School is almost out for summer which means that your kids will have unlimited time for fun (within the boundaries you’ve set). The Coastal Orthopedics team always encourages your children to get outside, get active, and most importantly have fun! There are so many summer activities to choose from such as going on bike rides, playing on the playground, swimming, riding a skateboard and so much more. While it can seem like all fun and games, we advise that you take some precautions first!
Reclaim Your Summer with Confidence! Summer may look different for everyone this year. Find your balance with must-know tips as you plan for a memorable summer with your family. From travel safety pointers to tick and sun protection, Connecticut Children’s pediatric experts share resources to plan for a fun and safe summer.
Here’s a fun idea from our partner Mosquito Squad to get outside and enjoy your backyard this summer! We give you Backyard Bingo!
Greenwich Moms & Psychologist Reon Baird, PhD, shares her advice.
Enjoy your summer with safe bug spray and other products.
The Russian School of Mathematics (RSM) is an award-winning, after-school math program for K-12 students. Learn more about the program and upcoming sessions here!
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Toddler truth: Tantrums usually peak at 18 to 24 months, subside a bit, then crest again around 3.5 years. So, knowing how to prevent—and quell—these meltdowns now will for-sure pay off in spades down the road.
We speak with Maxim Dlugey about bringing a world-class chess institution to Greenwich.
Choosing the right diaper for your family can feel like a daunting task— We asked you to share your most pressing questions on Instagram, then tapped the experts at our personal favorite diaper brand, Coterie, to help us make sense of it all.
Whether divorce or other circumstances – such as illness or death – leave you to independently manage your finances, knowing your family’s finances now will provide you with protection in the future. Depending on the dynamics in your family around financial matters, it may be a difficult conversation to initiate. So, before you get into it, consider the following important topics shared by family law firm Broder, Orland, Murray & DeMattie LLC as an introduction to a discussion with your spouse.
If you have a child going to camp this summer, Name Bubbles is a mom-founded brand that can help you stay organized! These Made in the USA custom name labels were created in Michelle Brandriss’s basement when her son Cooper was starting daycare. Cooper is now 15, and Name Bubbles is a team of twenty working on orders that ship to all 50 states and around the world, with labels for everyone from babies to teens.
This new local business launched during the pandemic; meet the two moms who started it.
This Olympic gold medalist is a father of eight with amazing advice on raising resilient kids.
When you are going through a divorce involving children, it may be difficult to think about long-term plans. Children grow up faster than you expect, and before you know it they will be considering college or some other post-secondary training. Planning for college tuition should be part of the divorce process, and Connecticut law allows courts to order parents to help pay for their children’s education expenses.The attorneys at Ferro & Battey, LLC can help guide you through this process so feel free to reach out to them at 203-424-0482 to learn more about how to navigate this challenging time.
Middle and high school are critical periods in any young person’s life, as these are the years that will help shape the person they will become. Selecting a school for this formative time comes down to a series of choices — about academic quality, community, values, relationships, extracurricular pursuits, college placement and more. So the question arises: What is the best environment for this experience to take place? We invite you to meet some of our Hopkins parents, as they share their thoughts about the transformative education and close community they’ve found at Hopkins School.
For Women’s History Month, add these to your bedtime story routine.
Your child has probably heard about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and they may have seen disturbing footage on the news or on social media. This raises a question that parents often struggle with after scary and tragic events: What’s the best way to talk to kids about the news while also managing your own emotions as parents? Connecticut Children’s developmental pediatrician Robert D. Keder, MD, shares advice.
Shake up your go-to game list with our faves and others from families of The Local Moms Network.
Greenwich Mom & psychologist Reon Baird-Feldman shares her tips.