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Celebrating 10 Years of Out and About Mom

Ten years ago today, Mandy published her very first post on this blog and Out and About Mom was born! I’ve been thinking about how to commemorate this day for months now– such a HUGE milestone for us! But between coordinating busy camp schedules for three kiddos, doing our best to catch up with friends <…>


The Matriarchy with The Parents’ Place in Hartford

Thank you to The Parents’ Place for offering Audrey a series of complimentary class sessions for the purpose of writing this post. All opinions expressed by this blogger are 100% her own. Hello Out and About Mom readers! I come to you today with an entry unlike any I’ve written for this blog before: it <…>


Connecticut Summer at the Museum – Free Admission for Kids

We’ve got some breaking news on the blog today! Have you heard? Now through September 6, Connecticut children age 18 and under plus one accompanying adult can visit participating museums FREE of charge through the Connecticut Summer at the Museum program. This program is part of Governor Lamont’s plan to use recovery funds to provide students <…>


5 Fantastic Spray Parks in (and Around) CT

Spray Parks are a toddler mom’s best friend! Often FREE to visit, these tot-friendly spots offer all the cool down potential of a swim without the stress that accompanies taking your non-swimmers to a pool, pond or any other body of water deeper than your backyard baby pool. So today we’re rating our favorite hot <…>

2021 Summer Bucket List for the Connecticut Mom

The unofficial start of summer has arrived and we are ready to help you plan your season of fun! After nearly a decade of blogging, we’ve traveled to dozens of Connecticut towns, scoped out hundreds of destinations and taken thousands of pictures. And each year we’ve enjoyed looking back through our favorites to compile our <…>

Hello Out and About Mom readers! Audrey here with my first post in ALMOST TWO YEARS. My goodness, the time has flown. Bug and Bean are 7 and 3 respectively now and while we’ve been busy, we’ve been far from “out and about” this past year. But now summer has all but arrived and we’re <…>

This post has been sponsored by The Parents’ Place. All opinions expressed by this blogger are 100% her own. Hi friends! This is a really exciting day on the blog because we’ve got a special guest post from Rachel Taylor– friend, fellow mom and founder of The Parents’ Place, an organization devoted to helping moms <…>

We are coming up on celebrating a decade of blogging on Out and About Mom this summer! Which means we’ve had over a decade of Mother’s Days to explore family-friendly destinations for honoring this special day. And what could be better than an afternoon out with the family PLUS no cooking and, even better, no <…>

Psst! We’ve got a fun little surprise for you at the end of this post! Scroll down to find an illustrated Nature Walk Scavenger Hunt that you can take with you on this, or any outdoor adventure! Family hikes definitely seem to have been a rising trend in 2020 as we all (desperately) looked for <…>

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