Westport Businesses Team Up to Keep Camp Mahackeno Alive
Westport’s Earthplace is partnering with the Weston Family Y to host Camp Mahackeno, a summer day camp for kids in Fairfield County on Earthplace grounds. The wildlife sanctuary will be used as an outdoor classroom for campers to learn about and see animals in their natural habitats. There is a day camp for younger campers, which includes field trips, games, and hikes, and a sleepaway or canoeing camp for older kids.
Top 10 Holiday Shows in NYC for Families
Our roundup of kid-friendly NYC holiday shows for the 2012 season includes Broadway and Off-Broadway must-sees, from classic performances such as the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and The Nutcracker to new musicals like A Christmas Story and Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Get all the details on these family-friendly theater performances here.
A Literary Hero in Fairfield
A Wilton mom steps in to preserve the words of other thinking mothers by buying "Brain, Child" magazine, a literary publication that bills itself as "the magazine for thinking mothers."
The Pajama Program Honors 4 Individuals at Annual Awards
Four individuals were honored at the 10th annual Pajama Program Awards on May 9 for their commitment to children's literacy. the Pajama Program has provided more than 1 million new pajamas and books to children in need nationwide.
Family Outing: The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk
The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, the Connecticut-based aquarium dedicated to the Long Island Sound, offers dozens of new reasons to visit. With more interactive exhibits, a wider variety of fish and other creatures, and tons of fun family programs, the aquarium is worth the trip for Fairfield County, CT residents and out-of-towners alike.
More Summer Camp Fun for the Winter Months
As a way to combat the cold winter months and psych your kids (and yourself) up for summer that currently seems just out of reach, we’re bringing camp home with an array of slightly modified camp activities that can easily be implemented indoors. Our official guide starts in the February issue, but as promised we’ve got many more ideas, so here they are…
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Robin Gorman Newman from Motherhood Later discusses how she gives her young son a sense of independence.
Serve the Right Food at Your Child's Birthday Party: Tips from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT
Food at parties seems to be an increasingly challenging issue. Some parents have gone organic, while more kids are diagnosed with allergies and lactose intolerances, and then there is the old-fashioned picky eater. See what advice the experts in Fairfield County, CT, had for parents about serving food at children's birthday parties.