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Olive Oil Yogurt Cake Recipe!

Olive Oil Yogurt Cake Recipe!

This versatile brunch recipe is elegant enough to serve guests, but easy enough to make on a Sunday morning with the kids, to pair with coffee all week long. "When I lived in France my host family taught me how to make this insanely delicious and easy Olive Oil Yogurt...

Valentine’s Day Pink Hot Chocolate Sticks!

Valentine’s Day Pink Hot Chocolate Sticks!

Need a festive, easy recipe that the kids will love for Valentine's Day? Try these Valentine's Day Pink Hot Chocolate sticks! There are only 2 ingredients... and they're super simple!   Ingredients: pink melt-able chips, festive sprinkles,festive sticks (bows are...

Yummy Valentine’s Day Smoothie!

Yummy Valentine’s Day Smoothie!

If your family likes to celebrate holidays from morning till night, you’ll love starting your Valentine's Day with this filling (and pink!) strawberry smoothie bowl from Tabitha Blue, a Tampa, Florida-based mom of four who pens the popular Fresh Mommy Blog....

How Not to Hate Your Husband: 5 Things to Do Every Day

How Not to Hate Your Husband: 5 Things to Do Every Day

This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network.  First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes baby….and hating your husband? Doesn’t sound too great, but we can all agree that new factors like exhaustion, lack of personal time and mom guilt aren’t...

Date Night at Home Ideas!

Date Night at Home Ideas!

This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network.  A regular date night out is a great thing, if you can make it happen. As any good therapist (or Instagram meme…) would say, the foundation of your family started with your relationship, so keeping it strong...

Ali Landry’s Healthy Blondies!

Ali Landry’s Healthy Blondies!

There are several schools of thought on the strategy of hiding healthy ingredients in our kids’ favorite foods, to help them get some extra nutrients. If you manage to squeeze in some veggies without your kids seeing, they’ll eat them—but won’t be learning to eat a...

Food Trends to Watch for 2020!

Food Trends to Watch for 2020!

  This story was provided by The Local Moms Network Contributor Shilpa Rosenberry of Scouted Food.  2019 brought us a fair share of innovative food trends – we saw cauliflower chicken tenders, plant-based varieties of jerky and CBD infused food and drinks. So...

Chic Holiday Party: 5 Simple Steps

Chic Holiday Party: 5 Simple Steps

 This story was provided by The Local Moms Network Contributor Host to Perfection.                        “Simplicity is the key note of all true elegance” - Coco Chanel   The Holidays are upon us; the season is all about getting family and friends together....

Elf on the Shelf: 5 Easy Tips to Make It Less Stressful

Elf on the Shelf: 5 Easy Tips to Make It Less Stressful

To read our interview with the founders of Elf on the Shelf, click here. Like basically everything in parenting, Elf on the Shelf can be a blessing and, well, a curse. The cute little guy (or gal) creates instant opportunities for magical holiday memories, it’s...

Deer Valley Roasted Butternut Squash & Bean Enchiladas

Deer Valley Roasted Butternut Squash & Bean Enchiladas

  The Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT, is known for being one of the premiere places to hit the slopes in the United States. Ski magazine has ranked it in the top 3 for over 20 years. But in addition to being known for its amazing downhill action, it’s...

5 Ways for Moms to Stay Happy Over the Holidays

5 Ways for Moms to Stay Happy Over the Holidays

This story was contributed by Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW. Ah…the most wonderful time of the year (wink, wink)! More like the most stressful time of year, especially for all of us "making" the holidays—aka moms. Here are some tips to help actually feel lots of moments of joy...

Cooking with Kids: The Silver Spoon Recipe for Risotto!

Cooking with Kids: The Silver Spoon Recipe for Risotto!

The Silver Spoon cookbook is a cult classic and The Silver Spoon for Children cookbook has also become a hit. Full of fast, healthy Italian meals that kids will love to cook and eat, it’s just been rereleased with updated recipes. This recipe for Beans with Sausages...

Cheetah Prints: Style Inspiration from Whit & Whimsy

Cheetah Prints: Style Inspiration from Whit & Whimsy

One of our fashion contributors, Liz Whitney of the Whit & Whimsy blog, is all about animal prints! In fact, it's more of an obsession. According to Liz, "Whether you call it leopard, cheetah or jaguar it all looks stylish, sassy and current." After some careful...

Bullying: What Parents Need To Know

Bullying: What Parents Need To Know

Did you know that October is National Bullying Prevention Month? Recently, Dr. Allyson Maida, a full-time psychotherapist and Associate Adjunct Professor at St. John’s University’s Criminal Justice Department, spoke on the topic at a local event held at Westport’s...

7 Ways to  Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

7 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

  This original piece was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Tamara Iglesias of Wellynest. Building your child’s self-esteem is not about making them better, it’s about cultivating who they truly are and honoring the authentic growth and expression of...

Pumpkin Turkey Chili from Domestikatedlife!

Pumpkin Turkey Chili from Domestikatedlife!

This story was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Kate Bowler of Domestikatedlife.    PUMPKIN TURKEY CHILI INGREDIENTS Olive Oil 1 Large Yellow Onion, Diced 2 Cloves Of Garlic, Minced 1 Lb. Of Ground Turkey 1 Packet Of Chili Seasoning 2 Tsp. Of Paprika 2...

Easy and Delicious Pancakes!

Easy and Delicious Pancakes!

What’s better than homemade pancakes on a fall weekend? This easy recipe, a family favorite of Megan Sullivan, co-founder of The Local Moms Network, can be customized with nutritious mix-ins (suggested below) and use just a few ingredients you probably already have in...

Vaping: The Latest News For Parents

Vaping: The Latest News For Parents

This story was provided by Yale Medicine.  During a recent media briefing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised people to avoid e-cigarettes while federal and state officials investigate a nationwide outbreak of severe respiratory illnesses...

Anxiety, Kids & Teens: Signs to Know

Anxiety, Kids & Teens: Signs to Know

This original story was provided by The Local Moms Network contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW. For more advice on anxiety and related topics, go to https://www.caitlyndunncounseling.com. Anxiety, the "bully of the brain," at its root is the fear of being out of control....

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