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...

Meet the Moms Behind The Pickup Line

Meet the Moms Behind The Pickup Line

 Busy moms know that the few minutes you wait in the school pickup line can be some of the only quiet ones you have all day. That’s the idea behind THE PICKUP LINE, a new newsletter and podcast that quickly recaps the day’s news and shares fun stories for moms...

6 Mistakes Most Toddler Parents Make

6 Mistakes Most Toddler Parents Make

 Toddlers are cavemen. If you’re reading this and are actually parenting a toddler, you probably don’t need further explanation. You’re familiar with the grunting, the lack of table manners, the random tantrums and general refusal to express emotions in a civilized...

Meet A Mom: Cristin

Meet A Mom: Cristin

I met Cristin on a local Facebook Group for Moms as she and her husband were considering selling their house and building something new. We got to know each other a bit through that process and we had such a good time! She's got the sweetest kids and I'm so excited to...

Meet-a-Mom: Karolina Kurkova

Meet-a-Mom: Karolina Kurkova

Over the last few decades, Karolina Kurkova has made a name for herself with a hugely successful modeling career. Her resume includes highlights such as twenty-five Vogue magazine covers, being named a Victoria’s Secret Angel and completing massive campaigns with...

Meet A Mom: Kathryn

Meet A Mom: Kathryn

Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? I’m originally from Birmingham AL. Moved to Nashville in 2013 when I met Leroy…so 6 years? Children? Ages?  I have two daughters. Athena is 4 and Glory is almost 2. Anyone special you’d like to thank for helping...

Camp Takajo

Camp Takajo

This is our sixth story in our camp series on some of our favorite sleepaway camps across the country.Camp Takajo is an all-boys seven-week overnight camp located on Long Lake in the picturesque Sebago Lakes region of southern Maine in the town of Naples. Since 1947,...

May Festival Guide

May Festival Guide

May has a lot to offer in Nashville. Multiple events every weekend. Check out our festival guide to find fun for the whole family!

Interview with Kelle Hampton, Author, Blogger & Mom

Interview with Kelle Hampton, Author, Blogger & Mom

I wrote things like “Everything’s going to be okay” and “We are going to take this unexpected gift, and we are going to make something beautiful of it!,” and just writing those things and practicing playing the version of myself I wanted to be gave me strength, and transformed me into that strong mom who truly believed the things she wrote.

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