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Meet Happily "Eva" After!

Meet Happily "Eva" After!

After 15 years as an actress, new mom Eva Amurri Martino felt It only right to follow her own dreams and passions as an inspiration to her daughter, and launched her beloved and very popular fashion, travel, and motherhood blog, Happily Eva After. As a mom of two toddlers, Eva loves visiting local farms and taking walks as a family, can not get enough of Bar Taco, and prioritizes finding balance with work and family – wherever and however possible. She swears by iS Clinical Cleaning Complex face wash, and would binge-watch shows on Netflix if she had some extra free time. Eva is both incredibly interesting and perpetually interested, while not being afraid to share those tough mommy moments we all experience day to day. Whether you are looking for travel tips, fun activities to do with the little ones, or just enjoy that guilty pleasure that comes with reading a daily blog you love just for you, Eva makes us all feel a little happier ever after.

Westport Mom, Kate Pollock, and twin sister share their story battling cancer together, and will participate in this Saturday's Swim Across America event!

Westport Mom, Kate Pollock, and twin sister share their story battling cancer together, and will participate in this Saturday's Swim Across America event!

Kate Pollock – Westport mom, yoga teacher and cancer survivor – will be swimming and speaking alongside her twin sister, Liza, at this Saturday’s Greenwich-Stamford Swim Across America event. Learn how these two sisters were diagnosed with cancer within months of each other, have supported one another fighting to regain strength, and help support them and this amazing cause!

How Gross is it Not to Wash Your Water Bottle Every Day

How Gross is it Not to Wash Your Water Bottle Every Day

Admit it, you’ve skipped a day (or maybe five) without giving your reusable water bottle a proper scrubbing. Which is your favorite rationalization? “It’s just water in there,” “I washed it yesterday,” or maybe “It’s BPA-free, so I’m good?” Staying hydrated and doing you part for the environment by opting for a reusable bottle are commendable, but don’t sabotage those healthy habits by exposing yourself to potentially unhealthy and harmful bacteria. Find out how germy those bottles get if you skip daily washings from nutritionist, Dana White!

STAR, Inc. and Waypoint Adventure now partnering to offer an outdoor adventure series to youths and young adults with disabilities!

STAR, Inc. and Waypoint Adventure now partnering to offer an outdoor adventure series to youths and young adults with disabilities!

STAR, Inc. Lighting the Way and Waypoint Adventures are partnering to offer a 4-part series of outdoor adventures around Southwestern CT for youth and young adults with disabilities. The first one is Rock Climbing on June 9th! To participate or volunteer, email jthompson@starct.org.

Fairfield Mom and Licensed Professional Counselor shares amazing blog post on how we can help our daughters feel full of themselves!

Fairfield Mom and Licensed Professional Counselor shares amazing blog post on how we can help our daughters feel full of themselves!

In a world filled with social pressures, and a perpetual focus on weight and appearance, many of us moms struggle to know how to be the best role model to our children – especially our daughters. Andree Palmgren, Fairfield mom of 4, and LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) shares an amazingly motivational post on how to help make your daughters feel full of themselves!

5 Important Facts (from the experts at Yale New Haven Health) to Consider if you think you or your child may have trouble digesting gluten!

5 Important Facts (from the experts at Yale New Haven Health) to Consider if you think you or your child may have trouble digesting gluten!

Many of us have (or know) children with some sort of food intolerance. As a result, many of us have frequent questions about celiac disease, the benefits – and challenges – of a gluten free diet, and when to se a doctor. We turned to Dr. Porto and the experts at Yale New Haven Health Pediatric Specialty Center in Greenwich for some important facts to consider when trying to assess whether you or your child has a problem digesting gluten.

Super Summer Skin Salad to help balance out those BBQ Burgers! (Thank you Nutritionist, Robin Barrie!)

Super Summer Skin Salad to help balance out those BBQ Burgers! (Thank you Nutritionist, Robin Barrie!)

It’s FINALLY Summertime!  Memorial Day Weekend is here. Let the summer BBQs begin!  For this weekend, we turned to local mom and nutritionist, Robin Barrie, to help us think of all the healthy options that can be part of your party or family meals. This is THE time of year to take advantage of allll the fresh, organic, local, and delicious produce.  Barbecues and dining al fresco are certainly NOT just about burgers and hot dogs! Check out this Super Summer Skin Salad; its delicious AND great for your skin!!

Meet another Jennifer!

Meet another Jennifer!

If you have ever driven down the Post Rd and wondered about that New Beauty & Wellness place, It is worth popping in. There you will find a beautiful spa that quickly takes you outside of your day to day life, and transports you somewhere Zen. There you will also find Jennifer, a truly special esthetician who is kind, authentic, funny, and loves what she does. When she is with her two little ones, she loves camping, beach nights, and pizza at Colony Grill. She is not afraid to tell her kids that something is spicy (when it’s not!) as a simple ploy to keep them disinterested, and in a next life would maybe be a female contractor. If you meet Jennifer, you immediately want to do whatever she’s doing to her skin; stop by the spa sometime…we’re pretty sure you won’t regret It!

Calling all Moms! As of June 1st, Equinox is finally here – don't miss this special offer!

Calling all Moms! As of June 1st, Equinox is finally here – don't miss this special offer!

Calling all Moms! The Gold Standard in fitness is finding a home in Southport – and your workout routine will never be the same. On June 1st, Equinox Southport will open, so make sure you don’t miss your last chance to take advantage of the early bird offer for the best possible rates! Get a sneak peak into the new club and more details about the early bird rates here!

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