Mom Life

Give the Gift of Self-Care & Wellness this Holiday Season

Looking for unique gifts that you can pick-up locally? Enter Inner Light, our favorite infrared sauna spot. In addition to the sauna services, Inner Light offers a wellness boutique. We’ve tapped owner & founder Kelly Ingraham (who’s a twin mama and Darien native) to put together a few of her favorite gift offerings in the shop. What we love is that their selection of skincare, body care, books, crystals and more are...

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Orange Is the New Black’s Laura Prepon Shares Her Mom Life

Actress and director Laura Prepon has played plenty of memorable roles in her life—feminist teenager Donna Pinciotti on That ‘70s Show and prison inmate Alex Vause on Orange Is the New Black both come to mind—but her newest one is mom to 1-year-old Ella, who she shares with husband Ben Foster. Here she speaks to The Local Mom’s Network about how motherhood has fundamentally changed her life, from how she cooks to how much she worries...

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Thanksgiving Mini Crafts for Kids

We are moving quickly thru November and whether you are trying to find some fun things to do with the kids during all those days of no school, or simply looking for a fun little project to entertain the small ones at your Thanksgiving gathering, we’ve rounded up a few projects that caught our eye on Pinterest.  I tell you, people are so creative and I am just loving it! HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Turkey Crafts Turkey Frame Leaf Turkeys...

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Stylish Mompreneur Karina Drake

Like many of us, Karina Drake says that having her first child completely changed her perspective. “We were living in New York City where I was attending a merchandising program at Parsons [School of Design] when we found out we were expecting Alexa,” says Drake. “Alexa was the inspiration behind the business. She was born in the city and as a new mom I was exposed to so many beautiful things that I really wanted to bring a piece of...

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You’ve Been BOOED! New Canaan & Darien Moms Edition

One of the latest and greatest Halloween traditions is BOO-ING friends! Now we have some cute signs to go along with it! Let’s make the most of October and have some Halloween fun! This is a simple way to let your friends or neighbors know you are thinking about them and to get everyone excited for Halloween – the kids will LOVE it!   Here’s how it Works: Download one copy of the Printables below (8.5 x 11in). One for...

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HOUSE MATTERS. A Moms’ Night Out Not To Be Missed!

Have you been thinking about doing your kitchen, but aren’t sure where to start? Does the idea of renovating or (GASP!) selling/ buying make you want to curl up with a glass of wine and forget the thought even entered your mind? Have any of the following questions ever crossed your mind? I love my street, but don’t love my house- where do I begin? At what point should I consult an architect? A designer? I have little kids, is it even...

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