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‘Tis the Season! Get some holiday inspiration with our 2023 Gift Guide and find the perfect present for everyone.
Meet Melissa Bernstein, the co-founder of inimitable toy brand Melissa & Doug, and now Lifelines, a collection of physical tools designed for stress relief using a revolutionary wellness technique called Sensory Immersion™: using your senses to send calming signals to your brain.
A Guide To Knowing When To Seek Professional Advice As your child grows and becomes increasingly active in sports and activities, they are more susceptible to injuries such as fractures, specifically with growth plates. Also known as epiphyseal plates, growth plates...
Ah, the Elf. A mercurial fellow, he (or she) is apt to get himself into some questionable situations this season. Hanging from the mantle like a tiny daredevil? Taking a bath in rainbow sprinkles? Fishing in a questionably clean potty? There’s nothing...
You and your family are invited aboard the Holiday Wish Express, an immersive holiday odyssey that promises delights for all ages. With an exhilarating virtual train ride, meticulously crafted themed rooms, and beloved characters, all centered around the captivating tale of Teddy’s Christmas Adventure.
Finding reliable and top-notch childcare is at the top of every new mom’s list—but can often feel next to impossible, akin to finding a unicorn. Jumping from nanny to nanny can be stressful for both parents and kids, so finding the right person without a lot...
Do you struggle with meal planning (and creative lunch packing!) as much as we do? Some days, figuring out WHAT to feed your child is hard enough. Figuring out HOW MUCH can seem downright impossible. The recommended portions for a child depend on their age and even gender – and unfortunately, the serving size listed on grocery store labels doesn’t have much to do with It. Connecticut Children’s is here to help. Here’s a guide to understanding healthy food portions for kids, including some time-saving tips.
Holiday bonuses are common in many industries, and household employees should be included. The big question is, “What should you give for a holiday bonus?” Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny’s team of experts will share the different options you can provide your professional nanny.
The Holidays are a joyous time of tradition and family, however, they also come with a whole host of extra social demands which can include visiting new and unfamiliar places and relatives or family friends.
Meet Meghan Perazella, a local mom, Connecticut native and one of the founders of The Hangout Spot in Norwalk. A former Special Education teacher and Behavior Analyst, she helped create The Hangout Spot as a “welcoming, inclusive space for kids to do just that—hangout with their friends and find their spot in our community.”
Moms don’t have time for elaborate skincare routines – whether they’re mere mortals like us, or iconic model and entrepreneur Molly Sims. Recently, she shared her 5-minute skincare routine with The Local Moms Network CEO Layla Lisiewski. “We were in the sun for the...
Meet Ta’Tiyana Houser, the owner of DTM Day Spa based in Norwalk. She is a licensed nurse, lash technician and esthetician, who offers a range of services like facials, body treatment and touch therapy.
Halloween is a fun time to dress up and go trick or treating, but for our little ones it can also be a long overwhelming night, with scary twists and turns, that younger ones may not be ready for. Don’t stress! Here are some fun-filled Halloween tips to ensure a successful and safe Halloween and trick-or-treating experience for all!
As parents, one of our fundamental instincts is to protect our children. The extreme violence happening in the Middle East, including the terrorist attacks by Hamas against Israel, the horrifying deaths of Israeli and Palestinian civilians, including children,...
Where will a St. Luke’s education take you? Above and beyond what you ever thought possible. Our inclusive community will inspire you to reach higher, explore new paths, and make a difference in the world. We welcome all families considering or curious about private school to join us for one of our upcoming admissions events. Find out how St. Luke’s prepares students to thrive.
Choosing the right school for our children is a big decision. Check out the 2023 Private School Guide to help you decide what learning environment, teaching style and school philosophies that best suit your child and your family.
Soup season is ramping up, and this Cozy Coconut, Sweet Potato and Pumpkin Spiced Soup is like Fall in a bowl! Check out this recipe from Witten Kitchen.
Meet a Mom, Chrissy Khachane, is a career-long educator, and part of Gowan Placement, an innovative Independent School consulting firm composed of former school leaders–people who have taught classes, coached teams, advised students and parents and as such know young people.
Did you know that text messages and other electronic communications, such as e-mails, What’s App messages, and Facebook messages are increasingly being used in Connecticut divorce cases? The lawyers at Ferro & Battey, LLC share what is important to know to protect yourself–and your family!
Want to wow your family for Yom Kippur? This Fig & Pomegranate Brisket is the perfect way to please a crowd and honor tradition. Celebrated cookbook author Adeena Sussman calls this meal one of the "crown jewels of Shabbat and holiday cooking" and we couldn't...