Tried & True

When Was The Last Time You Cleaned Your Appliances?

To stay at our healthiest, we all try to treat our bodies well. When we’re keeping on top of that goal, we’re working out regularly, fueling up with the right foods, sleeping enough and getting checked out at a yearly physical. And just like keeping a...

The Local Moms Network College Admission Special: Part 1

Whether your kid is entering preschool or his senior year this September, we’ve all heard about the massive college admissions scandal, where wealthy parents (including celebrities like Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman) paid to bribe coaches, forge...

Mac & Mia: High-Quality Kids Clothes, Delivered to Your Door

Marie Tillman was, like all of us, a busy mom who wanted to spend more time with her five children—and less time running errands. One of her major challenges? Finding high-quality, beautiful clothing for her kids (now 17, 16, 14, 7 and 5). In 2014, she...

Paula’s Choice: A Better Skincare Option

At The Local Moms Network, we love to share brands that are true to our mission of “giving moms the gift of time”. So when we partner with companies, we want to highlight ones that really deliver. That’s why we wanted to share what we’ve learned about...

Beekeeper’s Naturals: Harnessing the Power of The Bee Hive

If you’re like us, you’ve been hearing about the benefits of honey—and more specifically, propolis—for awhile. And who isn’t always looking for ways to keep their family healthy? We spoke to Carly Stein, who created Beekeeper’s Naturals, about her new...

10 Symptoms Busy Moms Shouldn’t Ignore

Moms have a really bad habit of putting everyone else first. When it comes to keeping our families healthy, we rarely miss a kids’ pediatrician well visit, and if a little one gets sick? We move heaven and earth to make sure they feel better, ASAP. A...

KBH Jewels: Beyond Pretty

We first starting hearing about KBH Jewels on social media, from celebrity fans like Molly Sims, Kate Mara and Jessica Alba, who, have shared their love for this sustainable jewelry brand, which not only uses eco-friendly and socially conscious diamonds,...

Easter Egg Hunt Guide

  Hi there Mamas! Looking for an Easter Egg Hunt Near you? Here is a helpful guide to some Easter activities going on around the North Austin Area.   East Egg Hunt Life Connections Church April 14th from 1:15-3pm Egg hunt, petting zoo, face painting, balloon...

7 Spring Style Trends You’ll Love!

Our fashion contributor, Kristin Koch,  is the Executive Director of Seventeen, overseeing the content and editorial operations for all of Seventeen’s digital and print efforts. She is also the founder of lifestyle blog, Closetful of Clothes, where she talks about...

Spring Break Guide: Naples, Florida

Courtesy of Pexels Planning a southwest Florida spring break getaway? We turned to our Naples experts—The Naples Moms—for local recommendations, from hotels to activities. For more Florida trip ideas, don’t miss our Spring Break Guides for The Florida Keys and Palm...

Spring Break Guide: Palm Beach

At The Marriott pool Heading down south to Florida for your family’s Spring Break? Use our three-part series on Sunshine State trips, including our Local Moms’ recs for the Florida Keys, Palm Beach (below) and Naples. We have all the essential details straight from...

5 Pieces Every Mom Needs in Her Closet

  Kristin Koch, the executive director of Seventeen magazine and blogger behind Closetful of Clothesis, like all of us, a busy mom who still wants to feel put together. “I often get asked for my mom wardrobe essentials—the tried and true items that I can wear to...

KIDBOX

If you’re like us, you had plenty of super cute clothes for your kids’ first few months. Seriously, our babies looked pretty much like mini models after leaving the hospital, with gorgeous gifts on constant rotation. But very quickly, you might have noticed that the...

Paper Greats: Pretty Paper Goods That Will Give You Back Time

On the website for their new paper goods company, Paper Greats, CT-based founders Heather Terry and Selina Fletcher write: “Life is short—let us take something off of your plate and put it on ours.” You don’t have to ask us twice—and we’re already huge fans of their...

A New Subscription Service Gets Personal

These days, you can get subscriptions sent to your home for everything from steaks to flowers. And naturally, we’re all about them—because what mom doesn’t have a soft spot for something that helps eliminate one more errand on a never-ending list? That’s why we wanted...

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