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Healing the Mother Daughter Relationship

From Tension to Tenderness — healing the Mother Daughter relationship

It’s been said that one of the toughest relationships in the world is the one between mothers and adult daughters. I can vouch for that. My daughter, Laurie, and I love each other but in the past I drove her… Read More

Four-Legged Fosters–Helping shelter animals from their forever homes

Fostering a shelter animal can be a life-changing experience—not only for the pet, but for you as well. Shelters and adoption centers use fostering for a variety of reasons: to free up space, allow an animal recovery time from an… Read More

Our Fur Babies

The bond between humans and their pets is a strong one. Science has proven that we love our pets in a way that eerily similar to the way we love our children. When a pet gazes at its owner, oxytocin… Read More

Learning for Life–Pushing past fear for lifetime enrichment

The first time Gini Fischer stepped into a four-person shell as part of a rowing crew, she was 54 years old and not entirely confident. “At first it was disconcerting,” she says. “No one knew what they were doing.” Fischer… Read More

Ten Minutes with a Travel Show Executive Producer

Mercedes Velgot was born in Chicago to a doctor father and a nurse mother, both of whom were immigrants from the Philippines. Her father instilled in her a love of travel and adventure from an early age, which serves Velgot… Read More

Dog Paddle – A Wilton dog shares his swimming story

My name is Duncan aka Dunkie-doo. I’m a dog. A yellow Labrador, to be precise. Okay, full disclosure, I’m really a Labrador mix from a shelter in South Carolina. My human mom, fell in love with my picture online seven… Read More

Not Just for Kids VR Technology is BEING embraced by Seniors

Imagine viewing the stunning spectacle of the Aurora Borealis, exploring the pyramids of Giza, and walking amongst hundreds of penguins in the Antarctic all on the same day. You no longer need to be a jet-setting billionaire to enjoy these… Read More

The Art of It – Sparrow

Like many artists, Alissa Siegal’s paintings hang in numerous galleries, private homes, corporate collections, and universities, but her art has also appeared in the movies, notably The Bounty Hunter and Something Borrowed. “I am constantly experimenting and evolving my… Read More

The World Is Waiting – An annual guide to the area’s diverse selection of private schools

Every year we put together a comprehensive list of the private schools in the area to help arm parents with important information for making decisions on their child’s education. The list is extensive and does include all boys, all girls,… Read More

From the Ground Up – Wilton Farmers Market has Something for Everyone

It’s harvest time, so why not head over to the Wilton Farmers Market and pick up some fresh, locally grown fruits and veggies? You can also sip a healthy beverage, grab a bite to eat, or pick up a unique… Read More
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