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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...

Back to School Plan

Back to School Plan

Throughout our country, “back to school” looks different than it ever has. Some kids are going back in-person. Some are virtual learning. And some are doing a hybrid model. Wonder what others are doing? So did we. So we asked a few of the over one hundred moms of The...

Working Moms & COVID-19: What One New Survey Found

Working Moms & COVID-19: What One New Survey Found

  Working moms have undoubtedly been dealt an almost impossible hand with COVID-19. An already tough position—toggling between work and home—got 10 times harder as they were combined during quarantine. A recent headline in the New York Times declared “Pandemic...

Meet a Mom: Sharon Feldstein of YourMomCares!

Meet a Mom: Sharon Feldstein of YourMomCares!

Recently we had the opportunity to chat with Sharon Feldstein, a dynamic mom who is co-founder, CEO and the visionary behind YourMomCares (YMC). This amazing organization was founded by Sharon and her lifelong friend Patsy Noah and Terria Joseph; these women are moms...

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...

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