Host to Perfection’s Naked Lime Cake

Host to Perfection’s Naked Lime Cake

Sisters Barbara and Carolina are the talented entertaining experts behind Host to Perfection. Their Instagram feed is pure inspiration, and this Greenwich, CT-based duo now have almost 40,000 followers getting ideas from their tablescapes, recipes and more. The women...

NYC with Kids: What You Need to Know for a Fabulous Trip

NYC with Kids: What You Need to Know for a Fabulous Trip

This story originally appeared on Palm Beach Moms—thank you to our sister site for sharing this amazing guide to NYC!Where to sleep:The Plaza – Sleep in a piece of history; built in 1907, it has lost none of its original luster. If you really want to indulge, book the...

Swim Safety: 10 Things to Know to Protect Your Kids

Swim Safety: 10 Things to Know to Protect Your Kids

Summertime is the best time, but with fun days spent around pools, beaches and lakes, most moms are also concerned with water safety—and for good reason. “Drowning is responsible for more deaths among children ages one to four than any other cause except birth...

July Festival Guide

July Festival Guide

  More big events this month! Check it out... Let Freedom Sing! Music City July 4th visitmusiccity.com/July4th July 3rd & 4th @ Various Locations Music City Hot Chicken Festival http://hot-chicken.com/festival/#.XRT8hi3Mz-Y July 4th @ East Park Bluegrass...

The Power of a Smile- and a Mother

The Power of a Smile- and a Mother

When Lisa Lori’s first son, Zack (now 18) was born, the doctors told her he had a rare condition, facial paralysis, which would impact his ability to not only move his face (including the capacity to form a smile), but also to eat and speak properly. Her other sons,...

Meet a Mom: Micaela Birmingham of Scary Mommy

Meet a Mom: Micaela Birmingham of Scary Mommy

Launched in 2008, Scary Mommy is a guilty pleasure for millions of moms—including us. The site's intelligent take on tough mom issues are must-reads, and its no holds barred video series (from Momsplained to Preggo Nancy) is addictive. So we couldn’t wait to speak...

Meet a Mom: Lake Bell

Meet a Mom: Lake Bell

We’re calling it now: One of the biggest movies for kids this summer is bound to be The Secret Life of Pets 2, which is out June 7 and which we recently previewed.  Clever writing, skilled animation and smart messages (a warning about helicopter parenting is a theme...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s In Goop Health Summit: 9 Takeaways

Gwyneth Paltrow’s In Goop Health Summit: 9 Takeaways

After  attending the recent In Goop Health Summit in Los Angeles, The Local Moms Network’s Megan Sullivan came back inspired and ready to share some of her takeaways with our team and followers. She says the decision to go was easy. “I am a huge fan of Gwyneth Paltrow...

Meet a Mom: Evangeline Lilly

Meet a Mom: Evangeline Lilly

We love a mama who thinks and acts outside the box, and that’s a category Evangeline Lilly fits squarely in. You may know her as the effervescently beautiful star of the cult favorite television series Lost, for which she was nominated for a Golden Globe. Currently,...

2019 Summer Reading Guide

2019 Summer Reading Guide

 If we’re being real here, summer reading for moms can be a bit of a pipe dream, particularly for those of us who have young kids (as in, you need to be 100 percent focused on them to keep them alive). Or kids with crazy sports schedules. Or full-time jobs. Etc., etc....

Hot Dog Bar

Hot Dog Bar

    Besides ice cream, there are few foods that scream “summer” more than hot dogs, right? So on this summer kick-off weekend, we wanted to share this adorable hot dog bar from one of our favorite food bloggers, Jessica Merchant of How Sweet Eats. Mom to Max, 4 and...

June Festival Guide

June Festival Guide

Happy June, Mamas! Some of our favorite events are this month. If you can stand the heat, get out and do! Big Band Dances at Centennial Park...

6 Apps to Organize Your Busy #MomLife

6 Apps to Organize Your Busy #MomLife

 This story originally appeared on one of The Local Moms Network local sites, West University Moms. Between shuffling kiddos to school, their activities, appointments, exercise, work and never-ending errands, many of us moms feel rushed and anxious. Although we try...

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