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Meet a Mom to Be: Loren Brill of Sweet Loren’s!

Meet a Mom to Be: Loren Brill of Sweet Loren’s!

  Today’s Meet a Mom is a sweet one! We chatted with Sweet Loren’s founder (and soon-to-be new mom!) Loren Brill about her delicious cookie dough—made with clean ingredients. Her refrigerated premade cookie dough and edible cookie doughs are all made with non-GMO...

Nursery Inspiration from Stokke!

Nursery Inspiration from Stokke!

Allie Reindel is a girl mom of two—Blake is 2 1/2 and Scarlett is 3 months old. As a professional photographer, she has a great eye for style and loves interior design. So when our friends at Stokke offered to outfit her nursery in some of their most popular products,...

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

Breast Health and the Pandemic: What to Know That Could Save Your Life

During these busy, stressful times, it can be really hard to take care of your own health. Our kids' emotional, educational, physical AND other needs can take up 150 percent of our time. But skipping basic self-care can be counterintuitive. Any mom who has taken 30...

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape!

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape!

This amazing DIY project was shared by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch.  BLACK AND WHITE CHIC HALLOWEEN TABLE SPOOKTACULAR TABLESCAPE MATERIALS: TO CREATE THE...

12 Easy Halloween Recipes!

12 Easy Halloween Recipes!

Get your crew into the spooky spirit with these fun, simple recipes. We’re rounded up our favorite snack, dessert and even cocktail recipes from around the web. We hope they make your holiday just a little more festive—and delicious. SnacksSmoky Pumpkin Deviled Eggs...

Domestic & Emotional Violence in a Pandemic

Domestic & Emotional Violence in a Pandemic

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and, unfortunately, this topic is more pressing than ever during the COVID-19 pandemic. Elyssa Nager is a Colorado-based mom and author of a new book,  Crushing Fleas: A Step-by-Step Guide to Reclaiming Peace, Self-Love...

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

Halloween is an annual rite of passage for kids. From the first time a new walker toddles up to trick or treat with his parents, to older kids finally being allowed to go door-to-door on their own—Halloween is as much a part of childhood as any holiday. Which makes it...

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

This week’s meet-a-mom is Teresa Purzner, the accomplished mom of three who recently launched Cerebelly, an amazing new baby food brand. When she couldn’t find a product that was both convenient and had the nutrition she was looking for, she developed her own, which...

The Best Veggie Chili!

The Best Veggie Chili!

It’s officially chili season! Chili is one of our favorite Fall weeknight meals for so many reasons. First, it’s as easy as chopping up ingredients. Second, you can customize it in endless ways (vegan/meat, spicy/mild, gluten-free, etc.). Finally, you can put it on...

Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Emily Rudman is a new mom and founder of lifestyle brand Emilie Heathe, which has been featured in publications like Vogue and Allure. Her curated product lineup currently includes nontoxic nail polish, an exfoliating lip treatment, fine jewelry, makeup sets and...

Your Home Office: 5 Tips for Making It Work for Your Whole Family!

Your Home Office: 5 Tips for Making It Work for Your Whole Family!

These days, it’s more common than ever to have a child learning from home or a parent working from home. So home offices—once used only at homework time or on weekends—or front and center. That’s why we asked the experts at Horderly to share their simple 5-step...

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

This essay was contributed by Rachel Perks, PhD, mom of one and author of The Little A-Z: A Companion for First-Time Mothers and Their Partners  “You Got This” “We are in this together.” “Stay the course.” These days it is easy to mistake ourselves for extras in a...

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Arthur Lih, III is the Inventor and CEO of LifeVac, an upper airway clearance device that can save someone from choking to death. The device has saved 78 lives around the world to date—including the lives of 27 children. We spoke to Arthur, dad to Jackie (15), about...

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Did you know that Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death amongst student athletes and on school campuses? And that 1 in 300 kids have an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk? That’s why the parents behind Who We Play For (WWPF) formed a...

The Best Apple Crumble Recipe!

The Best Apple Crumble Recipe!

This recipe was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor, Host to Perfection! Wondering what to do with all those apples you picked this weekend? We love this classic recipe from the talented sisters behind Host to Perfection, using pantry ingredients we all have...

Easy Honey Chipotle Salmon Tacos!

Easy Honey Chipotle Salmon Tacos!

Trying to change up your Taco Tuesday routine? Try these salmon tacos from Elizabeth Lim, the mom behind The Beach Cities Moms. Before having her 15-month-old daughter Sailor, Elizabeth ran a meal delivery business throughout Los Angeles. "Salmon has become a weekly...

Scout & Cellar: The Clean-Crafted Wines We’re Loving!

Scout & Cellar: The Clean-Crafted Wines We’re Loving!

Have you heard about Scout & Cellar? It’s a clean-crafted wine that moms across The Local Moms Network are loving. Clean-crafted wine, if you’re not familiar yet, is held to a higher standard than your usual vino. For instance, there are no synthetic pesticides,...

Maple & Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!

Maple & Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!

  Cinnamon rolls are a favorite holiday treat, but the maple-infused pancake version below, from Nicole Washington—the talented mama behind the Brown Sugar blog—is a perfect Fall breakfast. It uses simple ingredients you probably have in your pantry—including...

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The next book in our book club series is Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them. This fascinating collection of essays and portraits of women—writers, poets, teacher and more—was edited by New York Times bestselling novelist Edan...

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