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MEET A MOM—Sicily Bennett

MEET A MOM—Sicily Bennett

Meet Sicily Bennett, a mother of three and the founder of Rockmore Wellness, which promotes balanced living. After Sicily and her husband spent a weekend at Roger Sherman Inn in New Canaan, they fell in love with the town and eventually moved their family here....

Family Fun Day at Chelsea Piers!

Family Fun Day at Chelsea Piers!

Activities are for children ages 6 months – 13 years including, Trampoline Park, Rock Climbing Wall, Batting Cages, Soccer, Basketball, Inflatable Bounce Houses, Squash, Foosball, Ping Pong, Little Athletes Zone, and more! The event is FREE and you do not need to be a Chelsea Piers member to attend. Space is limited and registration is required.

2022 Tutoring Guide!

2022 Tutoring Guide!

We all want what's best for our children. So whether they're having difficulty in a subject, preparing for a standardized test or want to improve their grades, we want to be sure our children have the support they need to succeed! That's why Greenwich, New Canaan,...

MEET A MOM—Amanda Spatola

MEET A MOM—Amanda Spatola

This week’s spotlight is on Amanda Spatola—a Rowayton mom of three. She’s also a top producing agent with Houlihan Lawrence Darien, a youth lacrosse coach, and a renovation and design enthusiast. After graduating from Middlebury College where she was a member of the...

Q&A with Dr. Ferdman of Yale New Haven’s Children’s Hospital

Q&A with Dr. Ferdman of Yale New Haven’s Children’s Hospital

Dina Ferdman, M.D. is a mom of three kids five and under (!) as well as a Yale Medicine pediatric cardiologist who sees patients at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital. She is the the Director of the Pediatric Echocardiogram Program and Co-Director of the Fetal Care...

FALL ACTIVITIES GUIDE 2022

FALL ACTIVITIES GUIDE 2022

Kids are heading back to school, so it’s time for new activities! Check out the latest local offerings, complete with all the fun details and registration information. 

Top 5 Lunchbox Tips from Weelicious!

Top 5 Lunchbox Tips from Weelicious!

It’s a common pain point of the back-to-school routine: packing lunches. Though we might typically dread this step on a busy morning, we’re sharing some mouth-watering inspiration - and easy hacks - to help you reimagine the process.  (Think: sous chefs and make-ahead...

MEET A MOM—Kristen Plumb

MEET A MOM—Kristen Plumb

Our latest Meet a Mom is Kristen Plumb, a mother of two who has lived in New Canaan for 12 years. Through the years while raising a family with her husband, it became an obsession and a passion to create beautiful spaces for family birthdays and holidays. That obsession ignited her to start her own business. Read more about Kristen and what’s behind the name of her company, Britsy Bean!

Check out The Maritime Aquarium for FREE!

Check out The Maritime Aquarium for FREE!

With camps winding down and school starting soon, are you looking for something fun to do with your kids? Or maybe Grandma and Grandpa are watching the kids while you’re at work? Your summer of wonders awaits with FREE admission to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk now...

Green Coconut Collagen Smoothie Recipe

Green Coconut Collagen Smoothie Recipe

End of summer heat and busy back-to-school mornings make it the perfect time to bring back smoothies for breakfast. We love this green version from our Food Contributor Kathleen Ashmore, who has *2 million* followers and counting on her Tik Tok! INSTRUCTIONS 5-8...

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts!

Backpack Wearing: Do’s and Don’ts!

A lot has changed over the course of COVID-19 with remote, hybrid and in-person learning, but backpacks are here to stay. They’re customizable, come in all shapes, sizes and colors and are the ultimate in self-expression. But—when not worn properly, they can cause short- or long-term problems in kids’ muscles, joints and—well—back.So what’s the right way to wear and carry a backpack? What else should you know so we can keep our learners in good physical health? Dr. Phil Mack, orthopedic surgeon with Connecticut Children’s, has answers.

6 Ways to Update Your Back-to-School Wardrobe!

6 Ways to Update Your Back-to-School Wardrobe!

One of our favorite traditions as Moms is back-to-school clothing shopping. But recently, we’ve been trying to invest in a few well-made, classic, but still fun and colorful pieces our kids will want to wear again and again. Also, we want them to be durable enough...

BLT Panzanella Salad Recipe!

BLT Panzanella Salad Recipe!

      Late summer is prime tomato season, and this BLT Panzanella Salad from Habitual Hostess is a perfect way to use up your garden's harvest or farmers market haul! BLT Panzanella Salad 1/2 loaf of sourdough bread, cut into 1” cubes (about four cups)6...

Prepare Your Kids For School and Fall Sports With Coastal Orthopedics

Prepare Your Kids For School and Fall Sports With Coastal Orthopedics

Can you believe summer is coming to an end? With your children going back to school and the fall sports season beginning, there is a lot that you can do to help them be prepared. Watching your children succeed in school and on the field playing their favorite sport, as they smile with their best friends is truly one of the most joyous feelings. Hear from Coastal Orthopedics how to best prepare your kids for the fall and upcoming season!

MEET A MOM—Jaime Dursht

MEET A MOM—Jaime Dursht

Working with families going through a divorce – especially those with kids – can be complicated, and at times, even ugly. Local mom and partner at Broder, Orland, Murray & DeMattie, shares how and why she transitioned into Family Law after being a prosecutor in NYC before kids. As a mom of two grown kids (20 and 22), Jaime prides herself on having empathy and compassion for those figuring out the next phase of life for their family. In another life, Jaime might have been a dermatologist or be an expert in Korean dance or drumming! She appreciates the suburbs more than she expected, enjoys tennis and hiking, and loves a good Moscow Mule! Jaime is kind, compassionate, and driven – the perfect combination to help families navigating the toughest of times.

Molly Cioffi College Graduation

Molly Cioffi College Graduation

New Canaan Resident with Down syndrome focused Her Unique Abilities  to Graduate from College—and Thanks Town. Local resident, 2018 New Canaan High School graduate and commencement speaker, Molly Cioffi, recently graduated from Lesley University in Cambridge,...

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