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Meet Maraleen!

Meet Maraleen!

Meet Maraleen! Mom of two running for Lehigh County Judge. She is the only woman left in the race and would make history as the first African American and Spanish speaking judge.

Spiced Mulled Wine

Spiced Mulled Wine

Deb Ponzek is a mom, chef/restauranteur and author of several popular cookbooks including The Dinner Survival Cookbook and The Family Kitchen. This week she’s sharing her go-to fall cocktail for entertaining—an easy mulled wine perfect for sharing with neighbors on Halloween or enjoying by the fire pit with friends.

Family Game Night Is Our Thing

Family Game Night Is Our Thing

Family Game Night started as a way to bring fun and learning into our home with our first child and has turned into a weekly tradition. Games are one of the ways we can all come together and have a great time.

Amazing Autumn Adventures at Blue Mountain Resort

Amazing Autumn Adventures at Blue Mountain Resort

AMAZING AUTUMN ADVENTURES AT BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT Including Oktoberfest 2021 Celebration, Monsterball Bash and Night Time Zip & Climb  PALMERTON, Penn. – Blue Mountain Resort, located along the Kittatinny Ridge in the foothills of the scenic Pocono Mountains...

Meet Rosemary D’Urso of Library Mom!

Meet Rosemary D’Urso of Library Mom!

Rosemary D’Urso, also known as the “Library Mom,” has been The Local Mom Network’s go-to resource for fantastic book recommendations (for both kids as well as moms) for the past few years. From books to read to toddlers to summer reading picks, she never misses. We’re thrilled to be featuring Rosemary as week’s Meet a Mom! We chatted with her about finding her niche with Library Mom, motivating reluctant readers, and more.

Filet Sandwich with Horseradish

Filet Sandwich with Horseradish

This filet sandwich is a Fall crowd-pleaser, ready for football Sunday or any time you’re making food for a group.

Spooky Non-Candy Halloween Treats!

Spooky Non-Candy Halloween Treats!

Looking for some candy-free options for Halloween this year? Whether your child’s school doesn’t allow candy, you want to offer kids (and parents) a healthier option or want to participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project (allergy-free options in a blue pumpkin), we have you covered.

Spooky Snack Mix!

Spooky Snack Mix!

Halloween is almost here and we’re adding this Spooky Snack Mix from The BakerMama to our shortlist of fun treats to make.

Halloween Books for Kids

Halloween Books for Kids

It’s the season of ghosts and goblins and we are thrilled to share our list of brand-new picture books along with some timeless favorites that are perfect for getting children excited for Halloween! We hope you enjoy these spooktacular booooks as much as we do!

College Applications

College Applications

Applying to college has never been easy, but over the past 20 years, it has become more competitive than ever. De. Aviva Legatt, admission offer in the Ivy League, shares how to stand out.

Pre-Teen and Teen Therapy Groups

Pre-Teen and Teen Therapy Groups

Lehigh Valley Center for Child and Family Development, located on Brookside Road in Allentown, is hosting therapy group opportunities for local preteen and teen girls in the Lehigh Valley.

Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins

These Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins are full of Fall flavor. Bake up a batch on the weekend to serve all week long as a grab-and-go breakfast! Thank you to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore for sharing.

Fall Fun in the Lehigh Valley: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and More!

Fall Fun in the Lehigh Valley: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and More!

Fall lovers, rejoice! Lehigh Valley is the perfect place to find pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and more fall fun! The Lehigh Valley is the best place to enjoy the outdoors this fall with plenty of orange and red leaves, crisp air, pumpkin patches, apple picking, corn...

Meet Mom and Professional Organizer, Teresa Dinneen

Meet Mom and Professional Organizer, Teresa Dinneen

Teresa Dinneen is a mom of two who lives with her husband and kids in Redondo Beach, CA. She’s also a professional organizer and stylist who works with a team of five to simplify her clients’ homes, and lives, and along the way shares her secrets on her Lifestyled site. This time of year, we’re all about doing just that, so we asked Teresa for some of her best tips for getting organized, including her simple 6-part process and when to know you need help!

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil Recipe

This Creamed Corn Pasta with Zucchini and Basil is the perfect end of summer recipe, packing in all that seasonal produce into a pasta dish that is both kid-friendly and vegetarian.

Pandemic ADHD Moms

Pandemic ADHD Moms

In early 2020, Charlotte Shaff, a mom of two, started to feel anxious, depressed, fatigued and was gaining weight. Charlotte is part of a growing number of moms nationwide who, over the past year-plus, are questioning whether they could be dealing with ADHD. They are struggling with increased responsibilities and less help, while connecting on social media with others who have been through a late-in-life diagnosis.

Generation 9/11, An Interview with the Filmmaker

Generation 9/11, An Interview with the Filmmaker

A new documentary, Generation 9/11, features seven of the children who were born after their fathers died on September 11th, 2001. We spoke to filmmaker and mom Liz Mermin about this fascinating—and simultaneously sad and hopeful—project.

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with Roast Chicken with Thyme

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah with Roast Chicken with Thyme

L’Shana Tova to all who celebrate. This Roast Chicken with Thyme and Honey, from Leah Koenig’s The Jewish Cookbook, is one of those go-to meals that works as well for holiday dinners as it does for family meals all Fall long.

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