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Simplify Spring Break Travel with a Professional Car Service

Spring break is your opportunity to spend time away from home exploring the wide world around you. Whether you’re the parent of small children or a college student on the go, your spring break is the perfect chance to explore zoos, parks, restaurants, sporting...

Ask A Yale Pediatric Specialist

Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is excited to announce the summer debut of a health education video series for parents, “Pediatric Minute”.  Head on over to The Local Moms Network Facebook page to submit your question in the comments section of the post. Questions...

Do Toddlers Get Concussions? What are the Signs & Symptoms?

Now that spring is here, soccer, lacrosse and baseball seasons have started, and for the toddler crowd, playgrounds are the place to be! There is an abundance of information about concussions in school age kids and teenagers, but we don’t hear much about toddlers....

Medical Massage: A Necessity, Not a Luxury

Let’s face it, we don’t have the time to be unhealthy. We all have a lot on our plates – caring for kids, homes, pets, spouses, & possibly parents – all while managing career aspirations and self-care.  We have to be efficient, organized, and...

The Pre-Listing Purge

What if I told you the only thing standing between you and a couple of thousand extra dollars was clutter?

5 Ways to Get Organized—and Reduce Stress and Anxiety!

When you’re surrounded by clutter, it’s hard not to feel anxious or stressed. In fact, 84 percent of Huffington Post survey participants said they worry about organization in their homes. Stress can weigh greatly on your health, but fortunately there are several ways to ease it…

Saint Patty’s Day Shepherd’s Pie!

Saint Patty’s Day is coming and I like to make a nice dinner to celebrate…I whip up a Shepherd’s pie because everyone loves meat and potatoes.  It’s simple to prepare, only requires a pot and a pan and also tastes great the next day.  Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!!

The Press Pause Project: CBD Products Created By Women, For Women

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about CBD—aka Cannabidiol, or one of the chemical compounds found in the Cannabis Sativa plant. Health benefits being discussed for products infused with CBD include reducing anxiety, depression, pain and insomnia—without the...

Emma Heming Willis On Motherhood, Marriage and More!

Emma Heming Willis leads a charmed life, for sure. Married to Bruce Willis (yes, Mr. Die Hard). She’s mom to two beautiful little girls (Mabel is 6 and Evelyn is 4). She’s also an entrepreneur…

Vaping & Teens: What Parents Need to Know

The first thing you need to be aware of in regards to vaping? More teens are doing it—every single day. According to a recent study published by the University of Michigan, over 37 percent of 12 graders say they vaped sometime in 2018—compared to less than 28 percent...

Hummock Island Oyster Tours

Off the coast of Connecticut, the next generation is revitalizing a historic sustainable oyster farm.   An hour’s train ride from Grand Central on Metro North lies a diminutive island in the middle of a pond. A five-minute taxi ride from the Westport...

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