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Home Guide 2024!

Home Guide 2024!

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Meet a Dad/Brothers: Ilya and Rafael Gavrielov

Meet a Dad/Brothers: Ilya and Rafael Gavrielov

Meet brothers Ilya and Rafael Gavrielov, owners of the new Ilya Rafael Salon in Darien. Ilya, a father of two, and Rafael, a father of three, both love the “small-town atmosphere” and “welcoming community.” Read about their path to opening a business together and why...

MEET A MOM: Victoria Linnartz

MEET A MOM: Victoria Linnartz

Meet Victoria Linnartz, a New Canaan mom of two. An interior designer by trade, she is making her debut as an author. She wrote Olivia’s Gift to share her story of having two dyslexic children and how “each child foraged their learning journey.”

Do you need a fun audit?

Do you need a fun audit?

During winter break, I stumbled upon a book called The Fun Habit that I knew I had to read. To be honest, for a while after becoming a parent, I lost the drive to focus on my own fun. With full days of playing with my kids, coordinating their activities, managing a...

Prioritizing Your Mental Health

Prioritizing Your Mental Health

Filled with joyous moments and unexpected challenges, the journey of motherhood can be a whirlwind.Among the chaos, it’s important to recognize the toll it can take on your mental well-being. The importance of mental health. The stress and anxiety often experienced...

24 Questions Teens Should Ask Doctors (from the Experts at Connecticut Children’s)

24 Questions Teens Should Ask Doctors (from the Experts at Connecticut Children’s)

We all work hard to empower our kids to speak up when the time is right. By the time your child enters their teenage years, they should be getting ready to take charge of their own health. The more confident they feel speaking up at doctor’s visits, the better. It gives their doctor more information to support them through adolescence – and sets your child up for healthy behaviors later in life too. How can you empower your teen to get more involved at doctor’s visits? Here are tips, with help from Connecticut Children’s psychologists Lauren Ayr-Volta, PhD, and Siddika Mulchan, PsyD.

Essential questions to ask a Family Law Attorney in the initial interview

Essential questions to ask a Family Law Attorney in the initial interview

Consulting with an attorney about a divorce case may seem overwhelming. If you have never been through the process, you may not know what questions to ask or what information may or may not be relevant. In addition, emotions are often high since it may feel like so much is at stake. For these reasons, it can be helpful to be prepared with specific questions during your first meeting with a divorce lawyer.

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