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Family Vacation & Sleep: How to Deal

Family Vacation & Sleep: How to Deal

It’s family vacay season, and while making memories is fun, the sleep disruptions that kids (and as a result, parents) encounter while away are not as enjoyable. We spoke to Craig Canapari, MD, a Yale Medicine pediatric sleep expert and author of It's Never Too Late...

Extra Basil in Your Garden? 5 Fresh Recipes to Try!

Extra Basil in Your Garden? 5 Fresh Recipes to Try!

Basil is one of our favorite summer flavors, and this time of year, home gardens are overflowing with it. Megan Sullivan of The Local Moms Network has shared her favorite ways to use the basil in her own home garden in Greenwich, CT.1. PestoWe love pesto because it...

Summer Snacks from Scouted!

Summer Snacks from Scouted!

This content was provided by Shilpa Rosenberry, founder of Scouted and a regular contributor for The Local Moms Network. Scouted is a New Canaan, CT-based social network designed to cut through the clutter on grocery store shelves. Basically, Shilpa’s site and...

Part 2: College Admission Series

Part 2: College Admission Series

 Welcome to Part 2 of our College Admission series! Part 1 looked at exactly how competitive college admission is these days—and why. Plus, whether the industry experts were surprised by the recent bribing scandals (spoiler alert: no). But it’s not all bad news. We...

Build the Perfect “She Shed”

Build the Perfect “She Shed”

  This story originally appeared on Southern Motion, a manufacturer of high-quality reclining furniture.  Man Caves, where men have their own space to relax, watch TV, and enjoy their hobbies, have been around for ages. But isn’t it time for the ladies to have a piece...

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...

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,...

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide for Kids!

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide for Kids!

As a follow up to our Summer Reading Guide for Moms, we decided to put together a Summer Reading Guide for Kids, with recommendations from some of our moms across the country that make up The Local Moms Network. Check out their picks and freshen your reading routine...

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...

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