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Press Pause Helping Moms Take a Moment for Themselves

Press Pause Helping Moms Take a Moment for Themselves

As moms, it can often seem like we’re taking care of everyone – the kids, our partner and even family pets – before we remember to take pay attention to our own needs. We’re not even talking about luxury self-care practices, like manicures or massages (although we...

5 Tips for the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Party!

5 Tips for the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Party!

Cheers to Spring—and what better way to kick off the season than with a killer Cinco de Mayo fiesta? We recently threw together a soirée with a little help from 21Seeds, a female-founded infused tequila brand we love, and our talented friends at Habitual Hostess. Here...

Meet a Dad: Skier Bode Miller

Meet a Dad: Skier Bode Miller

Skier Bode Miller is a gold medal-winning five time Olympian, a dad of eight and a tireless advocate, with his wife Morgan, for pool safety. After their 19-month-old daughter Emeline drowned in June 2018, the family has spoken out about the layers of safety measures...

Spring Must-Haves!

Spring Must-Haves!

Anyone else *more* than ready to swap winter coats and sweaters for spring dresses and tops? We asked designer Katie Fong Biglin, for her go-to picks for the season. All of them are mom-friendly (read: easy to style) and many of them are perfect for pregnancy and...

Top Ten Family Vacation Ideas for 2022

Top Ten Family Vacation Ideas for 2022

Top 10 Family Vacations Ideas for 2022! Traveling as a family is one of the most fun and enriching things you can do with your children. From beach vacations to cultural journeys to rustic adventures, there are so many wonderful options for every interest and budget....

Earth Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate with Kids!

Earth Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate with Kids!

  Earth Day is April 22, and all of us at The Local Moms Network love celebrating with our kids—but try to keep it genuinely fun. Depending on the age of your little ones, celebrating Earth Day may be as simple as going for a walk outside in the stroller or as in...

Meet Nicole: Founder of NicoleHD Jewelry

Meet Nicole: Founder of NicoleHD Jewelry

We’re so excited to introduce Nicole Hendelman-Dersovitz, a mompreneur and the founder of NicoleHD Jewelry. Nicole has been in the jewelry industry her entire life and over the past 3 decades, she’s become an icon, shaking-up the fine jewelry industry by creating a...

Get Fabulous Spring Photos with Shoott!

Get Fabulous Spring Photos with Shoott!

As moms, we’re usually behind the camera instead of in front of it. While that means that our phones are full of fun photos and memories of our families, we unfortunately aren’t *in* any of those photos. Shoott, a female-run company making professional photography...

Simple Spring Salad

Simple Spring Salad

With the weather warming up and schedules getting busier, we're all about throwing together quick salads—and this spring version from Rachael Mahoney of Kinney Lane, a Greenwich, CT-based healthy prepared meal delivery business, is at the top of our list. "This salad...

Meet Michelle Brandriss

Meet Michelle Brandriss

When Michelle Brandriss’s son was starting daycare, she faced a challenge many daycare, school and camp parents have—missing clothing and other belongings. “Cooper started at daycare with name labels created from masking tape and sharpie markers, but as you all know,...

Lemon Cake

Lemon Cake

  This Lemon Yogurt Cake from The Local Moms Network Contributor Kathleen "Kat" Ashmore just feels like Spring to us! Perfect for Easter or any Spring soiree, it can be made gluten-free and topped with either a lemon glaze or more decadent buttercream, depending...

Get Better Sleep

Get Better Sleep

Sleep and skincare are two things that have become more important to many of us since becoming moms. Whether you’re waking up with babies, waiting up for teenagers, or simply burning the candle at both ends, good sleep is priceless. Skincare, too, becomes more...

Kids Books About Strong Women

Kids Books About Strong Women

This story was contributed by Library Mom Rosemary D’Urso. Follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks and head to  Librarymom.com for more book picks for kids!   It’s Women’s History Month and I have the perfect picture book biographies to wow and inspire children!...

Rainbow Cheesecake

Rainbow Cheesecake

We love this colorful cheesecake for St. Patrick's Day, an alternative to a birthday cake or any time you need to mix up a little cheer. It does need to chill overnight, so grab these ingredients below and click through for the full instructions from food blogger and...

Meet a Mom: Ruth Mirabella of Melody and Motion

Meet a Mom: Ruth Mirabella of Melody and Motion

This week's Meet-a-Mom is Ruth Mirabella of Melody and Motion. Read our interview with this amazing  Mom and her journey to finding her passion for teaching. Check out her wonderful classes and sign up for a spring session www.MelodyandMotionMT.com How many children...

Gua Sha 101

Gua Sha 101

This story was contributed by our wellness columnist, Michelle Calarco. By now you’ve likely come across a Gua Sha video on social media where you’ve watched someone massage their face with a stone and wondered what was going on. We wanted to get to the bottom of why...

Meet-A-Mom: Artist and Jewelry Designer Jaclyn Beckerman

Meet-A-Mom: Artist and Jewelry Designer Jaclyn Beckerman

This week’s Meet-a-Mom features Denville’s own Jaclyn Beckerman, Mom of two, artist, designer, and owner of Jaclyn Nicole Designs. Read to find out how she pushed through a dark time in her life to truly finding herself and her passion.

Meet-a-Mom: Andrea Jagaric

Meet-a-Mom: Andrea Jagaric

  This week’s Meet a Mom interview is with Andrea Jagaric, the Chief Design Officer of Aerie, Offline and Unsubscribed. This mom of two has over three decades of experience in the fashion industry, including executive positions at American Eagle, Abercrombie...

Leprechaun Snack Board

Leprechaun Snack Board

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We love a good snack board, and one that’s cute enough for a party and gets our kids to eat more veggies? That’s like finding a pot of gold. The BakerMama’s Leprechaun Snack Board is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day. It’s full of healthy veggies,...

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