5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

5 Ways to Get Kids to Wear Masks

With many schools requiring kids to wear masks, teaching kids to keep their mask on is going hand in hand with teaching ABCs and geometry. Help your child’s teacher by encouraging your kids with these easy tips! Practice During Screen TimeWe’ve hearing this tip giving...

Essay: The Not New Normal

Essay: The Not New Normal

​   None of the past few months makes much sense, and if you’re like us, you’re getting pretty darn tired. And not the kind of tired a solid 8 hours can fix (even though yes, that would be lovely anyway). It just isn’t normal to…. …Take on more than we ever have,...

Meet a Mom: Chef Alex Guarnaschelli!

Meet a Mom: Chef Alex Guarnaschelli!

You may know Chef Alex Guarnaschelli from her frequent Food Network television appearances, including as a regular judge on Chopped and as an Iron Chef champion. She is also the chef/owner of two critically acclaimed NYC-based  restaurants, Butter and The Darby, and...

Quarantine Lessons

Quarantine Lessons

Moms around the country are hovering around Day 126 (!) of social distancing/quarantine/COVID-era reality. (We won’t call it the “new normal” because literally nothing is normal about this…) Our hearts break for the many families that have lost loved ones, and we...

No-Bake Cheese Cake from Host to Perfection!

No-Bake Cheese Cake from Host to Perfection!

This recipe was contributed by The Local Moms Network Contributor, Host to Perfection!   This No-Bake Cheesecake is so creamy and deliciousm and it’s a great Summer treat! Skip the oven and try this simple, but thick, rich and creamy filling cheesecake. Serve it...

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos from Hip Foodie Mom!

Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos from Hip Foodie Mom!

] Credit: Sunny Frantz Photography Thank you to Hip Foodie Mom for sharing this recipe. Alice Choi, the Pennyslvania-based mom of two behind Hip Foodie Mom, is known for her healthy, fast, weeknight meal ideas. These Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos are one of those go-to...

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun!

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun!

  Popsicles are synonymous with summer, and for good reason—they’re refreshing on hot days, help hydrate kids and adults alike, and are easy to hold, even for tiny toddler hands. While we don’t judge store bought varieties, making them allows you to control the...

Beyond COVID-19: Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

Beyond COVID-19: Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

Of course, coronavirus is on all of our minds this summer, particularly as we look towards the Fall and various back to school plans. But as we spend more time at home and continue to stay safe through social distancing, experts urge parents not to forget about the...

Talking to Kids About Race

Talking to Kids About Race

As we speak to our children about race, it can be hard to know what to say and how to say it. To get some input on how to address these complex issues in a way that kids can understand, we reached out to Dr. Carlin Barnes, MD and Dr. Marketa Wills, MD, MBA, both...

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