Beyond COVID-19: Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

Beyond COVID-19: Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

      Of course, coronavirus is on all of our minds this summer, particularly as we look towards the Fall and various back to school plans. But as we spend more time at home and continue to stay safe through social distancing, experts urge parents not...

Managing Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction

Managing Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction

Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction is an issue that affects many pregnant women. Most research articles report 20-30% of women but when characterized as pelvic girdle pain, it was reported to affect as many as 80% of women (Robinson et al 2010; Ceprnja et al 2017). Pelvic...

4th of July Game: Balloon Darts!

4th of July Game: Balloon Darts!

    Looking for 4th of July fun? Try this DIY Dart Game from The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch with Maria Provenzano. DIY Patriotic Dart Game Supplies Large...

Where to unwind this Summer? We have the perfect place

Where to unwind this Summer? We have the perfect place

'' We love Quiet Mind for its serenity, for the feeling of absolute ease and peace you feel as soon as you walk through it’s temple like doors. As you stare at the lake and mountains that surround and gaze into the infinite skies, a feeling of being at ease with life...

MEET A MOM: Zahraa Berro

MEET A MOM: Zahraa Berro

  Would you tell us about your Background?  My name is Zahraa Berro. I was born and raised in Dearborn, Michigan. My family immigrated from Beirut, Lebanon in the 1980s and our families have been here since! Im a mom of 2 amazing children, Hassan ( 8 ) and Batoul...

Making a difference with Lions Tigers and Bears: Bobbi Brink

Making a difference with Lions Tigers and Bears: Bobbi Brink

      How did the idea and concept of the Organization come to fruition? I founded Lions Tigers & Bears in 2002, with my husband Mark. I had been wanting to start a sanctuary for some time, after witnessing firsthand the abuses of the exotic animal...

Meet The Moms Behind Zipped Bags!

Meet The Moms Behind Zipped Bags!

        After spending so much time at home recently, is anyone else itching to get organized? That’s why we love Zipped Bags, durable, reusable clear bags that are designed and sewn in the USA. They each have colorful, chic accents, are more...

Meet a MOM:  Kelly Hartman

Meet a MOM: Kelly Hartman

Invested in Irvine Hi fellow Irvine Moms! My name is Kelly Hartman and I'm the proud owner of StretchLab Irvine as well as an Irvine resident for nearly two decades. I have two kiddos and a fabulous hubby of 15 years. You'll find us at the pool or beach most days in...

Raising a Self-Reliant Child

Raising a Self-Reliant Child

  As parents, we all want our kids to go out into the world confident in their abilities and ready to tackle anything. But our instinct is to help as much as we can—even to the point of helicopter parenting and preventing them from learning resilience. So what...

The Lost Husband: Interview with the Director!

The Lost Husband: Interview with the Director!

  If movies have been a favorite distraction for you these days, put The Lost Husband on your download list. Based on the novel by bestselling author Katherine Center, this heartwarming and funny film features Leslie Bibb (a woman rebuilding her life after her...

New Gear & Toys for 2020!

New Gear & Toys for 2020!

Recently, The Local Moms Network was planning to hit the road and travel to Dallas, Texas, to scope out some of the latest and greatest new products for families and kids at the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) event in Dallas. Like many scheduled...

How to Plan for Amazing Trips Despite Uncertain Times

How to Plan for Amazing Trips Despite Uncertain Times

  The Ultimate Advice for Planning a Trip Without Losing Money     That’s the one thing you need to do with EVERY (yes, all-caps-italic-it-is-that-important) aspect of the future amazing trip you’re planning for the family.   I’m not talking about...

Why Does My Baby Wake At 3AM?

Why Does My Baby Wake At 3AM?

  That right there might be the single most common question new parents ask.   Is it a developmental milestone? A regression? Are they getting too much sleep during the day, or not enough? Maybe they’re just hungry. Maybe they’re too hot, or too cold.  ...

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