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Meet Hayley Stein!

Meet Hayley Stein!

Hayley is a Stamford mom of three and RN behind Plow IV! Learn how her company is redefining health and wellness with a personal touch (especially for moms and moms-to-be) by crafting customized IV therapy designed to meet your individual needs, all from the comfort of your own home!

MEET A DAD: Mike Hoffman of Hoffman Landscapes

MEET A DAD: Mike Hoffman of Hoffman Landscapes

Meet Mike Hoffman, a local Dad of three, and the founder of Hoffman Landscapes. He started the company as a way to pay for tuition at Clemson University. Today, his award-wining company has built up a popular following with clients all over Fairfield and Litchfield Counties in CT, as well as Westchester County in NY.

MEET A MOM: Courtney Chessen

MEET A MOM: Courtney Chessen

Meet Courtney Chessen, the mom of three who brought Mandarine Home to Darien. She grew up in Darien as well as New York, opening her first Mandarine Home in 2014 in Glenview, IL. The Darien location followed in 2019. Learn more about Courtney and what she loves about design and working with clients in her hometown.

The 6 Rules of Sports Injury Prevention for Kids, Teens and Young Athletes

The 6 Rules of Sports Injury Prevention for Kids, Teens and Young Athletes

Has your child – or someone on their team – been injured lately? Are they miss-ing out on games, or possibly the full spring season? The longer an athlete is inactive, the longer it takes for them to come back to full activity after a break. Connecticut Children’s pediatric and adolescent sports medicine ex-perts have been hearing one question a lot: How can athletes prevent injury, and what is the best way to return to full activities after a break? There a number of strategies to prevent that, and Sports Medicine Doctor, Imran Hafeez, MD., shares 6 tips all parents should know!”

Meet the Mom Behind Room for Paws Pet Resort

Meet the Mom Behind Room for Paws Pet Resort

Carmela is the mom of two behind Room for Paws Pet Resort in Stamford! She’s shar-ing what she loves about Fairfield County, what she loves about going to work every day and her advice for pet parents looking for a home away from home for their furry loved one.

5 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

5 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

When your blood pressure levels are in question, medications may not always be the best answer. Lifestyle changes, including diet and exercise, can make a big difference in your health. In our latest blog, Dr. Nabeel Salih, a primary care provider with @HartfordHealthCareMedicalGroup in Fairfield, discusses five natural ways to keep your blood pressure under control.

Your Garden to your table with an Edible Garden In Connecticut

Your Garden to your table with an Edible Garden In Connecticut

Unlock the secrets to a farm-to-table lifestyle. Learn to cultivate your own Connecticut edible garden with fresh produce and aromatic herbs. Whether you’re a seasoned green thumb or a novice gardener, there’s something gratifying about growing your own food. With some careful planning and effort, you can enjoy a continuous supply of fresh vegetables, fruits, and aromatic herbs, providing a delightful farm-to-table experience all year round with your own edible garden in Connecticut.

MEET A MOM: Adrienne Fleming

MEET A MOM: Adrienne Fleming

Meet Adrienne Fleming, a Darien mom of three boys. A lifelong dancer, Adrienne has created a dance cardio fitness program offered in Darien and New Canaan. Discover Adrienne’s path to pursuing her dream and what she loves about the community.

MEET A DAD: Nabil West

MEET A DAD: Nabil West

Meet Dad Nabil West, a local father of two and the founder of N. West Gallery in New Canaan. His newest exhibition, Allt ísland Grátóna, showcases Iceland’s nature in black and white. The Opening Reception Event will take place May 30 from 6-pm at his gallery on 70 Main Street.

Protect Your Yard & Family This Season with Mosquito Squad!

Protect Your Yard & Family This Season with Mosquito Squad!

Signing up with a tick and mosquito spray service may not be the most sexy decision you’ll make as a parent and homeowner, but it is a crucial one. Ticks and mosquitos can be pesky and even dangerous to your family’s health, and many carry diseases from Lyme Disease (for ticks) to West Nile Virus (for mosquitoes). Here’s what local moms are loving about Mosquito Squad, a company founded in 2005 that has protected over 300,000 backyards in this area – and perhaps yours next!

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