Get Organized in 2020 with Smitten Films!

Get Organized in 2020 with Smitten Films!

How many photos and videos do you have on your phone? 1,000? 5,000? 10,000? For Layla Lisiewski, co-founder of The Local Moms Network, that number is 16,230. Raising three young kids (with a baby on the way) and growing a business didn’t leave her with a lot of time...

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...

Post-Baby Pelvic Health 101!

Post-Baby Pelvic Health 101!

This post was provided by Caryn McAllister, PT, DPT / President & CEO of High Quality Home Therapy. After giving birth, your new bundle will naturally be your top priority. But as they say on airplanes, you need to put your oxygen mask on first. It’s vital to...

Keto-Friendly Nachos!

Keto-Friendly Nachos!

  This easy recipe, perfect for football Sundays and New Year's resolutions, was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Sara Hood.  Sara Hood’s Keto-Friendly Nachos Recipe Ingredients Cheese Crisps (to make, grate cheddar cheese, then bake at 400 degrees,...

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe!

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Men Cookie Recipe!

Melissa d’Arabian has three daughters, and like many of us, baking (and decorating!) cookies is a big part of the holidays. She's always makes sure to have a recipe ready that's safe for anyone who is gluten-free, like one of her daughters. Says Melissa, author of...

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....

2020 Sleepaway Camp Guide

2020 Sleepaway Camp Guide

Spending part of their summer at camp is one of those amazing experiences that will stay with your child forever. Use this guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway options throughout the United States. All of them will help your child gain valuable confidence,...

The Local Moms Network Holiday Gift Guide!

The Local Moms Network Holiday Gift Guide!

Welcome to The Local Moms Network 2019 Holiday Gift Guide! Before kids, we had all our holiday shopping done by (or shortly after) Thanksgiving. Post-kids? We sometimes find ourselves relying on anything available with overnight shipping, or online gift cards (when...

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...

Bourbon Brown Butter Roasted Cauliflower

Bourbon Brown Butter Roasted Cauliflower

  Although turkey gets a lot of attention on Thanksgiving—it is nicknamed "Turkey Day" after all—we have come to realize it's all about the sides. From brown sugar-laced sweet potatoes to green beans topped with fried onions, the comfort food dishes surrounding the...

Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe for Thanksgiving!

Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe for Thanksgiving!

Kate McDermott, author of Art of the Pie, was a finalist for the prestigious James Beard award for chefs. She’s also mom to Duncan, 32, who started baking with her as a toddler. This classic pumpkin pie is a family favorite for Thanksgiving. Her secret, expert tip? It...

Meet the Mom Behind Smitten Films!

Meet the Mom Behind Smitten Films!

Like many moms, we have approximately 10,000 photos and videos of our children on our iPhones, and about five or so (maybe!) printed out and framed. And please, don’t even ask us about baby books and other special albums, let alone preserving videos…That’s why we were...

A Chat with Actress & Author Rachael MacFarlane

A Chat with Actress & Author Rachael MacFarlane

​ Rachael MacFarlane is best known for voicing key characters on popular animated shows like American Dad and Family Guy (created by her brother Seth MacFarlane). Recently, the mother of two has enjoyed success with her second act—penning two children’s books, Eleanor...

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