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Books to Share on Father’s Day and All Year Round!

Books to Share on Father’s Day and All Year Round!

  This story was contributed by literary specialist and mom Rosemary D’Urso, aka the “Library Mom”. Go to librarymom.com for more of her expert picks, and follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks.   Finding that perfect gift for Father’s Day can be tricky,...

Child Custody in Connecticut

Child Custody in Connecticut

In all divorce cases in which there are children under the age of 18, the court will need to make orders concerning the custody of the children. A custody order will have two parts: legal and physical custody. Learn from Ferro & Battey LLC some of the things you should know or contact them for more information!

Find the Perfect Furniture for Your Outdoor Space!

Find the Perfect Furniture for Your Outdoor Space!

If there is one thing this past year has taught us, it is the importance of family. Many of us have come to realize and appreciate the luxury of connecting with loved ones in our own backyard. At United Home & Patio, owners Andy and Adrienne Cunningham would love...

MEET A DAD: Mike Burkhart

MEET A DAD: Mike Burkhart

In honor of Father's Day, we will be featuring some local dads this month! Meet Darien native Mike Burkhart, a father of three who, with the exception of college, has lived here his whole life. As Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Ring’s End, a...

Places to “Pick Your Own” Berries and More!

Places to “Pick Your Own” Berries and More!

We turned to our friends at Stamford Moms for some helpful resources on strawberry picking! Some farms have already begun "pick your own" outings, while others expect to start soon. Below you’ll find a list of great farms nearby that offer strawberry picking. The...

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

When Tim Masters’ daughter Emily developed allergies and eczema as a baby, he and his wife Cindy set out to solve her issues through any means necessary. Tim had been in the mattress business since he was a teenager, eventually purchasing the business from his mentor...

Dominick: Your One Call for Comfort

Dominick: Your One Call for Comfort

The temperature is rising, the kids are playing outside and cabin fever is now in our rearview mirror. It is that time of year where we are only going to spend more time outside. Summer is coming upon us fast. Whether you have a pool, spa or grill Dominick is here to...

MEET A MOM: Sunny Gill

MEET A MOM: Sunny Gill

Meet Sunny! This local mom is raising her two children in her hometown of Norwalk. She started creating sensory boxes for her son during the pandemic, and they became so popular that she's now selling them on her Etsy shop. Find out more about Sunny, the benefits of...

Motherhood and Sleep!

Motherhood and Sleep!

For many moms, sleep and motherhood can feel pretty incompatible. This phenomenon can start in late pregnancy, when you’re getting uncomfortable and waking up with insomnia. The newborn stage, of course, is like kryptonite to restful sleep.  And anyone who has...

Spring is in Full Bloom at Easton Country Day School

Spring is in Full Bloom at Easton Country Day School

Easton Country Day is a small, independent, coeducational school for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.  ECDS was founded by educators who wanted the best possible academic and social foundation for their own children, in a learning environment where the...

Have a Parents Night Out at The Lloyd Hotel!

Have a Parents Night Out at The Lloyd Hotel!

Imagine: you just checked in effortlessly to The Lloyd Hotel and dropped your bags in an impeccably designed suite. Now relaxed in the lounge, the bartender shakes your craft cocktail, as the feeling of having arrived sinks in.Yeah, you can get used to this. You’ve...

The 2021 Edition of The Home Guide is Here!

The 2021 Edition of The Home Guide is Here!

They say home is where the heart is, and never has that been more true than in the past year. We’ve spent more time at home with our families than ever before — and that has been one of the biggest silver linings during this tumultuous time. For some of us, that meant...

Healthy Alfredo Pasta Recipe!

Healthy Alfredo Pasta Recipe!

If you’re trying to sneak more veggies into your family meals, this Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta from our contributor CatwithaK Cooks is a great start.   Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta Serves 4 Ingredients 1 small to medium cauliflower, cut into 2-3 inch pieces½ cup...

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