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New Hartford Mom Grateful To Others For Donor Tissue For Breast Reconstruction

New Hartford Mom Grateful To Others For Donor Tissue For Breast Reconstruction

Amy Creaco was 29 years old with four small kids, when she discovered a lump in her breast. "We were on vacation, swimming, and I felt it...

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Scared Parents in a Safe World

Every time I say that the reason we think it's not safe to let the kids play outside unsupervised is the 24-hour news cycle, nobody ever...

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What Do You Learn From Your Kids' Books?

What Do You Learn From Your Kids' Books?

Here's one good thing about the recent snowy, freezing winter: it was perfect reading weather.  My...

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CT Woman Creates 'Momford County'

CT Woman Creates 'Momford County'

A local mom, Angelina Capalbo of Unionville, has created a web site called Momford County: Sharing...

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Turn on the TV!

"I probably watched too much TV when I was little, and I turned out ok." Direct quote from my husband. It's one of the many subjects we...

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Mother Fighting To Overcome Effects of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease

The signs were slight at first. "I would be standing at the sink doing dishes and my toe would just twitch and twitch," says Jennifer Bona,...

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Do's & Don'ts of Tantrums

Three is proving to be a challenging year for my oldest daughter, and if I'm being honest, me as well.

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Canton PE Teacher Promotes Outdoor Fitness For Her Teen Students

Canton PE Teacher Promotes Outdoor Fitness For Her Teen Students

It's a cold Tuesday morning in Canton, and snow still covers the property surrounding the high school. It's been a long winter, especially...

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National Nutrition Month

Do your children turn their nose up at anything green? Or, maybe they'd rather live on a diet of chicken nuggets and pizza.  As a mom...

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Got a Thumb Sucker?  A CT Mom Has Solution!

Got a Thumb Sucker? A CT Mom Has Solution!

Does your child suck his thumb?  It's very common:  15% of kids in the United States between the ages of 5 and 9 years partake...

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CT Mom Helps High Schoolers With Ad Campaign

She calls it a "real world project".

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Fresh Air Therapy

Ahhh! It's been three straight days of walks, and boy did I need them!

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Mama's Got an Interview!

Mama's Got an Interview!

Maybe you used to work full time before you had kids, or switched to part time and want to increase your hours now that the kids are in...

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Paddington Teaches CT Kids To 'Be Homeful'

The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness

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Princess and the Prom Accepting Dresses, Volunteers

Hey, Moms: do you still have bridesmaid dresses in the closet? Or did your daughter head to college, leaving behind a bevy of fancy frocks...

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Like A Girl, The Sequel

Like A Girl, The Sequel

"You throw like a girl!"

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Food Allergy Experts Clarify Recent LEAP Study

Food Allergy Experts Clarify Recent LEAP Study

The recent release of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study,...

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World Birth Defects Day

World Birth Defects Day

Today is the first-ever World Birth Defects Day.

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SCSU Needs Volunteers for Autism Project

SCSU Needs Volunteers for Autism Project

Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven - in partnership with...

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Free Demo of Music Together

Free Demo of Music Together

Kids of all ages are moving to the beat of Music Together, a research based international program that brings families together.

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Students Working With Parents Of Sick Children To Hold Dance Marathon Fundraiser For CCMC

Students Working With Parents Of Sick Children To Hold Dance Marathon Fundraiser For CCMC

Young adults stay up all night, dancing and socializing, until they literally can't stand anymore. A wild college bender? Nope. The...

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New Study: Breastfed Babies Have Lower Exposure to Arsenic

New Study: Breastfed Babies Have Lower Exposure to Arsenic

A new study, by Dartmouth College researchers, shows babies that are...

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R.E.A.D. Program

R.E.A.D. Program

"Dogs are magic", says Denise Bolduc, a licensed R.E.A.D. Instructor.

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West Hartford Mom Creates Leggings Line For New Mothers' Changing Bodies

West Hartford Mom Creates Leggings Line For New Mothers' Changing Bodies

The weeks following the birth of a baby are incredibly tough on a woman's body. She is tired, sore, often nursing and self-conscious about...

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Nap Time!

Nap Time!

Nap time.

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So Much Snow: Here Are Cures For Cabin Fever

So Much Snow: Here Are Cures For Cabin Fever

I don't know about your kids but mine need some suggestions for new activities in the snow.

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Please Winter, Go Away!

Please Winter, Go Away!

Please Winter, Go Away!

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Snowy Valentine's Day Muffins

I wanted to bake something sweet for my kiddoes today, but I know that I usually end up eating more cookies or whatever than they do,...

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Parents Fight For Daughter and Others With Rare Cancer

Parents Fight For Daughter and Others With Rare Cancer

Emily Ricker Sullivan of West Hartford is struck by her daughter's kindness. Kiley overheard a little girl crying in a hospital room at...

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A Son Takes Out The Trash On A Snow Day, Warming His Mother's Heart

A Son Takes Out The Trash On A Snow Day, Warming His Mother's Heart

Even amid all the challenges for a child living with autism, there are glimpses of reminders that inside there is a typical kid who just...

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Lawmakers Debate Fining Parents of Obese Children

Lawmakers Debate Fining Parents of Obese Children

How would you like to be fined if your child doesn't lose weight and someone else thinks he/she needs to?

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Help 'SteveSongs' Name That Tune!

Help 'SteveSongs' Name That Tune!

Old Saybrook singer, Steve Roslonek, has been a fixture on PBS Kids

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Totally Cool Live Owl Cam

Don't tell my boss, but I have been recently become riveted by

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Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day

At the ages of three and one, my daughters don't yet log a lot of internet hours.  But, that doesn't mean anytime they're allowed,...

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Honoring a True Motivator

Here is a lovely tribute to a teacher/...

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On Education


Sarah Cody
My boys have expanded my world in many, many ways. I know I'm supposed to discourage potty humor but, truthfully, I find it pretty funny, too. Read more…

Teresa M. Pelham
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Kristin Callinan
For 15 years, I spent my days rushing to make deadline. Now the most important thing in my world is my children. Read more…
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