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RVA Local Business Feature: Any Lab Test Now!

RVA Local Business Feature: Any Lab Test Now!

Any Lab Test Now is a locally owned franchise located in the West End of Richmond, in the same shopping area as Walmart. This business is woman owned by an amazing Richmond native and mom of twin girls. She has been in the healthcare industry for over 14 years,...

Fundraise & Have Fun with Shoott!

If you’re involved in fundraising at your child’s school (shoutout to fellow PTA or PTO Moms!), sports team, or other local organization, coming up with creative ways to raise money can be a challenge. Seriously – how many bake sales or car washes can you do before...

Rihanna’s Pregnancy Style: 5 Looks We Love

Rihanna’s Pregnancy Style: 5 Looks We Love

Congrats to Rihanna on the birth of her first child! We love her fashion forward maternity style – from baring her belly to announce her pregnancy to her high fashion looks that had paparazzi covering her pregnancy like it was the Met Gala. When interviewed by...

Berry Caprese Salad

Berry Caprese Salad

  Summer is synonymous with salad, and now salad is synonymous with Kathleen Ashmore, Tik Tok Star and Local Moms Network Food Contributor. Her "Hungry Lady Salad" series is turning even salad skeptics into believers, and this Berry Caprese Salad is her latest...

How to Talk to Kids About The Uvalde, Texas School Shooting

How to Talk to Kids About The Uvalde, Texas School Shooting

The Uvalde, TX school shooting is so many things—tragic, senseless, terrifying. It has also been described as unimaginable, but unfortunately, it is not. And whether our kids are old enough to remember Sandy Hook, Parkland or Columbine, many of them are asking...

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria for Summer

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria for Summer

Cheers to Summer! We love a good Sangria in the warmer weather, and depending on the setting or food pairing, have served it in white, red or rose varieties. This Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria from The BakerMama is not only refreshing, but decorated with a patriotic,...

Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board

Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board

This Build Your Own Rice Bowl Board allows each member of your family to create a dinner plate they’ll love–and actually eat! Picky eaters may just choose chicken and rice, while more adventurous ones may add edamame, spicy Sriracha sauce or cilantro. We’ve been...

Toddler Tantrums & Triggers…And How to Stop Them

Toddler Tantrums & Triggers…And How to Stop Them

This original story was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Harvey Karp, M.D.   Toddler truth: Tantrums usually peak at 18 to 24 months, subside a bit, then crest again around 3.5 years. So, knowing how to prevent—and quell—these meltdowns now will...

Air Fried Artichoke Salad with Lemon Parmesan Dressing

Air Fried Artichoke Salad with Lemon Parmesan Dressing

This special salad is perfect for Mother’s Day or any Spring gathering. “It’s a new way to use canned artichokes, a convenient and affordable ingredient, and it’s packed with flavor and fiber to keep you satisfied,” says Kathleen Ashmore, Tik Tok Star and Food...

Top Rain Jacket Picks for Moms

Top Rain Jacket Picks for Moms

The days are getting longer, flowers are blooming…Spring is here (finally)! But just when temperatures start rising and the deep winter brain fog starts to clear, the rain starts. And it just doesn’t stop. We’re here to help you combine some retail therapy with a...

Truffled Asparagus Crostinis

Truffled Asparagus Crostinis

  These elegant crostini are a surefire winner for all your spring get-togethers, loaded with fresh asparagus, two types of truffle flavor (oil and salt) and fresh lemon. Thank you to the talented moms from Habitual Hostess for sharing!     Truffled...

Spring Must Haves

Spring Must Haves

Anyone else *more* than ready to swap winter coats and sweaters for spring dresses and tops? We asked designer Katie Fong Biglin, for her go-to picks for the season. All of them are mom-friendly (read: easy to style) and many of them are perfect for pregnancy and...

Get Better Sleep & Skin with SAINT JANE

Get Better Sleep & Skin with SAINT JANE

Sleep and skincare are two things that have become more important to many of us since becoming moms. Whether you’re waking up with babies, waiting up for teenagers, or simply burning the candle at both ends, good sleep is priceless. Skincare, too, becomes more...

Meet a Dad: Paralympic Snowboarder Noah Elliott

Meet a Dad: Paralympic Snowboarder Noah Elliott

The Beijing 2022 Paralympics ran from March 4 to 13, 2022, and one of the athletes we followed was Noah Elliott. Four years ago in Pyeongchang South Korea, this Paralympic Snowboarder won the gold medal in the banked slalom event and a bronze medal in snowboard cross....

Easy Fresh Spring Salad

Easy Fresh Spring Salad

With the weather warming up and schedules getting busier, we're all about throwing together quick salads—and this spring version from Rachael Mahoney of Kinney Lane, a Greenwich, CT-based healthy prepared meal delivery business, is at the top of our list. "This salad...

Peeps Rice Krispies Treats

Peeps Rice Krispies Treats

This story originally appeared on our sister site, Sound Shore Moms. If you've been following for a little bit, you've probably realized that I really like a good theme, especially when celebrating holidays. I came across these Peep Rice Krispies Treats on instagram...

Top 10 Family Vacation Ideas for 2022

Top 10 Family Vacation Ideas for 2022

  Top 10 Family Vacations 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...

Lemon Yogurt Cake

Lemon Yogurt Cake

    This Lemon Yogurt Cake from The Local Moms Network Contributor Kathleen "Kat" Ashmore just feels like Spring to us! Perfect for Easter or any Spring soiree, it can be made gluten-free and topped with either a lemon glaze or more decadent buttercream,...

COVID-19 Vaccine & Kids Ages 5 to 11: Answers to Your Questions

COVID-19 Vaccine & Kids Ages 5 to 11: Answers to Your Questions

Caleb, age 8, after getting his first COVID-19 shot in Albany, NY With the recent approval of the Pfizer vaccine for kids ages 5 to 11, millions of parents nationwide have already vaccinated their kids—and millions more are weighing the decision. As parents, we always...

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