Maple & Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!

Maple & Cinnamon Roll Pancakes!

Cinnamon rolls are a favorite holiday treat, but the maple-infused pancake version below, from Nicole Washington—the talented mama behind the Brown Sugar blog—is a perfect Fall breakfast. It uses simple ingredients you probably have in your pantry—including pancake...

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

Halloween is an annual rite of passage for kids. From the first time a new walker toddles up to trick or treat with his parents, to older kids finally being allowed to go door-to-door on their own—Halloween is as much a part of childhood as any holiday. Which makes it...

Rosh Hashana Recipe Round-Up!

Rosh Hashana Recipe Round-Up!

L’Shana Tovah to all those who are observing the Jewish New Year! The recipes below are wonderful seasonal dishes that work for anyone looking for some new Fall family-friendly favorites (think: crunchy apple salads, warming matzoh ball soup and a sweet and spicy...

Horderly: Tips for Organizing a Home Office

Horderly: Tips for Organizing a Home Office

These days, it’s more common than ever to have a child learning from home or a parent working from home. So home offices—once used only at homework time or on weekends—or front and center. That’s why we asked the experts at Horderly to share their simple 5-step...

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Did you know that Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death amongst student athletes and on school campuses? And that 1 in 300 kids have an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk? That’s why the parents behind Who We Play For (WWPF) formed a...

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

Parenting During the Pandemic: Easy as ABC?

This essay was contributed by Rachel Perks, PhD, mom of one and author of The Little A-Z: A Companion for First-Time Mothers and Their Partners  “You Got This” “We are in this together.” “Stay the course.” These days it is easy to mistake ourselves for extras in a...

Fall Mom Fashion: From School Drop Off to Apple Picking!

Fall Mom Fashion: From School Drop Off to Apple Picking!

This story was contributed by Kristin Koch, executive editor at Seventeen magazine, blogger behind closetfulofclothes.com and mom of two.      Fall is one of my favorite seasons to dress for. There’s nothing better than that short-lived period of cool, sunny weather...

Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Meet a Mom: Emily Rudman of Emilie Heathe!

Emily Rudman is a new mom and founder of lifestyle brand Emilie Heathe, which has been featured in publications like Vogue and Allure. Her curated product lineup currently includes nontoxic nail polish, an exfoliating lip treatment, fine jewelry, makeup sets and...

The Best Apple Crumble Recipe!

The Best Apple Crumble Recipe!

This recipe was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor, Host to Perfection! Wondering what to do with all those apples you picked this weekend? We love this classic recipe from the talented sisters behind Host to Perfection, using pantry ingredients we all have...

Classic, Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe from Maria Provenzano!

Classic, Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe from Maria Provenzano!

We’re calling it now—pumpkin bread is the new banana bread. And besides the fact that it is a delicious fall treat, the beta-carotene in pumpkin (converted to Vitamin A in the body) is a true powerhouse vitamin. It boosts the immune system, promotes eye health and...

Talking to Kids About Race

Talking to Kids About Race

As we speak to our children about race, it can be hard to know what to say and how to say it. To get some input on how to address these complex issues in a way that kids can understand, we reached out to Dr. Carlin Barnes, MD and Dr. Marketa Wills, MD, MBA, both...

Parenting A Special Needs Child During Quarantine

Parenting A Special Needs Child During Quarantine

Sara Hood has met many challenges over the course of her life. Born into a Sudanese refugee camp, she recovered from a heart attack at age 23 after the birth of her first child, Josiah, with NFL player Ziggy Hood. Now 9, Josiah has autism, and she is a fierce advocate...

QuadJobs: Getting Help During & After Quarantine!

QuadJobs: Getting Help During & After Quarantine!

  Anyone else need help now with groceries, tutoring during homeschooling or other errands? Or are you planning on hiring some extra hands *as-soon-as-possible* post-quarantine for babysitting and other household tasks? Previously, we’ve shared about one of our...

Where to Buy Face Masks Online

Where to Buy Face Masks Online

This story was originally published on Stamford Moms. The CDC has recommended that in instances where social distancing is impossible, people over the age of 2 wear non-medical masks, saying this is meant to slow the spread of the virus, and help people who may have...

Working Moms & COVID-19: What One New Survey Found!

Working Moms & COVID-19: What One New Survey Found!

  Working moms have undoubtedly been dealt an almost impossible hand with COVID-19. An already tough position—toggling between work and home—got 10 times harder as they were combined during quarantine. A recent headline in the New York Times declared “Pandemic...

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