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Fundraise with Shoott!
Shoott, a female-run photography business, is offering a fabulous, fun fundraising option – a photography fundraiser! Learn more here.
Meet-A-Mom Cassandra Freeman of Bel-Air
Cassandra (Cassie) Freeman plays Aunt Viv on Bel-Air. We spoke to Cassie, who is mom to son Hudson (3), about the new show, her life as a toddler mom and two decade career
Top 10 Family Vacation Ideas for 2022
Traveling as a family is one of the most fun and enriching things you can do with your children. From beach vacations to cultural journeys to rustic adventures, there are so many wonderful options for every interest and budget. We asked Valerie Wilson Travel to share their shortlist of travel ideas they recommend for families. Happy travels and here’s to more adventures in 2022 and beyond!
Top Rain Jacket Picks for Moms!
Similar to a stellar winter coat, the right rain coat can shield you from the elements and even pull an outfit together. They say April showers bring May flowers, but while we’re waiting here are 11 jackets that will make the walk from your front door to your car a little less daunting and, hopefully, spark some joy.
Earth Day: 10 Ways to Celebrate with Kids!
Depending on the age of your little ones, celebrating Earth Day may be as simple as going for a walk outside in the stroller or as in depth as talking to teens about global warming. We’ve rounded up some great ways to note the occasion. Hope it gives you some inspiration for celebrating Mother Earth all year long!
This delicious Brisket Recipe from Mike of Mike’s Organic Delivery is the perfect entrée for your Passover family get together or anytime!
Lehigh Valley Egg Hunts
Get ready for egg-ceptional Easter fun when you hop on over to one of these Egg Hunt events in the Lehigh Valley.
Kids Books About Strong Women
It’s Women’s History Month and I have the perfect picture book biographies to wow and inspire children! You are not going to want to miss learning about these incredible trailblazers who changed the world!
How to Choose a Family Friendly Rug
Living with children and four legged friends can make decorating a pain for even the most resourceful folks. Fortunately for you, I’ve done the research and have lived to tell the tale. If you want a space that is safe and comfortable, but also beautiful and welcoming, continue reading for my essential tips.
5 Things You Can Do Now To Feel Great This Summer
Spring is around the corner, and summer will be here before we know it. Now, to be clear – we don’t support the idea of a “summer body” or “beach body” – if you have a body, you have a beach body! However, as moms who don’t always prioritize self-care, we want to feel good in our bodies.
Trolls LIVE! at the PPL Center Ticket Giveaway!
Get ready for another hair-raising adventure when Poppy, Branch and their friends come to life on-stage in
Trolls LIVE!, their first ever live tour!
Leprechaun Snack Board
Happy St. Patrick’s Day! We love a good snack board, and one that’s cute enough for a party and gets our kids to eat more veggies? That’s like finding a pot of gold.
White Bean Pesto Salad with Garlic Croutons Balsamic Glaze
This dish has gone viral on TikTok and we have the recipe for you thanks to Kathleen Ashmore, our TLMN Contributor!
Working Moms and Career Burn Out
We’ve all read the stats about moms leaving the workforce in records numbers during the pandemic. But most working moms, aside from the pandemic, can relate to feeling burned out at times (or all the time), by work, responsibilities at home, and the simultaneous push and pull of both.So what are the signs of burnout—and how can you fix burnout if you’re dealing with it?
Olympic Dad: Meet Luger, Chris Mazdzer
Parenting can feel like an Olympic sport, which makes the actual moms and dads who make it to the Olympics seem even more impressive. Here’s what Chris shared about how fatherhood has impacted his Olympic dreams, how to introduce kids to the luge (yes, really!), his stint on Dancing with the Stars, and more.
How to Talk to Kids About Black History Month
February is Black History Month. If you’re looking for ways this month (and always) to celebrate Black History and have age appropriate discussions about race and racism, check out our interview with Reon Baird-Feldman, PhD where she shares her ideas on how to use this month to get those conversations started, from her perspective not only as a psychologist but as a Black mom of two.
Valentine’s Day Picture Books for Kids
From an endearing robot searching for the meaning of love to a little girl determined to create a valentine for her entire town to a variety of tales celebrating sweet embraces, the following stories are guaranteed to give readers all the feels and stir up that excitement for Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Day Spin Art
This Valentine’s craft is not only adorable—and a perfect gift for friends or grandparents—it’s a ton of fun for kids of all ages. Thank you to Ximena from Create with XnD for sharing this wonderful idea!
Cozy and Chic Winter Coats
It’s that time of year when all anyone sees is your coat. This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network contributor Kristin Koch, executive editor at Seventeen magazine, blogger behind closetfulofclothes.com and mom of two (with one on the way!).
Heart Shaped Pizza
Want an adorable Valentine’s Day activity to do with your kids? Make-your-own Heart Shaped Pizza! This delicious recipe is from Greenwich Moms Asya Geller and her husband Mike Geller of Mike’s Organics.