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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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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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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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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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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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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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Nap Time!

Nap time.

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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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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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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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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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Please Winter, Go Away!

Please Winter, Go Away!

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Help 'SteveSongs' Name That Tune!

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

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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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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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Parents of Triplets Grateful For All The Joy And Challenges

Parents of Triplets Grateful For All The Joy And Challenges

Last month, a Montana woman made news after giving birth to identical spontaneous triplets, conceived without the aid of fertility drugs....

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Expose Your Child to the Symphony

Expose Your Child to the Symphony

We accompany our kids during outings involving roller coasters, ski mountains and shopping malls...but, how about classical music?

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Take Your Child To The Library Day

Take Your Child To The Library Day

I had a newborn and a two year old this time last winter and we needed to get out of the house.  "Take them to the library"...

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Best Places To Sled

Best Places To Sled

When I was little, I couldn't wait for the snow!

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Morgan's Fund Receives Grant From Petit Family Foundation

Morgan's Fund Receives Grant From Petit Family Foundation

The Petit Family Foundation recently awarded a $6,337.88 grant to The Morgan...

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Motherhood Inspires Career Change From Teacher To Author

Motherhood Inspires Career Change From Teacher To Author

It's a familiar scenario for many of us. Mansfield's Heather Webb didn't know how to juggle her job as a high school French teacher with...

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Measles Outbreak: Should You Be Worried?

Measles Outbreak: Should You Be Worried?

You've no doubt seen the headlines: Measles Outbreak at Disneyland

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Cutting the Cord

When the school nurse called home to say that you had puked all over the classroom floor, she might not have reached your mom on the...

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Near Due Date During Blizzard?  Read This!

Near Due Date During Blizzard? Read This!

Imagine feeling a contraction in the middle of a blizzard.

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Minister Hopes Homelessness Awareness Nights Will Inspire Teens

Minister Hopes Homelessness Awareness Nights Will Inspire Teens

No doubt, we take our thermostats and down comforters for granted. That's why a group of congregants from churches in the Connecticut...

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The Miracle League of CT Is Looking For Buddies

The Miracle League of CT Is Looking For Buddies

Families are now able to register - through April 1st - for the Miracle League of Connecticut's spring baseball programs.

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Wallingford Girl Being Honored

Wallingford Girl Being Honored

Chelsea Fitzgerald of Wallingford is having a good week.

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Mom friends

Mom friends

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Mother Who Lost Daughter Joins 'Thumbs Up, Phones Down' Campaign

Mother Who Lost Daughter Joins 'Thumbs Up, Phones Down' Campaign

We've all done it. Reached for the phone to chat, check email or text while operating a car. But Bernice Plourde of Southington says, "Stop....

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Science Center Hosts Sensory-Friendly Day

Science Center Hosts Sensory-Friendly Day

Families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities are invited to the Connecticut Science Center's...

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Dedicated Girl Scouts Bring Dog Park To Bethel

Dedicated Girl Scouts Bring Dog Park To Bethel

An idea is becoming a reality for a group of Bethel Girl Scouts, proving kids can...

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Tinky-Winky: Where is he now?

My oldest dude was an impressionable baby when those crazy Teletubbies first appeared on our TV screens in the late 1990s. Mother and son...

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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
I am a freelance writer and mother of three boys. Unless you have three boys you can't imagine how oddly people react when they hear that. Read more…

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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