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Meet a Founder: Melissa Bernstein

Meet a Founder: Melissa Bernstein

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.

Navigating Your Child’s Growing Pains

Navigating Your Child’s Growing Pains

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...

25 Reasons Your Elf Didn’t Move

25 Reasons Your Elf Didn’t Move

    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...

All Aboard the Holiday Wish Express

All Aboard the Holiday Wish Express

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.

Meet a Founder: Lydia Thibodeau of Sommet

Meet a Founder: Lydia Thibodeau of Sommet

  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...

Portion Sizes for Kids: How Much Food Is Healthy for My Child’s Age?

Portion Sizes for Kids: How Much Food Is Healthy for My Child’s Age?

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.

Nanny Holiday Bonus

Nanny Holiday Bonus

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.

Meet A Mom: Meghan Perazella

Meet A Mom: Meghan Perazella

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.”

Molly Sims’ 5-Minute Skincare Routine

Molly Sims’ 5-Minute Skincare Routine

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...

Small Business Spotlight: DTM Day Spa

Small Business Spotlight: DTM Day Spa

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.

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