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Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Cheers to Summer! We love a good Sangria in the warmer weather, and depending on the setting or food pairing, have served it in white, red or rose varieties. This Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria from The BakerMama is not only refreshing, but decorated with a patriotic,...

How to Prevent Summer Slide

How to Prevent Summer Slide

Summer is finally here! It’s time for students to kick back and relax before preparing for the next school year. For many students, summer break means unwinding and focusing on having fun! Unfortunately, taking time away from learning can have a significant negative...

Meet the Dad Behind Get Joy, Good Food For Dogs!

Meet the Dad Behind Get Joy, Good Food For Dogs!

Moms who are mothers to both human kids and fur babies known that we’d do anything for our pets (and our kids!). That’s why we related so much to the story of Tom Arrix, a former Facebook executive who launched Get Joy in 2018 after his family’s pup, Cooper, was...

Meet the Founder of Gatsby Chocolate!

Meet the Founder of Gatsby Chocolate!

  If you’re a chocolate lover but not so sweet on extra calories, you’ll definitely want to know about our newest find, Gatsby Chocolate! Founded by Doug Bouton, the cofounder of Halo Top ice cream, Gatsby Chocolate is the lowest-calorie chocolate you can buy....

Insider Tips on Making Jewelry Investment with NicoleHD

Insider Tips on Making Jewelry Investment with NicoleHD

  At NicoleHD Jewelry, our mission is to make high quality fine jewelry accessible to everyone. Our founder Nicole Hendelman-Dersovitz comes from a family of jewelers and has rocked the jewelry industry for over 3 decades – so you can trust she knows that when...

Virtual Activities Guide

Virtual Activities Guide

When it comes to educational opportunities for our children, flexibility is key! Virtual Learning can be highly adaptable and often a more efficient way to meet students where they are academically, emotionally, and socially. Kids can learn on their own schedule, and...

Laura’s Lean: Mom’s Little Secret

Laura’s Lean: Mom’s Little Secret

Photo Credits: Elizabeth Lim of Beach Cities Moms Before we were moms, we didn’t realize one of the hardest parts of motherhood would be coming up with what to make for dinner Every. Single. Night. Pre-kids, cooking was a hobby, something we enjoyed doing as a break...

Top Aesthetic Issues Mothers Face

Top Aesthetic Issues Mothers Face

I know you’ve heard the expression to put your oxygen mask on first prior to assisting your children. As mothers, our brains are not programmed that way. It takes a conscious effort to think of ourselves first. On the other hand, to be the best mother we can be, we...

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,...

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