For those who don’t know (we didn’t!), 3/21 happens to be Down Syndrome Awareness Day. 321… 3 copies of the 21st chromosome that make up Down Syndrome. In honor of this day, we want to highlight Halle, an incredible 5 year old girl born with Down syndrome who after several years at Stepping Stones will be attending KHS for Kindergarten next fall! For those who know Halle, she is a firecracker, whose spirit and energy could make anyone’s day. Thank you to her incredible mom, Caroline, for sharing their story, and for reminding us that what’s really surprising about being different sometimes are the similarities…the many ways in which we aren’t different at all.
You’ve probably been hearing a lot about CBD—aka Cannabidiol, or one of the chemical compounds found in the Cannabis Sativa plant with health benefits including reduced anxiety, depression, pain and insomnia—without the psychotropic effects associated with smoking marijuana. Recently, we heard about The Press Pause Project, a line of CBD rich products made for and by women. See what we learned!
Are you tired of zoodles and cauliflower rice? Palmini – hearts of palm linguine – is the best pasta alternative we have yet to find, and we have local mom, and nutritionist, Robin Barrie, to thank! Learn about Palmini and Robin’s two favorite recipes she makes with it weekly!
Don’t miss The Westport Young Woman’s League (WYWL) will host the 41st annual Minute Man Race on Sunday, April 28, 2019! Warm-up and events include a certified USA Track and Field 10K Run and 5K Run, and 5K Walk and Kids Fun Run! Register now!
If anyone has been by the Westport train station lately, you’ve likely noticed Haus of Pretty Salon. Founder, Kelsey Morey, opened this salon following her passion, and will be the Keynote speaker at the March 7th JDRF Catwalk Fashion Show, focused on fundraising for those living with Type 1 Diabetes.
Don’t miss these great skin-related tips and tricks for taking care of your little ones from CT Derm expert, Elizabeth Gaines!