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Restore faded, thin, or damaged lawns by aerating and overseeding! Beautifully lush lawns don’t just happen on their own. They require persistence and impeccable timing! Part of a proactive maintenance plan, aerating and overseeding keeps your property looking great, even as the grass naturally matures and thins – and especially if you enjoy and use your lawn often. It’s best to aerate and overseed in late-summer so that your new seed germinates and matures during the fall, when soil temperatures are warm, moisture is...read more
Beautifully lush lawns don’t just happen on their own. They require persistence and impeccable timing! Hoffman Landscapes can help.read more
Celebrate National Honey Bee Day! Bring the Family to Savannah Bee Company on Saturday, August 18th from 1-4pm Meet Bobbie Meyzen, President of the Back Year Beekeeper’s Association to learn how easy It is to become a backyard beekeeper. See a live Hive Demonstration, Learn the Waggle Dance & Small Ways to Help Save this Precious and Essential Resource – the Honey Bee Family Fun! Honey Inspired Sipps and Sweets Free Kids Bee Kids Crafts, Face Painting and Bee Cause Tattoos 43 Church Lane, Bedford Square, Westport Call...read more
If you’re looking for something fun and different to make with and/or for your kiddos this summer, don’t miss these delicious (and relatively healthy!) Cake Batter Bites from local mom, and WestportMoms contributor, Amanda Jakubowicz!read more
Don’t miss the FTC (Fairfield Theatre Company’s) annual fundraiser – an 80’s Dance Party, featuring DJ Peter G, on September 15th! Whether you’re there to relive your glory days or just 80’s curious, with their Dance Party you can enjoy the best of a decade in one time-warping wonder of a night, all while supporting FTC. Don’t forget the spandex and acid washed jeans – festive attire is encouraged! Tickets are $25.read more
If you are anything like us and ready to change It up from Rose, try out these Watermelon Slice Jello Shots! They are not only a crowd-pleaser, but perfect to bring to someone’s house for a party! Huge shoutout to local mom and dentist, Michelle Yanover, for sharing this awesome recipe!!read more
Artisanal jeweler, JL ROCKS has designed The Quench Pendant to support healthy bodies and healthy oceans, in partnership with the authors of QUENCH and Project 0! Inspired by water and waves, the pendant is 14K Gold comprised of white + blue diamonds and blue sapphires, all conflict free. The price is $450* and 100% of the proceeds go to support Project 0, dedicated to fixing the world’s oceans. With each purchase you also receive a copy of QUENCH, written by integrative physician Dr. Dana Cohen and cultural anthropologist Gina Bria, helping to solve the problem of chronic low-grade dehydration.read more
If balancing it all is something you struggle with much like we do, Dermatologists and new business partners, Deanne Robinson and Ronnie Klein are two amazing moms to watch! With 8 kids among them, these two powerhouse mommas are launching their own practice (a lifelong dream!) – Modern Dermatology – right here in Westport this summer and their own skin care line Pure BioDerm. They both find the age of 3 the toughest as kids are figuring out that balance between toddler and big kids, value honesty in friends first and foremost, and love Bar Taco. In another life, Deanne would try out for the Rockettes and Ronnie would be a tour guide; she can’t wait to take her kids to Africa when they’re old enough! These two moms admit the balance isn’t easy, but take pride in not losing any kids yet! As moms, skin care feels more important than ever; we are lucky to have these moms here to look out for us, and can’t wait to visit Modern Dermatology in the coming weeks!read more
Yale New Haven shares tips on preventing sunburn in children, and how best to handle it when it occurs!
Children often spend a good part of their day playing outdoors in the sun, especially during the summer. Make sure your child is protected from the harmful rays to avoid sunburn. Seek medical attention if sunburn is severe or forms blisters and if your child has symptoms of heat stress. Should you need them, emergency medicine specialists from Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital teamed up with Greenwich Hospital to provide the most advanced pediatric emergency services in the area.read more