Sleepaway camp provides a unique landscape for children to build independence, self-esteem and, most of all, resilience.
The 9 Mom Friends Every Mom Needs in her Life
Mom friends are the glue that hold us together when shit hits the fan, and motherhood’s fan is being in a wind tunnel while you’re going 100 mph in a convertible. In other words, you’re going to need some good glue. Here, nine moms you need in your crew.
5 Phrases to Help You Instantly Connect with Your Kids
The Local Moms Network contributor Reon Baird-Felman, Ph.D., gives expert advice on how to build a deeper connection with our kids. Here are some easy phrases that promise to spark conversation.
5 Ways to Be More Present with Your Child
We are sharing five more proactive ways to be mindful and truly dial into your kids.
2023 Planner Round-Up!
Here are six super cute and well-designed planners to help get you organized!
10 Screen Free Activities Your Kids Will Love!
The Winter will fly by if you keep this sort list bookmarked!
Toddler Gift Guide
We’ve put together a roundup of gifts that our kiddos have loved for months and even years on end, and the quality is so good you can even hand them down to other children.
Fall 2022 Sneaker Roundup!
We’ve rounded up a variety of options, so depending on your style, where you live, and your budget, you’ll find something you’ll love on our shortlist.
All About RSV: What Parents Need To Know!
A pediatrician breaks down what we should all we aware of with RSV.
A Cozy Thanksgiving Table!
This Thanksgiving set a simple, yet a warm and cozy table that celebrates great food and amazing company!
5 Ways to Make Matching Holiday PJs A Tradition that Works for Your Family!
Wrap your family in festive cheer with matching PJs!
Halloween Safety: What Parents Should Know in 2022!
A pediatrician Mom shares her best advice.
Grocery Store Inflation: How to Get the Most Out of Your Budget!
To help us maximize our budget, Stefani Sassos, a Registered Dietitian and Deputy Nutrition Director for the Good Housekeeping Institute, is giving us the scoop on how and when to shop – and the savings are real!
Homework Time: 6 Tips for a Successful Routine!
Here are six smart tips from educational psychologist Michele Borba, author of Thrivers: The Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Other Shine.
The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide for Kids!
As a follow up to our Summer Reading Guide for Moms, we decided to put together a Summer Reading Guide for Kids, with recommendations from some of our moms across the country that make up The Local Moms Network. Check out their picks and freshen your reading routine...
The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide!
If we’re being real here, summer reading for moms can be a bit of a pipe dream, particularly for those of us who have young kids (as in, you need to be 100 percent focused on them to keep them alive). Or kids with crazy sports schedules. Or full-time jobs. Etc., etc....
The Benefits of Being a Multi-Sport Athlete
"There was a time when kids grabbed a bat, a football, a basketball or a soccer ball and went across the street and played multiple sports for hours with their friends," says Rick Jacobs, Master Coach and Business Development Director at ESF Camps. "Oh, how those...
Screen Time: 9 Ways To Help Your Kids Form a Healthy Relationship With Tech
In this day and age, expecting your kids to never lay eyes on a screen is probably unrealistic. Many schools are even incorporating them into the curriculum. But research shows that kids under 8 are using mobile devices more than 2 hours a day (despite the American...
Whole30: An Interview with CEO Melissa Hartwig Urban
You might not know the name Melissa Hartwig Urban, but you have undoubtedly heard of Whole30, aka the diet everyone and their sister has raved about over the last few years. Melissa is the co-founder and CEO of Whole30, and currently has two books on the...
Traveling with Kids: How to Make it Better for Everyone
If you’re traveling this winter, you might be dreading the part where you tote your tired and bored kids on long stretches through planes, trains and automobiles. To get some tried and true advice, we turned to two people who are more experienced at...