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Giving Digitized: A New, Easy Way to Help Others

Giving Digitized: A New, Easy Way to Help Others

  During the pandemic, many of us who were used to volunteering may have had to pause these charitable activities, due to increased childcare needs, social distancing, shutdowns or other quarantine regulations. Volunteering not only benefits the organizations or...

How to Prepare Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

How to Prepare Your Child for Sleepaway Camp

Are your kids going to sleepaway camp this summer? As you pack those bags, both parents and kids may be feeling a little nervous—and that's totally normal. We asked Renee Flax, Director of Camper Placement for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ, for her best...

Motherhood and Sleep!

Motherhood and Sleep!

For many moms, sleep and motherhood can feel pretty incompatible. This phenomenon can start in late pregnancy, when you’re getting uncomfortable and waking up with insomnia. The newborn stage, of course, is like kryptonite to restful sleep.  And anyone who has...

The 2021 Edition of The Home Guide is Here!

The 2021 Edition of The Home Guide is Here!

They say home is where the heart is, and never has that been more true than in the past year. We’ve spent more time at home with our families than ever before — and that has been one of the biggest silver linings during this tumultuous time. For some of us, that meant...

Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love!

Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love!

This Mother’s Day, we’re sharing some gift picks for all the amazing moms we know. Purchase them for any deserving mom in your life—yourself included. Happy Mother’s Day from all the moms here at The Local Moms Network! A Table in Paris by John Donohue This gorgeous...

Ways To Teach Your Kids To Honor Veterans At Home

Ways To Teach Your Kids To Honor Veterans At Home

On Veteran's Day we honor, remember and thank all of those who serve and have served our country. Many of us with little ones are looking for ways to teach them about Veteran's Day and how to show thanks to our veterans. Scroll down for a list of options including...

Fall Veggie Chili!

Fall Veggie Chili!

It’s officially chili season! Chili is one of our favorite Fall weeknight meals for so many reasons. First, it’s as easy as chopping up ingredients. Second, you can customize it in endless ways (vegan/meat, spicy/mild, gluten-free, etc.). Finally, you can put it on...

MEET A MOM: Beth Lenhard

MEET A MOM: Beth Lenhard

  Meet Beth Lenhard, a mother of two and the school nurse at New Canaan Country School. She worked at Stamford Hospital for 14 years before taking on her new role at NCCS, where her children are students. Beth and her husband, Mason, grew up in Ohio and moved to...

Introducing Good Science Beauty

Introducing Good Science Beauty

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...

New Summer Read: Happy & You Know It!

New Summer Read: Happy & You Know It!

Author Laura Hankin’s book, Happy and You Know It, shines a spotlight on a rich and hilarious topic—kids music classes. Laura is, in real life, a playdate musician in addition to being an author, and hilariously and adeptly covers the outlandish world of Upper East...

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