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Wendy Ward on Youth Mental Health Care

Darien native Wendy Ward graduated from Darien High School in 1991 and is now raising her family in town. She has two daughters—one in eight grade and another in tenth grade—and two Bernedoodles. After spending her entire career in sales, Ward became interested in...

Meet the Moms of #IMOMSOHARD!

Meet the fabulous comedic duo #IMOMSOHARD. Kristin and Jen are real-life best friends and comedians who realized that their nightly conversations over wine would be great fodder for a video series. In just a few years, they’ve racked up 2.2 million followers on...

Meet Kesti from Darien Chamber of Commerce

Meet Kesti Aysseh, Executive Director of the Darien Chamber of Commerce. A mother of three, she moved to town in 1999 to raise her family here. Kesti talked to us about local holiday shopping and how customers can enter to win a $250 gift certificate through the...

MEET A MOM—Danielle and Emily of SimplySortedCT

Meet Danielle and Emily, the New Canaan moms behind SimplySortedCT. These two friends were on a walk during the pandemic, when Danielle shared how she wanted to get an organizing company off the ground. The two bonded over the idea and decided to go into business...

Designer Jeanne Collins on How White Sofas and Families Can Coexist!

Meet Jeanne Collins—Founder and Principal Designer of the New Canaan interior design firm to watch, @jermar_designs and mother to a poised and kind ballerina. Following a successful early business career, Jeanne went back to design school to follow her passion for...

MEET A MOM—Jacqueline Telgheder

Jacqueline Telgheder is a Certified Parent Coach who has four children ranging in age from 7 to 13. She and her husband moved to Darien 10 years ago, which is also her hometown. Jacqueline loves “transforming people’s lives” through her work at JBT Coaching, and she...

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