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Westport Whisperer – Breno Donatti!!

Westport Whisperer – Breno Donatti!!

Meet BRENO DONATTI, owner of WINFIELD STREET COFFEE in Westport. In addition to running an amazing coffee shop and cafe, Breno has been donating a meal to a family in need for every $20 spent at Winfield throughout the pandemic. Thank you Breno for all you do for Westport; we know It has been a hard time! You can read a bit about him below, feel free to order online or stop by to support his business – and amazing initiative- and watch a short video about Winfield and all they offer HERE!

Meet Wynter

Meet Wynter

If this last year has taught us anything, it’s that spending excess time with family can be HARD (while simultaneously wonderful), and also that we owe It to ourselves to pursue work that fulfills us. A lifelong actress and mom of two, Wynter’s newest movie, G-D Committee (featuring Julia Stiles and Kelsey Grammar) comes out soon, and most recently, she has also decided to pursue a long-time interest to become a family and marriage therapist and will start school this fall! Wynter left LA 12 years ago to join her husband in CT, and hasn’t looked back. She has loved the lazy mornings of this past year and enjoying her husband’s cooking, though longs for the days of travel and time with girlfriends! Thank you Wynter for reminding us all to take care of us; while it’s not always easy, it’s more important than ever!

Why Creative Outlets over Summer Break are Integral to Children’s Mental Health!

Why Creative Outlets over Summer Break are Integral to Children’s Mental Health!

Have you ever seen the way a child’s eyes light up when they find out that they get to create something all on their own? It is simply amazing! When kids engage with the arts, they are not only building essential skills, but they are also discovering more about the world around them, and learning about themselves. Learn more about this – and about the amazing opportunities MOCA Westport has to offer this spring and summer!

Important Event on How Divorce Impacts Children THIS Wednesday!

Important Event on How Divorce Impacts Children THIS Wednesday!

40% of children who live in the United States will experience parental divorce before they reach the age of 18. This is a sad and staggering statistic. For those of you who may be going through a divorce or thinking about one, please join Ferro & Battey LLC  & Hayvn Coworking on Wednesday, February 24th, 2021 at 730pm for an interesting panel discussion via zoom on How Divorce Impacts Children. Hear from a lawyer, marriage therapist and someone who can share what she learned from her own divorce and what mistakes NOT to make. Register HERE!

Ready for gorgeous hair? Madison Reed Hair Color Bar is now open in Westport!

Ready for gorgeous hair? Madison Reed Hair Color Bar is now open in Westport!

Say goodbye to harsh ingredients, and hello to beautiful hair color. Madison Reed Hair Color Bar is now open in the heart of downtown Westport! The Hair Color Bar concept is designed to deliver stunning salon-quality hair color, that is both affordable and convenient for time-pressed individuals, with ingredients they can feel good about. Get 20% off when you book with code “WESTPORTMOMS!” Check them out today!

Meet Jen (of Jen Terra Travels)

Meet Jen (of Jen Terra Travels)

Whether you’re dreaming of travel – or beginning to think about that first (Covid-safe) trip after a long hiatus, Jen is your girl! After a lifetime planning trips for her own family and friends – and a career in the insurance industry – Jen decided to follow her passion and launched Jen Terra Travels, a business where she helps people plan everything from weekend trips to multi-week adventures! Mom of two girls, Jen is thrilled to be back on the East Coast after a short stint in Dallas. Jen loves sourdough bread, her evening cocktail, and one day dreams of doing stand-up comedy, despite having stage fright! If you are still considering planning a spring break or summer trip, and want to do It right, contact Jen and make those dreams a reality!!

Let’s Light up Westport Together!

Let’s Light up Westport Together!

We LOVE Westport, and that’s why we are thrilled to launch our first ever “Light Up Westport!”  We partnered with Ali Dorfman of Purpose 2 Purchase (@purpose2purchase) to create “The Light Up Westport Appreciation Project,” a fundraising initiative where members of our community can send luminaries and personalized notes of gratitude and friendship to friends, local businesses and first responders. We have all been through so much in the past year and even small gestures of appreciation can have a huge impact on community pride. On February 4th at 7PM, all participants will be asked to place the luminary in front of their homes, stores or headquarters so we can light up this incredible town TOGETHER. 100% of proceeds will go to Filling in the Blanks, a local non-profit that helps fight childhood hunger by providing weekend meal bags to local children in need.

Superbowl Crafts

Superbowl Crafts

Whether your kids are into football or not, having something to keep them occupied during the big game can be clutch. All the adults will then be able to enjoy the action on the field (not to mention the commercials and half time show!). We rounded up 4 of our favorite crafts from around the blogosphere, perfect for game time or any time you need something to do (which, for most of us, is all the time). Pro tip: for toddlers, use plastic cups instead of mason jars, for obvious reasons.

Feel Instantly Happier

Feel Instantly Happier

January and February aren’t the easiest months under normal circumstances. In most parts of the country, it’s cold, the days are shorter, and by the end of January the luster of New Year’s resolutions has worn off. Of course, these aren’t normal circumstances at all. We’ve emerged from 2020 into a new year that doesn’t look all that different from the last one. But we’re committed to staying as positive as we can, and are looking towards the future when things are finally closer to normal. In the meantime, we scoured the research and picked 9 easy ways to feel better—today.

Introducing Our FIRST Westport Whisperer!

Introducing Our FIRST Westport Whisperer!

In the spirit of finding bright light during this dark time, we would like to introduce “Westport Whisperers,” a NEW initiative focused on featuring amazing humans in our community who are doing something special for our community or the world around them behind the scenes. We would love YOU as our community to help NOMINATE these people simply by emailing us anytime at info@westportmoms to let us know who you think is a Westport Whisperer, and why they should be featured! This month we are featuring Annette Norton of Saavy + Grace Westport, owner of the cool, funky place with unique gift items at all prices points tucked under the old Tavern on Main on Main St. Thank you Annette for all you do for Westport!

Stepping Stones Museum now offering Virtual Learning Experiences!

Stepping Stones Museum now offering Virtual Learning Experiences!

Moms looking for better virtual learning experiences will enjoy the playful learning approach offered by the Stepping Stones Studio. Starting in February, families can enjoy the Every Day Fun content they’ve come to love at the museum virtually delivered by passionate STEAM-team educators, plus special guest appearances and community partner videos that help children make connections to the world around them. Click here to learn more.

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