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Snow Days Ahead? Crafts & Recipes to Beat the Boredom!

Snow Days Ahead? Crafts & Recipes to Beat the Boredom!

Looking for some creative crafts that are easy and fun to do to entertain the kiddos when the weatherman predicts a snow day? Look no further than these adorable craft ideas and tasty recipes that are sure to occupy your kids’ minds and bellies. Read on for the quick...

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 on-site...

HQHT: Helping New Moms Treat Mastitis Effectively & Conveniently

HQHT: Helping New Moms Treat Mastitis Effectively & Conveniently

by Caryn McAllister, PT, DPT / President & CEO of High Quality Home Therapy Planning to nurse?  Health experts agree that breastfeeding is the healthiest option for both mom and baby. Most healthcare experts recommend nursing for the first 6 months of the...

Landmark Exteriors Shares Tips on How to Prevent or Treat Ice Dams

Landmark Exteriors Shares Tips on How to Prevent or Treat Ice Dams

What are Ice Dams and how do I prevent or treat them? Typically, an ice dam will simply start as snow laying on a roof. Wind and frozen rain may allow the ice to slide down the pitch of the roof and rest in the gutter. If the gutter is not cleaned, then the water and...

Winter Activities Guide 2020

Winter Activities Guide 2020

With the start of 2020, parents are looking for winter activities to keep their children active and engaged! We’ve compiled a list of local options for sports, music and the arts perfect for all ages. Read more to get your children registered for winter...

Save Money on Your Home

Save Money on Your Home

  This post is provided and sponsored by Dibico Construction.  If you ask a car enthusiast with a brand-new car or classic sports car if they would ever skip an oil change or tune up – they will most likely look at you with an expression of horror!  How could you even...

Winter Is Here and That’s A Good Thing!

Winter Is Here and That’s A Good Thing!

We all dread winter. Snow, freezing temps, the dreaded dry skin, and school closing can really take its toll on you. But don’t despair. Winter is actually the BEST time for certain treatments.  CoolSculpting  Winter weather brings plenty of chills, along with...

How To Identify & Treat Pediatric Migraines

How To Identify & Treat Pediatric Migraines

We often hear about migraines in adults, but we rarely hear about what they look like in children. According to the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache (NEINH) in Stamford, between four-percent and eight-percent of children will experience a headache...

Anouk Masson Krantz: An Interview with the Photographer and Mom!

Anouk Masson Krantz: An Interview with the Photographer and Mom!

Anouk Masson Krantz is a French-born photographer whose first photography book, Wild Horses of Cumberland Island, gained critical acclaim; her work has been published everywhere from Town & Country (which called it “stunning”) to Vanity Fair Italia. Her new coffee...

Where To Ski & Snowboard Within Driving Distance!

Where To Ski & Snowboard Within Driving Distance!

Looking to take a day trip or weekend trip to the mountain to ski or snowboard? There are plenty of options within driving distance. Some even offer options for family members who aren’t interested in hitting the slopes. Check out our Skiing & Snowboarding...

Preschoolers & Screen Time: A New Study

Preschoolers & Screen Time: A New Study

We all know that less screen time is better for kids. And the current recommendations are clear, from the American Academy of Pediatrics: for kids under 18 months, screen time should be limited to video chatting, while for kids 2 to 5, it should be kept to 1 hour per...

Food Trends for 2020 from Scouted

Food Trends for 2020 from Scouted

  This story was provided by The Local Moms Network Contributor Shilpa Rosenberry of Scouted Food.  2019 brought us a fair share of innovative food trends – we saw cauliflower chicken tenders, plant-based varieties of jerky and CBD infused food and drinks. So...

Chic Holiday Party: 5 Simple Steps

Chic Holiday Party: 5 Simple Steps

    The Holidays are upon us; the season is all about getting family and friends together. People look forward to this time of the year to celebrate, and there is nothing like attending a good Holiday Party. However, planning one can be a different story; most often...

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....

Meet A Mom: Meet Ashley Dineen of Tiny Miracles

Meet A Mom: Meet Ashley Dineen of Tiny Miracles

This week’s Meet a Mom is Ashley Dineen, a Darien native and mother of three girls. Ashley serves as VP of the Board of Directors for The Tiny Miracles Foundation. She got involved with the charity after her twins were born prematurely in 2004. In addition to her role...

Entertainment For The Whole Family At Webster Bank Arena!

Entertainment For The Whole Family At Webster Bank Arena!

In the winter, we can’t get enough ideas for fun family activities that will keep everyone entertained! That’s why we’re so lucky to have Webster Bank Arena nearby. With Sound Tigers hockey games and other sporting events, fun family entertainment,...

4 Childcare Personalities You’ll Find in Suburbia

4 Childcare Personalities You’ll Find in Suburbia

“Every town has its own childcare ‘personality,’” says Suburban Jungle Strategist Alli Levine. “Kids may go from preschool to extended care. Parents may pick up from school every day. In other towns, driving nannies take kids from parks and playdates to activities.” ...

The Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide 2020

The Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide 2020

Spending part of their summer at camp is one of those amazing experiences that will stay with your child forever. Use this guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway options throughout the United States. All of them will help your child gain valuable confidence,...

Meet a Mom – Meet Aimee Elsner of CT Power Yoga

Meet a Mom – Meet Aimee Elsner of CT Power Yoga

Meet Aimee Elsner, our latest Meet a Mom and the yogi behind Connecticut Power Yoga. She and her husband Tim opened their first studio three years ago in Stamford. Just in time for the holidays, Connecticut Power Yoga opens this month in New Canaan. This...

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