Sara Gore

Chats About Life in the Suburbs, Being a Working Mom and Her Baked Ziti Recipe           Sara Gore is an Emmy Award-winning TV personality, who has co-hosted lifestyle show New York Live! on NBC 4 NY for the past ten years, as well as the...

Let’s Talk Candy

Let’s Talk Candy

with Dr. Nasem Dunlop of Treehouse Pediatric Dentistry in Foothill Ranch, CA Halloween is right around the corner ... and thus begins the onslaught of the holidays with all their treats and candies. It can be hard to navigate this as an adult and with your children....

Donte Palmer:

 From Changing Tables to Changing Fatherhood   Donte Palmer is a dad changing what it means to be a father—one changing table at a time. His amazing journey began in October of last year, when he found himself in a men’s room without a changing table to use to...

MEET A MOM :  Branda Lin

MEET A MOM : Branda Lin

Hello Irvine Moms,  I am an Irvine native and a mother of two. After I got married, I moved to the East Coast and quickly realized how special Irvine really is -- even more so after having our first baby and moving back. We are so fortunate to be surrounded by such...

KBH Jewels: Beyond Pretty

We first starting hearing about KBH Jewels on social media, from celebrity fans like Molly Sims, Kate Mara and Jessica Alba, who, have shared their love for this sustainable jewelry brand, which not only uses eco-friendly and socially conscious diamonds, but also...

Childhood and Play

Childhood and Play

      Pediatricians, therapists, and preschool teachers alike know play is an integral part of a child’s early years. It’s one of the main ways children learn and develop, and it also contributes a great deal to the mental health and happiness of your little...

Tips on Staying in touch with your College (bound) Child :

It’s that time of year when thousands of parents send their children off to college for the first time, get them settled into their freshman dorm, wave goodbye and then…yes that is the big question mark isn’t it. What now?         You’ve done your...

ANNA SCOBY : MEET A MOM

I am Anna Scoby. I am a Curriculum Engineer and a Creative Director of an Educational non profit organization dedicated to youth development through teaching them soft skills. Fun fact about me: I am a big fan of raccoons.  I had a few chances to visit a raccoon...

OC Children’s Book Festival 2019 Headliner:

Kobe Bryant   It’s official and confirmed … Kobe Bryant will be featured on the Orange County Children’s Book Festival Main Stage! Afterwards, Mrs. Nelson’s Book Fair will be selling his book in their booth. Books by Kobe Bryant: • The Wizenard Series: Training...

Founder & CEO, Petite Ave On her BIG IDEA!

Vanessa Youshaei (5’0”) is the founder and CEO of Petite Ave, a styling service for women under 5’5’’. Petite Ave's goal is to simplify the shopping experience for women under 5'5'' and create an empowering community for a group of women who are underrepresented in...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s In Goop Health Summit: 9 Takeaways

After  attending the recent In Goop Health Summit in Los Angeles, The Local Moms Network’s Megan Sullivan came back inspired and ready to share some of her takeaways with our team and followers. She says the decision to go was easy. “I am a huge fan of Gwyneth Paltrow...

Casey Georgeson:

 of SAINT JANE, an Innovative CBD Beauty Line   Photos of Casey: Lauri Levenfeld     When Casey Georgeson founded SAINT JANE, which launched in January 2019, she had a similar goal to The Local Moms Network—helping other women. “SAINT JANE aspires to...

Builder Chicks : Building Empires and Breaking Ground

We are Amy and Krista, the two co-owners and best friends that own BuilderChicks in Washington, DC. We met at the end of 2014 when Krista was hired to work at the same place that Amy had been working at as a property manager for years. We bonded over two things: The...

Motivated by Her…

    Mentoring Her is an online social networking community.   Our mission is to use technology to break down barriers that girls and women face. We bring women together to mentor one another and foster powerful relationships through communication,...

JuJuBe:

 What to Know About These Stylish & Functional Bags!     As Moms, we need to multitask like it’s our job—because, well, it usually is. And that means we need our clothes and accessories, particularly our bags, to work as hard as we do. That’s why we...

6 Tips on Getting Kids Emotionally Ready for the School Year

    This story was provided by The Local Moms Network Contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW Getting our children emotionally ready for school entails getting our children to a place where they are open, willing, and able to try.  They have a general feeling that “I...

CULTURAL TRADITIONS with our Irvine Neighbors

30 Second Read                               We took a walk and spoke to our Community on a lovely Sunday afternoon , here is what follows:                    Q: What tradition do you perform...

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