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Ask A Connecticut Expert: How To Find The Perfect Babysitter

Expert Tane Trimble, owner of Tane’s Lil World Daycare, will provide you with some guidance and tips in making the right decision on the perfect babysitter.

07/31/2015

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Top Public Pools In Connecticut

The Summer months can bring some intense hot weather; most people look for the quickest and most convenient ways to stay cool without being trapped in their home under an AC unit or fan. The more popular resolve is an indoor or outdoor public pool. This list provides the Top Public Pools in Connecticut.

07/17/2015

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Top Free Summer Activities For Kids In Connecticut

Finding activities to keep your children busy during the summer can be difficult, especially with admission costs adding up. Having fun this summer does not mean you have to break the bank. Children’s activities across the state of Connecticut have free admission or are open to the public. Check out the listing below for a variety of free activities for children this summer.

07/10/2015

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Top Fourth Of July Events In Connecticut

When the calendar marks July 1, get ready for an abundance of events headed your way with entertainment, food, family fun and of course – fireworks. It’s no secret that the 4th of July is a day of celebration that can sometimes turn into a week or a full month’s worth of fun and excitement, and Connecticut has plenty going on. Here are some of the Top Fourth of July events in Connecticut.

06/27/2015

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Top Fireworks In Connecticut

With the Fourth of July upon us, there are several places to go and watch a stunning display of fireworks. Some may not necessarily on the day, but definitely celebratory nonetheless, with higher than expected results. We take a look at Connecticut’s finest, and most fun, places to go including festivals and fairs, a town celebration, an amusement park, and even a baseball game.

06/26/2015

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Family Guide To The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

Explorers of marine life look forward to their visits to their local aquarium. The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk makes this experience fun for the entire family with so many activities and workshops to choose from. This Family Guide to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk will assist you in creating family memories full of adventure.

06/19/2015

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Top Skate Parks In Connecticut

A variety of skate parks are designed and built around the state for skateboarding, in-line skating, and bikes. Some provide outdoor entertainment while others create an indoor spot to escape the weather blues. With various surfaces from concrete to asphalt, skateboarders can take their pick of the best park around. Parks range from free admission to low daily prices.

06/05/2015

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Top Tennis Courts In Connecticut

Connecticut offers some of the best tennis courts in the country, with facilities ranging from high-end clubs to classic style centers with a community and family based feel. Amenities included youth and adult programs and leagues, private lessons, and strictly outdoor courts. There is something for every tennis fan regardless of age or playing level. Some private, some open to the public, we take a look at some of the best tennis courts there is to offer.

05/29/2015

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Top Family-Friendly Museum Exhibits In Connecticut

Connecticut has plenty of fascinating museums that the whole family will love. Consider spending an afternoon with the kids checking out one of these engrossing, accessible exhibits at some of the state’s best museums.

05/12/2015

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5 Best Places To Get Mother’s Day Gifts

Some may say that Mother’s Day is everyday but according to the calendar, it truly only comes around once a year. So you only get one shot to show that special mom in your life just how much she means to you. Here are some great ideas to help you start the planning.

05/08/2015

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