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If youre looking for sme fun summer options for your kiddos, especially in the kitchen, thanks to CT Bites we have the Cooking Camp & Class guide for you! Just be sure to sign up your aspiring chefs soon; these classes and camps fill up quicker than hot grease will jump out of a pan!read more
Please join us if you can anytime from 9AM-2PM. Winfield Deli will provide coffee and snacks, Whip Salon will be doing a braid bar, and Stretch Lab will be offering short massages! Come shop for you – or someone you love!read more
Area 5k runners and walkers are lacing up for the 14th Annual STAR 5k Run, Walk & Roll on Sunday, May 5 at Sherwood Island State Park. Runners and Walkers can register online at www.starct.org. The event includes a Family Fun Day celebration and fundraiser to benefit local individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities!read more
As a mom to two boys with varying Autism disorders, Gena Mann knows as much as anyone what being brave and resilient and kind is all about. While life may be a bit less predictable, and things like family dinners out or trips might be a bit less frequent, she and her husband – and their two younger daughters have come to really embrace the unique joy these boys bring to their world. Gena has spent much of her free time devoted to providing awareness and support for other parents of children with special needs, most recently with her launch of Wolf + Friends to connect people in a specific area with other parents who “get it.” While Gena admits her family often gets those funny stares, they focus as much as possible on enjoying every day and uncovering the passions each of her four incredible children has.read more
Dr. Kate Mullin is the Medical Director of Clinical Research at the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache (NEINH), headquartered in Stamford, CT. She recently shared with us the latest, greatest treatment options for migraine suffers.
“It is an exciting time to be a headache doctor. The last few years there has been a boom in headache medications, procedures and devices,” says Dr. Mullin. With 30 million people being affected by migraines, she says “it’s about time pharmaceutical and technology companies started taking this population seriously.” Here’s what Dr. Mullin suggest any migraine sufferer should be considering:read more
Music Together offers classes 7 days a week in locations throughout Fairfield County. Spring Semester starts 3/ 25 and registration is ongoing ! Register for one class and you are eligible for UNLIMITED FREE BONUS AND MAKEUP CLASSES ! Use code MOMSN and save $20.read more
We’ve been asked by many who couldn’t attend The Digital Dilemma discussion on Monday to “recap” the key takeaways, and also what’s next? How do we keep the momentum going? So…here goes…read more
Meet Parker! She was born 3 years ago with a very rare (and only recently diagnosed) genetic condition called HIST1H1E Syndrome. Since the day she was born, Parker’s family has embraced this strong, smiley, happy girl and adjusted to their “new normal.” Parker’s mom, Kimberly, shares the importance of mourning the loss of not having a “typical” child, and then embracing the incredible and often unexpected joy this child can provide on a daily basis. Kim has an incredible support system with friends and family and of course sun reflexology is always a nice escape (even if only for 20 minutes). Kim has learned from her amazing little girl that no matter what life throws you, to never, ever give up! Kim is a Financial Advisor at UBS and since Parker’s birth she has turned her focus to helping families think through and prepare for the financial implications of their lives with a child with special needs. She has also recently launched a foundation called the Parker Avery Initiative to fund research for children with this same syndrome since so much is still so unknown. For anyone who knows Kim, she is kind, open, a go-getter and a true inspiration.read more
Rudy’s luxurious transportation services are perfect for all your family vacation travel needs. Rudy’s car service will help you get to any tri-state area airports or your exact destination. Their top-of-the-line vehicles are equipped with carseats by request and their professional chauffeurs make them the smart choice for your family! Spring break and Summer vacations are coming up, book today. Mention Local Moms for 10% off your first ride!read more
Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is excited to announce the summer debut of a health
education video series for parents, “Pediatric Minute”. Learn more!