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Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Emily Rudman is a new mom and founder of lifestyle brand Emilie Heathe, which has been featured in publications like Vogue and Allure. Her curated product lineup currently includes nontoxic nail polish, an exfoliating lip treatment, fine jewelry, makeup sets and...

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

This essay was contributed by Rachel Perks, PhD, mom of one and author of The Little A-Z: A Companion for First-Time Mothers and Their Partners  “You Got This” “We are in this together.” “Stay the course.” These days it is easy to mistake ourselves for extras in a...

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...

YWCA Stand Against Domestic Violence Luminary Night

YWCA Stand Against Domestic Violence Luminary Night

Every third week in October is YWCA USA’s National WEEK WITHOUT VIOLENCE. The Week Without Violence is part of a global movement to end violence against women and girls. Each local chapter of the YWCA hosts its own programming and events in support of the...

Rafael Magana M.D.: Experienced Cosmetic Surgeon in Riverside!

Rafael Magana M.D.: Experienced Cosmetic Surgeon in Riverside!

If you’ve considered giving yourself the gift of plastic surgery this year, Dr. Rafael Magana is a highly skilled and trained doctor located right here in Riverside, CT. He has NYC training and 13 years of postgraduate experience in cosmetic surgery. He even practiced...

2020 Private School Guide

2020 Private School Guide

Thank you to our sponsor, Betteridge!Whether you're still searching for the right school for your child this academic year or are beginning to think about next year, we know the decision can be a tough one and it ultimately comes down to choosing the best fit for your...

Weekdays are Kids’ Days at Pinstripes

Weekdays are Kids’ Days at Pinstripes

Pinstripes has begun a new promotion for their Kids Club Program. Monday through Thursdays, up to 4 Kids are able to enjoy $5 Kids Meals and/or $5 hour of Bowling or Bocce including shoes with each adult meal purchase. Pinstripes has lots of activities coming up for...

Pumpkin Picking Season is Here!

Pumpkin Picking Season is Here!

October is almost here and Pumpkin Picking is an activity that we can all enjoy while social distancing! Just remember to bring your mask and check ahead not only to see if the farm you’re heading to requires a reservation this year, but also to check on the harvest...

SuiteTooth: Delivering Dental Service at The Safety of Your Own Home

SuiteTooth: Delivering Dental Service at The Safety of Your Own Home

Mathew Barnett and Dr. Dani Mishaan founded SuiteTooth in 2019 with the goal of solving the biggest obstacle most patients have when it comes to going to the dentist – its inconvenient.  Visiting a dentist with a family can wreak havoc on your schedule. Covid-19 has...

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

As moms, we all want to give our kids a healthy start, and that’s why so many of us have made our own baby food. From those adorable first bites to enticing picky toddlers, feeding our kids can be rewarding, a struggle, or (in most cases), both. That’s one of the...

Our 2020 Health & Wellness Guide is Here!

Our 2020 Health & Wellness Guide is Here!

After spending the last 6 months primarily focused on our kids’ physical and emotional health, we’re finally getting a (small) chance to catch our breath and focus on ourselves. Even if it's only a quick workout or a visit to the dentist, we're trying to take a moment...

Meet the Moms Behind Impact Fairfield County!

Meet the Moms Behind Impact Fairfield County!

This week’s Meet a Mom is actually two Greenwich Moms—Katharine Sachs Lumby and Steviann Martines. They’re the co-presidents of Impact Fairfield County (Impact FFC), an incredible charitable organization founded in 2015 by Wendy Block and Vicki Craver. The innovative...

Learn About Your Mom Cares and The Mom That Started It!

Learn About Your Mom Cares and The Mom That Started It!

Recently we had the opportunity to chat with Sharon Feldstein, a dynamic mom who is co-founder, CEO and the visionary behind YourMomCares (YMC). This amazing organization was founded by Sharon and her lifelong friend Patsy Noah and Terria Joseph; these women are moms...

Apple Crumble Recipe!

Apple Crumble Recipe!

This recipe was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor, Host to Perfection! Wondering what to do with all those apples you picked this weekend? We love this classic recipe from the talented sisters behind Host to Perfection, using pantry ingredients we all have...

MEET A MOM: Cara McCabe

MEET A MOM: Cara McCabe

A painter and mother of three, Cara McCabe has lived in Rowayton and Darien for over a decade. Cara moved to town because she was "smitten by the water" and loves raising her girls here. Her work spans a range of painting techniques from landscape to portraiture and...

Local Apple Picking Guide

Local Apple Picking Guide

Cooler temperatures are coming soon which means sweater weather, big cups of hot cocoa, back-to-school, and of course APPLE SEASON! Here is a list of the best family friendly recommendations in CT and NY! In addition to apple picking, many of these wonderful farms...

The Nurtury-Montessori – Day Care Program

The Nurtury-Montessori – Day Care Program

The Nurtury is committed to promoting quality Montessori child care for children based on these key American Montessori Society concepts: The aim of a Montessori program is to foster the development of basic trust and to assist in the normal development of the...

Greenwich Architect Charles Hilton Shares Details of His New Book!

Greenwich Architect Charles Hilton Shares Details of His New Book!

Charles Hilton, Principal of Charles Hilton Architects, has built an impeccable reputation in Fairfield County, Westchester, and beyond for traditional homes and waterfront projects, all designed with a modern sensibility, including smart home technology and a...

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder Frances Valentine

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder Frances Valentine

Elyce Arons is co-founder of the Frances Valentine clothing brand, which she launched with the late, legendary designer Kate Spade and her husband Andy Spade after selling Kate Spade. (She and Kate were college best friends and since Kate’s tragic death in 2018, Elyce...

Working Moms and Covid-19 – What One Survey Found

Working Moms and Covid-19 – What One Survey Found

  Working moms have undoubtedly been dealt an almost impossible hand with COVID-19. An already tough position—toggling between work and home—got 10 times harder as they were combined during quarantine. A recent headline in the New York Times declared “Pandemic...

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