Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The Baker Mama!
We love a good mom hack, and these Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama definitely will be our go-to this spooky season. We’re *totally* on board with pre-made shortcuts like canned cinnamon rolls, so we can focus on making memories (not dough).
2022 Private School Guide
Our 2022 Private School Guide is out, check out our local private schools!
Coterie: The Game-Changing Diaper Our Moms Are Loving!
Changing diapers isn’t our favorite part of parenthood, which is why we are excited to share all about Coterie, a baby care brand that is making our lives easier through *noticeably* better diapers.
7 Tips for an Affordable and Fun Family Vacation
Summer Travel Tips
Get to Know More about Ivy Rehab for Kids in Yorktown Heights
Looking for physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy for your kids? Enter Ivy Rehab for Kids, a pediatric physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy outpatient clinic where children can come who have orthopedic, neurological and/or...
Meet a Mom: Elizabeth Berkley Lauren of Saved by the Bell
Have you been watching the new “Saved By the Bell”? To put it simply, this is the show 2020 needs—a healthy dose of humor and nostalgia, and a perfect choice to watch together as a family. We spoke with Elizabeth Berkley Lauren, who became a familiar face to 80s and...
Transitional Tutoring: Helping your New College or High School Student Stay on Track
This story was provided and sponsored by Alliance Tutoring. According to a report put out by the ACT, a college testing agency, the national average in the United States for college freshman retention rate is 65.7%. That means that more than one third of college...
A Black Mother’s Cry: An Essay by Sara Hood
Thank you to The Local Moms Network contributor Sara Hood for sharing this powerful and personal essay. Where do we go from here? What’s the solution? Why did it take this particular moment in time for everyone to wake up? Did the [COVID-19] pandemic and our lack of...
7th Annual Pregnant Island Local Parenting Event
Join Slumberland Solutions for the 7th Annual Pregnant Island Local Parenting Event on Sunday, May 17th at 12pm EST. Learn from professional speakers specializing in preconception health to early childhood from the comfort of your own home at this online LIVE...
How to Identify & Treat Pediatric Migraines
We often hear about migraines in adults. But children can also experience them. We spoke to Dr. Kate Mullin with the New England Institute for Neurology and Headache about what to do and how to know if your child is experiencing migraines. Click here for what you need to know.
9 Home Organization Tips You Have to Know
Get ready for an organized year ahead with these home organization tips. These tips and advice will have you ready to stay in track into the new school year!
EWG’s 2019 Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce
Kale has higher pesticide residues than nearly all other produce found on supermarket shelves,
Screenagers’ Tech Talk: To Track Your Kids, Or Not Track, That Is the Question
To track or not to track. That is the question. GPS and cell phone technology has made following our kids every move possible. Just because it is available, is it ok to do it? Recent data found that a quarter of parents track their kids but only 15% of teens actually think their parent do so.
What You Need To Know about Digital Parenting
Check out the latest tools to keep your kids’ digitally safe.
Managing Stress During the Holidays
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or…is it? The truth is that many individuals have a difficult time during the holiday season.The fantasy of a cookie-cutter perfect holiday experience can be derailed by the pressures of family gatherings,...
Why We Love KIDBOX for Little Ones’ Clothes!
If you’re like us, you had plenty of super cute clothes for your kids’ first few months. Seriously, our babies looked pretty much like mini models after leaving the hospital, with gorgeous gifts on constant rotation. But very quickly, you might have noticed that the...
How to Talk with Your Child About Emergency Response Drills in School
Immediately after the last presidential election, and for four days after, I received telephone calls, had in-office sessions and was asked to speak at forums regarding concerns about our political state. Often, I was asked, “How am I going to explain this...
New Car Seat Guidelines Based On Height & Weight
The American Academy of Pediatrics is changing its guidelines for how long a child should remain in a rear-facing car seat.The organization now says children should ride rear-facing in a car seat until they reach the height or weight limit for...
How to Travel with Kids: A Guide
Traveling with kids is just that—relocating with your children. In other words, it’s a trip, not a vacation. Once you realize that and accept that your time away will look a little different than it did pre-kids, what are some ways to ensure more fun and...
3 Steps to Getting Dinner on the Table—Fast
Debra Ponzek knows something about trying to get dinner on the table after a busy day. Not only is she a successful chef—she and her husband Greg own four popular Aux Délices cafes in Fairfield County, CT, as well as an in-demand catering business and...