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Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun!

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun!

Credit: Rosalynn Daniels for @craftboxgirls   Popsicles are synonymous with summer, and for good reason—they’re refreshing on hot days, help hydrate kids and adults alike, and are easy to hold, even for tiny toddler hands. While we don’t judge store bought...

Good Science Beauty: The Science Behind the Brand!

Good Science Beauty: The Science Behind the Brand!

      Good Science Beauty is a new skincare line founded in science. As busy moms, we are always looking for skincare products that truly deliver, so we’re not wasting precious time (or money). Plus, these days, taking care of our skin at home feels...

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...

7 Ways to Encourage a Healthy Body Image in Girls—and Boys!

7 Ways to Encourage a Healthy Body Image in Girls—and Boys!

  This story was contributed by Tamsin Jordan, MS, RD. Follow her @nutritionbytamsin.   We all want our kids to be happy and healthy. A large part of that is encouraging them to love themselves just the way they are.  Unfortunately, the societal pressure on...

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...

Joules: A Brand for Fun in Any Weather!

Joules: A Brand for Fun in Any Weather!

    As busy moms, we’ve realized well-made clothes are crucial. For one, they simply last longer which saves us time shopping for constant replacements (and can be used as hand-me-downs for future kids—bonus!). But perhaps more importantly, they encourage...

Get to Know Stokke—And Why Your Baby Should, Too!

Get to Know Stokke—And Why Your Baby Should, Too!

  Have you heard of Stokke, the Scandinavian brand that is designing better products that strengthen the bond between babies and parents? Not only are these beautiful pieces manufactured to be completely safe and ergonomic (for both children and parents!), but...

10 Ways to Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

10 Ways to Help During the Coronavirus Crisis

Worrying comes with being a mom. And now with coronavirus, well, it can be tough not to let anxiety consume you, especially after you’ve put on a brave face for your kids all day. It can even feel impossible wrap your head around what to focus that concern on—elderly...

Saint Jane Founder Casey Georgeson Talks Clean Beauty!

Saint Jane Founder Casey Georgeson Talks Clean Beauty!

A few months ago, we introduced you to Casey Georgeson, the inspiring mom of three behind Saint Jane Beauty, a clean CBD beauty brand known for their luxurious and effective serums and lip glosses. (Read her Meet a Mom here.) After chatting more with Casey, we learned...

Science-Backed Advice for Talking about Frightening Matters

Science-Backed Advice for Talking about Frightening Matters

Reassuring Tips to Prevent More Panic by Billy Gozum   MOOOM! Do Grandma and Grandpa need to move out of their home because they live in Corona?   My seven-year-old asked me this one morning as I drove her to school and the NPR anchor just started talking...

On a Mission to Inspire:

On a Mission to Inspire:

From being the guest speaker on the Ellen show to being featured on Forbes Magazine, a young, prominent influencer, Ryan Hickman is structuring a new era of change from a young age.        In 2012, three-year-old Ryan Hickman was taken to a recycling...

Your Family Schedule: How to Keep Chaos Controlled

Your Family Schedule: How to Keep Chaos Controlled

    Running a household with kids can feel a lot like herding cats—nobody ever stops moving, and usually in different direction, only stopping every so often for a cuddle. Or maybe it’s more like being a cruise ship director, trying to keep fun going and...

Coronavirus: How to Protect Your Family

Coronavirus: How to Protect Your Family

  Coronavirus. We’ve all been hearing a lot about it—and seeing some pretty dramatic images and stats in the news—but what exactly is it, and how concerned should we be? By definition, a coronavirus is common virus that causes relatively harmless cold...

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