Stepping Stones Museum: Around the World: 2017 – Latin America Tour, Brazil April 30, 2017 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Show Me a Tale: “How Night Came” – Long, long ago, at the beginning of time, the daughter of the Great Sea Serpent brought shadows from the depths of the ocean...
A former ER doctor, and now mom of 2 girls in Westport, Deb shares her loves of Compo, carbs, and candy, as well as her journey to Westport’s Urgent Care clinic, which is a truly amazing asset in Westport if you haven’t ever been! She is sarcastic and smart, a wonderful combination, and like so many of us, loves an app and drink at the Whelk on a perfect summer night!
For anyone who likes great food in a great environment, Bill Taibe’s entry into Westport in 2009 was a true culinary game changer. With Le Farm, followed by The Whelk, Kawa Ni, and now Jesup Hall, Bill Taibe has revolutionized the dining experience in Westport. Not only a culinary genius, Bill is also a dedicated father, world traveler, and manages to eat (mostly) gluten-free with his favorite breakfast being almond butter on quinoa chips with cold steak and coffee….!
With many new to Westport (and the surrounding towns), or considering a move often from NYC, learn from respected local real estate agent, Hyleri Katzenberg, why this town has all any family could be looking for- and more!
Dinner time should be a time where you share a meal with your family and hear about each other’s day. For many, dinner time has turned into a battle to get your child to eat a couple bites of vegetables. Nouveau Nutrition has put together 5 helpful tips that will help turn your dinner time from a power struggle to a time of enjoyment.
Just because the closets have been cleaned, and the playroom is finally organized, doesn’t mean spring cleaning is over! Learn from home maintenance company, Homesquare, 5 things you may not know you likely need a handyman to help you with this season!
Autism is the fastest-growing developmental disability in the US today, and is extremely prevalent in our community. Learn about Autism Speaks, an amazing organization working to change the lives of so many!
The Westport Young Woman's League proudly presents the 39th annual Minute Man 5K and 10 K road races this Sunday, April 23rd at Compo Beach. Sign the kids up for the Kids Fun Run and then stay to play in our kids zone area. Every step you run or walk makes a...
An inspirational mom of 4 (with her first two just 15 months apart…and she kept going!), Gena shares her career progression from a renowned NYC photo editor art places like Elle and CosmoGirl to co-founder of Wolf + Friends, a remarkable shopping and lifestyle platform where parents can make informed buying decisions for their children that focus on their physical, sensory, communicative, cognitive, social, and emotional development. In her spare time, she can be found at Sakura (Table 2 preferably!) or at Compo Beach, and shares a great reminder to all of us that social media should not be a metric by which we judge ourselves!
Come join Westport Moms and Pure Barre for a “Treat Yourself” shopping event on Thursday, 4/20 from 9am-2pm at Pure Barre Westport! Kids’ entertainment will be provided, in addition to light snacks and coffee, and raffle proceeds will benefit Autism Speaks!
When it comes to grocery shopping convenience, both for its location and family-friendly food selection, it’s hard to beat Trader Joe’s on the Post Road. See local mom and chef, Rebecca Oren’s, go-to favorites for breakfast and dinner, whole grain pancakes and weeknight lasagna, made exclusively with TJ ingredients!
If you’re in desperate need of activities for next week like we are, check out the list we put together of fun places to explore in the surrounding areas!
Known by many as the “face of Westport’s JL Rocks”, Dori is also a mom of two in Westport whose background in luxury retail and love of jewelry make her current job a perfect fit. While you may have met Dori at some point, you may not know she lived in Switzerland until she was 5, loves bowling and Chip’s pancakes, and has gotten her kids to cooperate in the car by warning them the police will arrest her if they don’t. (Photo Credit: Irene Penny photography)
Don’t miss April’s M&M Picks! The Skimm for moms – a daily email newsletter (and app) to keep you in the know about all things “news”, and MSQRD for kids to keep them entertained when we just need that moment to brush our teeth!
We all need help paring down the clutter! Smart Playrooms has shared some great tips for cleaning out your playroom, and involving your kids in the process!
Not only does she have 5 (yes…5!) kids, including 9 month old twins, she is the amazingly talented and humble owner of Westport’s newest kid’s store, Pink Lemon Blue Lime. Learn about her kids’ love of hot dogs, her creative (and lasting) tooth fairy story telling tactics, and her dedication to entrepreneurship even as a busy mom who knows as well as anyone there is never enough time in the day!
Though we may not see grass again until May, don’t miss out on this Spring’s greatest new asset- SPORTS ATTIC – a new sporting goods store in Westport offering concierge fittings services, and both NEW and QUALITY PRE-OWNED equipment. Finally, a one stop shop for buying (and selling!) all things sports!
Not sure what to feed everyone at the end of a long snow day? Rebecca Oren – local mom and chef strikes again! Try a frittata—a delicious and simple way to use up WHATEVER is in your fridge or pantry.
Europe gets a lot right – year long maternity leave, French bread, naps mid-day in Spain…Good news! The Parent Collective (TPC) offers classes locally – stemming from amazing experiences in the UK – designed to provide information, foster open discussion and establish connections among families living in close proximity with children born- or due- at the same time.
If you’re looking for a fun, kid-friendly recipe for St. Patty’s day, check out local chef, Anna Gass’ Irish Soda Bread recipe; this one shouldn’t be missed!