Dealing with the loss of a beloved family pet can be difficult for a child. Here are our tips for explaining the loss of a family pet to children.
Meet the inspiring Yllka Gashi, a mom and actress getting rave reviews for her lead role in HIVE. Yllka spoke to us about HIVE, her own experience in Kosovo, and the path that brought her to the United States, and eventually to Darien, CT.
I am so excited! I am getting ready to walk my very first 5K with this amazing community of women from 99 Walks. I signed up for Queen for the Day 5K through 99 Walks and I can’t wait to get out there! Stay tuned to hear how it went!
This sweet treat from Beach Cities Moms is full of tropical flavors, and since it skips the rum, is a perfect dessert for the whole family.
Anyone else sick and tired of all those prescreened credit card offers and insurance companies junk mail? Seriously, what a waste of paper! I was so excited to stumble upon this quick and easy way to put all those unsolicited snail-mail spam letters to an end.
Looking for ways to keep your children interested in reading? Mary Elizabeth Shaw is a reading specialist and the founder of Busy Bee Literacy who is sharing the best ways to make reading fun and her favorite books for children of all ages.
Whether staying home or going out, we have come up with a list of the best ways to spend time with your momma.
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 preventing them from learning resilience. So what are the best ways to ensure our kids build self-confidence?
Two things we’re loving right now—food boards and salads. We’ve been sort of obsessed with the gorgeous boards created by The BakerMama for awhile now. Also, it is a great way to introduce kids to veggies they might not normally try!
This Mother’s Day, we’re sharing some gift picks for all the amazing moms we know. Purchase them for any deserving mom in your life—yourself included. Happy Mother’s Day from all the moms here at The Local Moms Network!
It is not selfish to to refill your own cup. It allows us to pour into others. Filling your cup first allows the world to benefit from the overflow.
We’ve rounded up some yummy taco, enchilada, veggie sides, guac, dessert—and yes, margarita—recipes. Most of them use ingredients that are hopefully already in your fridge and pantry.
Cheers to us, Moms! Today we are sharing two fruit-infused sangria cocktails (easily made into a mocktail for anyone not drinking by skipping the wine) from expert mixologist Kim Haasarud of Liquid Architecture and author of the 101 Cocktail book series, including 101 Sangrias and Pitcher Drinks.
Meet the owner and photographer behind Jen Grima Photography. This mom of two silly little girls has been using her camera to tells stories for over a decade. Originally from New York, this Lehigh Valley momma volunteers and works in the community and brings some amazing talent to the Valley.
Moms, those amazing unstoppable forces who keep your tummies fed and your hearts happy. Moms, you make the world go round and we want to celebrate you! Treat your mom, or yourself, to something amazing this year. Check out some of our favorite picks for moms this year...
Grange Park is one of our favorite parks in the Lehigh Valley Upper Macungie area thanks to it’s shady trees, mulch free play area, sports fields, and walking trail.
Without any added sugar and with plenty of fiber, these Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies make a great breakfast for busy mornings.
Earth Day 2021 is Thursday April 22, and all of us at The Local Moms Network love celebrating with our kids—but try to keep it genuinely fun.
This rainy day activity from our contributor Maria Provenzano is our favorite type of DIY—it’s easy enough to do with kids, but the result is cute enough to give as a gift.
Katelyn and her husband, Brandon, are the proud parents of Arlow and the owners of the amazing Rooted Salon in Allentown. They have been named “Best Women’s Salon” by Lehigh Valley Magazine for all 4 years they have been in business!