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How One Lemonade Stand Raised Over $150,000 for Sick Kids

How One Lemonade Stand Raised Over $150,000 for Sick Kids

Have you heard about the children’s lemonade stand in Cincinnati that has raised over $200,000 for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital? It started out like any lemonade stand—mom Hillary Weidner and her three daughters, and mom Amanda Zerbe and her three sons teamed up for...

Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

Autumn Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup

This Autumn Carrot & Sweet Potato Soup combines classic fall ingredients in a savory and sweet, healthy meal. Former chef and mom of two, Jennifer Segal, is the blogger behind Once Upon A Chef and author of a book, also called Once Upon a Chef, full of...

Anxiety, Kids & Teens: Signs to Know

Anxiety, Kids & Teens: Signs to Know

This original story was provided by The Local Moms Network contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW. For more advice on anxiety and related topics, go to https://www.caitlyndunncounseling.com. Anxiety, the "bully of the brain," at its root is the fear of being out of control....

Meet a Mom: Joy Bauer

Meet a Mom: Joy Bauer

Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, is best known as the energetic and motivating resident nutritionist and health expert on NBC’s Today Show. This accomplishment, however, is only one item on her very full resume. Joy is also a columnist for Woman’s Day magazine, the New York City...

My BRCA Story: Chicago North Shore Mom Shares Her Journey

My BRCA Story: Chicago North Shore Mom Shares Her Journey

As Chicago North Shore Moms, part of The Local Moms Network, celebrates its one year anniversary, we spoke with the woman behind it, Ellie Ander, about her personal breast cancer story. Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ellie, a mom of three, shares how...

Chicken Dijon Apple Skillet Chicken from Domestikatedlife

Chicken Dijon Apple Skillet Chicken from Domestikatedlife

    We’re always looking for easy weeknight meals, and it’s a bonus if they incorporate our favorite seasonal ingredients. So we were thrilled when The Local Moms Contributor Kate Bowler of Domestikatedlife shared this quick recipe that pairs chicken with apple....

Meet a Mom: Casey Georgeson of SAINT JANE

Meet a Mom: Casey Georgeson of SAINT JANE

When Casey Georgeson founded SAINT JANE, which launched in January 2019, she had a similar goal to The Local Moms Network—helping other women. “SAINT JANE aspires to help women become their best through thoughtfully sourced, performance-driven formulations,” says the California-based mom of three girls.

Oh My Gourd! Pumpkin Patches Galore

Oh My Gourd! Pumpkin Patches Galore

 Pumpkin Patches make me nostalgic… maybe its the smell of the haystacks, crisp air or the vibrant colors… most likely a combination of those and much more. Texans know how to throw a party and put on a festival and our pumpkin patches are no exception....

Simple Weeknight Shrimp Pad Thai Recipe!

Simple Weeknight Shrimp Pad Thai Recipe!

 Cultural Care is celebrating its 30th anniversary, and to help mark the occasion the au pair agency has collected delicious recipes from around the world! Pad Thai is a surefire favorite for the whole family. Shrimp Pad ThaiAs popular on the streets of...

5 Podcasts Mompreneurs will Love

5 Podcasts Mompreneurs will Love

Anyone else just love podcasts? As members of The Local Moms Network, we’re constantly running between different roles—mom, entrepreneur, wife, etc. While fitting in reading time can be tough, a podcast can be a great way to fit some motivation into our...

Meet a Mom: Gorjana Reidel

Meet a Mom: Gorjana Reidel

Gorjana Reidel and her husband launched Gorjana in 2004, in Laguna Beach, California. They hustled from trade show to trade show and literally made jewelry on their apartment floor. Fast forward 15 years later and gorjana can be found in over 1,000 retailers...

Sunday Night Meal Prep Tips

Sunday Night Meal Prep Tips

As we start to head back into the school season, parents can use all the help they can get during this busy time. Megan Sullivan, the co-founder of The Local Mom's Network, has some helpful tips for parents and caregivers that she recently shared with...

Easy After-School Snack Ideas!

Easy After-School Snack Ideas!

Megan Sullivan, co-founder of The Local Moms Network recently returned to Fox61 to share her family's favorite easy snacks. Here are two they love: Homemade Party Mixes “These are perfect for bringing in the car, throughout the house, etc. My kids are...

Baby #3: How I’m Preparing My Kids

Baby #3: How I’m Preparing My Kids

The Local Moms Network is growing, with several of our moms—including Stamford Moms, Hyde Park Moms and Mendham Moms—adding to their families. This week, Melissa DeSanti of Mendham Moms shared how she’s preparing her older children Georgia (3.5) and...

Books Toddlers—and Adults—Will Both Love!

Books Toddlers—and Adults—Will Both Love!

This article was contributed by Rosemary D’Urso, the school library-turned SAHM behind and librarymom.com. Follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks. You want to read to your children, but you would rather do ten loads of laundry before having to read...

Meet a Mom: Good Housekeeping’s Executive Editor, Meaghan Murphy!

Meet a Mom: Good Housekeeping’s Executive Editor, Meaghan Murphy!

This week’s Meet a Mom, Meaghan Murphy, has three kids, lives in Westfield, NJ, and loves her town so much she calls it Bestfield and was named Chief Spirit Officer by the former mayor! She’s also a successful magazine editor, with a more than 20-year...

Easy Dinner Hack: Sheet-Pan Recipes

Easy Dinner Hack: Sheet-Pan Recipes

  This story is adapted from Fannetastic Food’s guide to Sheet Pan Dinners. Sheet pan dinner recipes are a busy parent’s best friend. Aside from ordering in or heating up a frozen meal (and we’re not knocking those pinch-hitting strategies!), it’s the...

Austin Area Photographers Guide

Austin Area Photographers Guide

Living in this beautiful city has allowed me to meet so many people and when we first moved to Austin I was on the hunt for an amazing photographer to capture our new journey. Austin has so many great photographers and I have to admit that it was a bit...

My favorite Spots for Fall Family Photos

My favorite Spots for Fall Family Photos

Fall is my favorite season for so many reasons. The changing of the leaves, the cooler weather, football season and my most favorite is all of Fall Family Photos. Every year I drag my poor husband to a different location and he “willingly” smiles for the camera. After...

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