‘Tis the Season for SNACKS! Local mom and chef, Rebecca Oren, strikes again…this time with 4 innovative – and FUN – snack ideas to keep all of us sane as we rack our brains to come up with new ideas to keep our kids eating at school! ENJOY!
September is all about getting YOU and your kiddos back into the swing of things! Let’s be honest, no one ate well this summer….Fred’s DINNER WINNER plate helps motivate kids to eat some of those fruits and veggies again, and this glorified “fanny pack” may just make getting out for that run a little bit easier!
As much as we don’t want to admit it, most of us are overly reliant our cell phones – even while we’re driving. Despite knowing calls made or texts sent while driving (or at a light) are not worth the risk, it can be tempting. SafeRide is an incredible new free app that automatically locks the driver’s phone by disabling the mobile screen and muting sounds while the car is moving. Whether it’s for you – or your kids – or both – see how Saferide may actually be a life changer.
Since last holiday season, many kids have been asking their parents to take the Polar Express to the North Pole! On Tuesday, September 5th, tickets go on sale for the Essex Polar Express train- don’t miss this one!
Save the Date for Westport Farmers’ Market’s Must-Attend “Party in the Parking Lot!” Westport, Ct. – For years the Westport Farmers’ Market has converted a non-descript parking lot at 50 Imperial Avenue into a weekly shopping extravaganza featuring local food and...
10th Annual Blues, Views, and BBQ Festival at Levitt Pavilion DATE AND TIME Sat, Sep 2, 2017, 10:00 AM – Sun, Sep 3, 2017, 8:30 PM EDT LOCATION The Levitt Pavilion for the Performing Arts and Westport Library, 40 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880 Westport's Blues, Views...
With heavy, yet strong willed and loving hearts, we have seen Houston band together for those who have been injured, flooded and stranded during Tropical Storm Harvey. See some incredible Disaster Relief and Charitable Organizations where you can donate whether you are here in Houston or afar!
Driving around town, you may have begun to notice many new “Hate has no home” signs on lawns, at street corners, and at busy intersections. Recently, a Bedford middle school teacher brought this campaign from Chicago here to Westport, recognizing it’s importance, and the impact even a small town can make.
As we all worry about what our kids will be like when they “grow up,” we can be inspired by Staples high school’s Fashion for a Cause club which brings together students who share a passion for fashion and also the desire to help others. On 9/24, the club will host it’s Annual Fashion Show, and all proceeds of the event will go to STOMP OUT Bullying.
August is all about lazy days and the fruits of the season. Farm Stands make our mouths water with just the idea of that tomato that just doesn’t taste the same the other months of the year! So before August comes to an end, here is a delish way to enjoy tomatoes… and a drink special before the cold is back from local entertainer, Roe Chala
If – like us – you’re wondering what to do you with your kids who don’t have camp on this rainy day, well pulled together a quick list of ideas to help! Any and other ideas welcomed!
Good news for elementary school girls K-5th! IST Sports is now offering Lacrosse and Field Hockey skill development classes for girls too. Check out their schedule and sign up if you are interested!
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This is a HUGE increase in safety for CT’s kids! To save you time, we have highlighted the parts of the bill that pertain to child seat safety but full details of the bill can be found here.
The Wait Until 8th pledge empowers parents to rally together to delay giving children a smartphone until at least 8th grade. By banding together, this will decrease the pressure felt by kids and parents alike over the kids having a smartphone. Learn many of the reasons why so many parents across the country are pledging to “wait until 8th” to let kids be kids a little longer.
Summer Sunset Mini Sessions Weed Beach Darien, CT Price includes a 30 minute session, 5 fully edited files, and location fee. Please note this is an outdoor location and rain dates may fall on a week night. Sessions booked between 6pm and 8pm. Limited spaces...
Don't miss BooZoo's Pup Party at Stepping Stones - bring your pup and enter for FREE for a night of fun-filled activities!
“I want a snack” is all we hear all summer, so we turned to Amanda Jabucowicz for some delicious, healthy snacks that are going to make both the kids (and us moms!) happy!