Author: General

Education Reform in Connecticut

This year, the collective elected body of the state of Connecticut passed the most comprehensive education reform package that the state has seen in over a decade. Public Act 12-116, An Act Concerning Educational Reform will impact towns, school districts, magnet schools, charter schools, vocational-agriculture schools, early childhood programs, and teachers. Here are some ways

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Birthday Parties

Let me begin by saying I love birthdays. I love my birthday. I love celebrating other people’s birthdays. I love finding someone the perfect birthday gift (and let’s be honest, receiving one too). What I don’t like are birthday parties. I’m terrible at throwing birthday parties…and I partially blame Pinterest. I just cannot put together the

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A Fun Day Out in Central Connecticut

With two active boys (3 when you include my nephew) it’s rare that we just stay home for an entire day. After a day spent kiddie-poolside on Saturday this weekend, Sunday was the day for an adventure. The day started with a trip by Daddy and Uncle to Neil’s Dounuts and Bake Shop in Wallingford.

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Baby Shower Rally

Recently, there has been discussion about celebrating ‘Birth Days’ or the day that you gave birth to your child. Michelle has stirred up and circulated some wonderful ideas for helping Moms receive credit on these special days. I agree, Moms are an important part of birthdays, and do deserve recognition. Similarly, why is it customary

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This is Me: Sarah

  I’m a part-time working mother to two beautiful, spunky, lovey, and physical girls. I have had two C-Sections and breastfed both of my daughters (for ten months). I supplemented with my first daughter and exclusively breastfed my second daughter. One of my daughters had reoccurring ear infections and a food allergy and the other

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This is Me: Joy

  Ever have an ahhhh moment? Stephanie’s “This Is Me” post made me think.  Think about some of the stuff we don’t always say as moms or some of the things we think others may judge us on, so we just keep it to ourselves.  I think Stephanie’s list also got me thinking about one of my “issue” topics

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