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Drowning Prevention: 5 Things to Know

Drowning Prevention: 5 Things to Know

Pandemic or not, there are few bigger items on our list of “mom worries” than drowning. And with good reason – it’s the leading cause of accidental deaths in kids ages 1 to 4. But there are some really simple ways to keep your kids safer.

4 Family-Friendly Exercises that are Fun

4 Family-Friendly Exercises that are Fun

If you’re looking for wholesome ways to spend quality time with your family, you should try exercising together. Read this blog post for 4 best family-friendly exercises.

Fun Marshmallow Idea!

Fun Marshmallow Idea!

Need a festive, easy recipe that the kids can get in on? Change out the sprinkles for any occasion and have a themed treat everyone is sure to love!

Pivoting Your Career: How One Mom Did It!

Pivoting Your Career: How One Mom Did It!

Hagar left her career in the U.S. government to start her own consulting and media firm in Greenwich, CT, where she lives with her family. And a few years ago, she decided to shift directions again, and start her own brand and show, for several reasons. The biggest? Motherhood.

Camp Kindness Day

Camp Kindness Day

On July 20th, 2021, The American Camp Association is proud to announce Camp Kindness Day, a day where camps will celebrate the acts of intentional kindness by incorporating it into their programming and daily schedules. 

Aquatopia at Camelback Resort is Day Trip You Have to Take!

Aquatopia at Camelback Resort is Day Trip You Have to Take!

Pack your swimsuit and sunscreen because Camelback’s Aquatopia is a car ride away to 84 degree Caribbean like waters with glass ceilings that let your tan while you play. Best part, it is only an hour or so away from the Lehigh Valley! This is a one-tank-trip you don’t want to miss.

Meet NYC Mom and Social Media Manager, Amy Shoenthal

Meet NYC Mom and Social Media Manager, Amy Shoenthal

This week, our Meet a Mom interview is with NYC-based mom Amy Shoenthal. She’s a social media marketing pro who also writes a column for Forbes—including the recent spotlight on The Local Moms Network! We spoke to Amy, whose daughter is 2.5, about her career...

Summer Reading for Kids in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade!

Summer Reading for Kids in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade!

While summer is an ideal time for children to relax, explore the outdoors, visit new places, and spend extra time with family and friends, it is also a critical time for children to maintain and build upon literacy skills. Prepare to embark upon a summer of magical stories with these kid-tested and parent-approved books!

Covid Vaccines: Meet Two Doctor Moms on the Front Lines

Covid Vaccines: Meet Two Doctor Moms on the Front Lines

This week’s Meet a Mom interview is with two doctors who have lead a huge vaccination effort at their CA-based hospital. At the time of press, the CDC reports almost 150 million Americans are fully vaccinated—and these two women have helped administer 25,000 of those to date.

How to be an Ally to your LGBTQ Child

How to be an Ally to your LGBTQ Child

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and we wanted to share with our followers how we can best support kids everywhere, and be advocates for them. We asked Amit Paley, the CEO & Executive Director of The Trevor Project, a nationwide suicide prevention and crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ young people, to share his best tips on being a good ally—which could save a life.

4th of July Popsicles!

4th of July Popsicles!

Celebrate the 4th of July with these festive red, white and blue popsicles! Not only are they adorable, but they’re made with protein-packed green yogurt and fiber rich blueberries and strawberries.

60 Second Coleslaw

60 Second Coleslaw

This take on coleslaw from Cat with a K Cooks uses pre-shredded coleslaw so it comes together in just under a minute. Plus, it can be made ahead so it’s the perfect summer party (or busy weeknight) side.

2021 Fourth of July Guide

2021 Fourth of July Guide

Lehigh Valley Moms has compiled a list of Fourth of July events in the Lehigh Valley for you and your family to help celebrate America’s birthday!

Sheet Pan S’mores

Sheet Pan S’mores

If you love making s’mores but want to skip the mess of roasting marshmallows, keep things toddler safe and make a lot at once, try these Sheet Pan S’mores from Maria Provanzano of From Scratch with Maria. The best part? You can enjoy them this way well after summer has gone.

Travel Spotlight: Palm Beach Mom’s RV Experience

Travel Spotlight: Palm Beach Mom’s RV Experience

Palm Beach Mom shares her family’s first RV experience, the highs and the lows, and includes her packing list! Check out the details about Jellystone in Tabor City, NC, 35 minutes from Myrtle Beach, SC.

Easy Summer Cocktail: Pineapple, Lime, & Mint Sparkler

Easy Summer Cocktail: Pineapple, Lime, & Mint Sparkler

It’s really the perfect summer sip—refreshing, special, and able to be prepped ahead of time. Make a batch of the mint simple syrup on Sunday as part of your “meal prep” and you can whip up individual cocktails during the week without taking much more time than pouring a glass of wine!

New York City with Kids

New York City with Kids

New York City, a Family Vacation Guide, brought to you by Palm Beach Moms. Learn the best places to play and stay in the Big Apple. New York City is less than a 2 hour drive from the Lehigh Valley and one of our favorite spots to spend the day!

How to Get Better Skin: An Interview with Tata Harper

How to Get Better Skin: An Interview with Tata Harper

When it comes to healthy living, we all know the importance of a good diet, exercise and sleep. But there’s one area that often doesn’t get as much attention: skincare. We talked to Tata Harper, natural skincare expert and founder of Tata Harper Skincare to find out how to navigate the cluttered skincare landscape and find a clean routine that sticks.

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