to feed local seniors and families in need The Darien Foundation has canceled its annual fundraiser, ‘Yacht Rock On,’ originally scheduled for April 25, 2020. The event will now take...

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

On March 14, Kristina Gregory, a CT-based mom of two boys (11 and 13), felt some tightness in her chest, but attributed it to a tough workout. By the next day, she was experiencing flu symptoms including chills, aches, sweats, low grade fever and headache. Luckily,...

Working Moms & Coronavirus School Closures: How to Deal

Working Moms & Coronavirus School Closures: How to Deal

  If you’re a working mom who already felt constantly pulled between two busy worlds, coronavirus school closures (and adding a “teacher” job to your daily To Dos) can be incredibly overwhelming. We turned to Lauren Smith Brody, the author of The Fifth Trimester:...

Ring’s End Coastal Color Collection

Ring’s End Coastal Color Collection

Spring is the perfect time to refresh your home, and what could be more refreshing than to bring the outside in? Now you can do just that, with a curated collection of paint colors in shades that reflect the beauty of the Connecticut Coast. Ring’s End recently teamed...

Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

Anxiety & School Closures: How to Help Kids

Recently, we spoke to The Local Moms Network contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW, about how to speak to kids about coronavirus. In the few weeks since then, many schools across the country have closed—some with little notice. Parents may be wondering not only how to deal...

Saint Jane Founder Casey Georgeson Talks Clean Beauty!

Saint Jane Founder Casey Georgeson Talks Clean Beauty!

A few months ago, we introduced you to Casey Georgeson, the inspiring mom of three behind Saint Jane Beauty, a clean CBD beauty brand known for their luxurious and effective serums and lip glosses. (Read her Meet a Mom here.) After chatting more with Casey, we learned...

Ten Uplifting Books to Read While You Are Social Distancing

Ten Uplifting Books to Read While You Are Social Distancing

To focus on positive things during these uncertain times, we turned to the new Sassy Girl blog. Sassy Girl Book Reviews launched this month by local mom Alex Eising, a former fundraiser and librarian. In between taking care of her family and helping her children with...

Hiking Ideas in Fairfield County!

Hiking Ideas in Fairfield County!

This story was provided by Steph Stellwagen, the mom behind travel & lifestyle blog Steph Stell. She lives with her daughter and husband in New Canaan. Taking to the TrailsThe woods have always provided a place of comfort and escape from the time I could lace up....

Summer Day Camp Guide 2020

Summer Day Camp Guide 2020

With spring in the air, it’s time to start thinking about summer camps and outdoor activities! Check out our summer guide to get your children registered in day camps for all ages. Click on our Summer Day Camp Guide 2020, and get ready for summer...

Meet a Mom: Meet Acupuncture Specialist, Stephanie Coogan

Meet a Mom: Meet Acupuncture Specialist, Stephanie Coogan

Introducing Stephanie Coogan, a New Canaan resident and mother of four. She has an acupuncture practice on Pine Street and is also a big proponent of meditation. Find out more about Stephanie and discover her favorite family activities. Learn what she’s doing to keep...

How You Can Help: A List of Local Organizations

How You Can Help: A List of Local Organizations

As many schools in our area have decided to close and grocery store shelves empty, some non profit organizations are in desperate need of donations. Check the list below to see how you can help! Filling In The Blanks Filling in the Blanks is putting out a call for an...

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus: 5 Things to Remember

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus: 5 Things to Remember

Covid-19 (often referred to as “coronavirus”) is clearly top of mind for all of us—moms, dads, and, as a result, kids. Even the littlest ears pick up things, and small kids can feel our anxiety as well as notice our actions. Bigger kids and teens, of...

Ready to Dive into Summer Fun?

Ready to Dive into Summer Fun?

Haggerty Pools specializes in swimming pool & spa service construction and restoration With warm weather on the horizon, families are sprucing up their backyards and getting ready for spring and summer entertaining. If you’re considering putting in a swimming pool...

Get to Know Stokke—And Why Your Baby Should, Too!

Get to Know Stokke—And Why Your Baby Should, Too!

Have you heard of Stokke, the Scandinavian brand that is designing better products that strengthen the bond between babies and parents? Not only are these beautiful pieces manufactured to be completely safe and ergonomic (for both children and parents!), but they’re...

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