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How to Raise a Good Sleeper: Advice from A Pediatrician

How to Raise a Good Sleeper: Advice from A Pediatrician

  This is the third article in our parenting series with our partner Stokke, the Scandinavian brand whose unique products help bring families closer together, encourage healthy development and transform everyday experiences into precious memories. To read Raising...

Good Science Beauty: The Science Behind the Brand!

Good Science Beauty: The Science Behind the Brand!

Good Science Beauty is a new skincare line founded in science. As busy moms, we are always looking for skincare products that truly deliver, so we’re not wasting precious time (or money). Plus, these days, taking care of our skin at home feels even more important than...

Save Money Fast on Prescriptions with Hippo!

Save Money Fast on Prescriptions with Hippo!

      As moms, we’re always looking to save money and time. That’s where our new partner, Hippo, comes in. It’s a free digital savings card that helps people save up to 97% on their prescription medications—just by using their app or website to instantly compare...

Joules: A Brand for Fun in Any Weather!

Joules: A Brand for Fun in Any Weather!

As busy moms, we’ve realized well-made clothes are crucial. For one, they simply last longer which saves us time shopping for constant replacements (and can be used as hand-me-downs for future kids—bonus!). But perhaps more importantly, they encourage active play and...

Cheers to Your Health: Wellness Benefits of Wine!

Cheers to Your Health: Wellness Benefits of Wine!

  Before we get started, let’s be clear–no doctor, researcher, or wellness expert of any kind would argue that heavy drinking is good for anyone. And moms have to be particularly careful when and how much we drink, from the obvious (keeping kiddos safe) to the...

Traveling with Kids? How to Pack a Perfect Carry-On!

Traveling with Kids? How to Pack a Perfect Carry-On!

Flying with kids this Winter? For most moms, that means prepping ahead by thoughtfully packing a well-stocked carry-on. Before kids, your carry-on might have typically only held some noise-cancelling headphones, the latest magazines and a book—stuff to pass the time....

Deer Valley Roasted Butternut Squash & Bean Enchiladas

Deer Valley Roasted Butternut Squash & Bean Enchiladas

  The Deer Valley Resort in Park City, UT, is known for being one of the premiere places to hit the slopes in the United States. Ski magazine has ranked it in the top 3 for over 20 years. But in addition to being known for its amazing downhill action, it’s...

Elf on the Shelf: 5 Easy Tips to Make It Less Stressful

Elf on the Shelf: 5 Easy Tips to Make It Less Stressful

Courtesy of Elf on the Shelf To read our interview with the founders of Elf on the Shelf, click here. Like basically everything in parenting, Elf on the Shelf can be a blessing and, well, a curse. The cute little guy (or gal) creates instant opportunities for magical...

Dinner Party 101: Easy Tips to Try

Dinner Party 101: Easy Tips to Try

Hosting a dinner party can be daunting, especially when you don’t have a ton of time (read: you have kids) or you haven’t done it in a while (also: kids). Fall is the perfect time to give it a try, because there’s an abundance of amazing fruit and vegetables available...

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...

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...

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...

My Mom Uniform: The Blogger Behind Lady and Red Shares Her Staples

My Mom Uniform: The Blogger Behind Lady and Red Shares Her Staples

One of our favorite parts of launching The Local Moms Network has been discovering talented mamas across the country, finding projects that are meaningful to them while raising their families. One of our recent fave finds? Ashley DeJong, the beautiful and...

9 Books for Mompreneurs: Must-Reads from The Local Moms Network

9 Books for Mompreneurs: Must-Reads from The Local Moms Network

The over one hundred women that make up The Local Moms Network are a diverse group. The mothers that run our hyperlocal sites across the country have experience in marketing, teaching, law, and more. Now, of course, they are all female...

Family Vacation & Sleep: How to Deal

Family Vacation & Sleep: How to Deal

It’s family vacay season, and while making memories is fun, the sleep disruptions that kids (and as a result, parents) encounter while away are not as enjoyable. We spoke to Craig Canapari, MD, a Yale Medicine pediatric sleep expert and author of It's...

Your Nails’ Secret Weapon

Your Nails’ Secret Weapon

  As moms, life can be pretty rough on our nails. Between wrangling (and cleaning up after) kids, scrubbing dishes and constantly washing our hands, our nails go through a lot on a typical day. Not to mention the effects that other factors like hormones, aging...

When Was The Last Time You Cleaned Your Appliances?

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

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

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...

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