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Holiday Lane at American Christmas

Holiday Lane at American Christmas

The holidays wouldn't be complete without special trips to see the twinkling lights and dazzling iconic displays in New York City! Highlights include Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, Macy’s, and even the glitzy Cartier, Saks, and Harry Winston locations. But...

Molly Sims Skincare Routine

Molly Sims Skincare Routine

Moms don’t have time for elaborate skincare routines – whether they’re mere mortals like us, or iconic model and entrepreneur Molly Sims. Recently, she shared her 5-minute skincare routine with The Local Moms Network CEO Layla Lisiewski. “We were in the sun for the...

Talking to Kids About Israel-Hamas in the Social Media Era

Talking to Kids About Israel-Hamas in the Social Media Era

As parents, one of our fundamental instincts is to protect our children. 🤍

The horrifying violence happening in the Middle East, especially the unimaginable deaths of Israeli and Palestinian civilians, including children, and the resulting sadness and fear permeating closer to home have all weighed heavily on families.

Social media has also changed the way news and related images are distributed, making it all but impossible to control what our kids are seeing, particularly those with devices of their own.

October Gardening Guide

October Gardening Guide

October Gardening Guide brought to you by Brian Pickard a local avid gardener and so much more! Read on to learn how you could get gardening in October! We are excited to bring you this incredible series!

Have you heard about the Spotted Lanternfly?

Have you heard about the Spotted Lanternfly?

Have you heard about the Spotted Lanternfly—the invasive species popping up in our area? It looks like a butterfly with shades of black and red, but it’s actually a flying insect that can severely damage local trees and plants

Meet a Dad: Paul Baly of Gowan Placement!

Meet a Dad: Paul Baly of Gowan Placement!

Meet a Dad, Paul Baly, is a career-long educator, and part of Gowan Placement, an innovative Independent School consulting firm comprised of off former school leaders–people who have taught classes, coached teams, advised students and parents and as such know young people.

Mantras for your child’s morning

Mantras for your child’s morning

  If a simple sentence could change the trajectory of your child’s day, would you share it? This is the power of an affirmation, or sequence of words meant to empower. Mornings can feel frantic, leading us to get impatient, and dropping off our kids with everyone...

Quince

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Meet a Mom Dr.Corinna Franklin MD, AB, FAOA, chief of pediatric orthopedics at Yale School of Medicine

Meet a Mom Dr.Corinna Franklin MD, AB, FAOA, chief of pediatric orthopedics at Yale School of Medicine

We chatted with Dr. Corinna Franklin, MD, AB, FAOA, chief of pediatric orthopedics at Yale School of Medicine. She has been an orthopedic surgeon for almost 11 years, with a focus on female pediatric and adolescent athletes. She sees patients at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Specialty Centers in New Haven, North Haven, Trumbull and Old Saybrook, and lives in Hamden with her family, including a daughter, 6.

We spoke to Dr. Franklin about her practice, tips for keeping kids healthy while playing sports, and more.

Fiddleheads Cooking Studios

Fiddleheads Cooking Studios

Fiddleheads Cooking Studio, offering a variety of after-school programs around Westchester since 2016, has launched a new high school program entitled Grassroots Kitchen.

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