Beyond COVID-19: Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

Beyond COVID-19: Keeping Kids Safe This Summer

  Of course, coronavirus is on all of our minds this summer, particularly as we look towards the Fall and various back to school plans. But as we spend more time at home and continue to stay safe through social distancing, experts urge parents not to forget about...

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun

Popsicles: Refreshing Recipes for Summer Fun

    Popsicles are synonymous with summer, and for good reason—they’re refreshing on hot days, help hydrate kids and adults alike, and are easy to hold, even for tiny toddler hands. While we don’t judge store bought varieties, making them allows you to...

Lucy’s Story: Help A Family Save Their Daughter’s Life

Lucy’s Story: Help A Family Save Their Daughter’s Life

  Lucy Van Doormaal was born on April 1st, 2020 at British Columbia Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, CA, joining older brother Sullivan, 3. But just a week later, parents Scott and Laura noticed something wasn’t right.  “Lucy was a natural thumb sucker, and...

Save Money Fast on Prescriptions with Hippo

Save Money Fast on Prescriptions with Hippo

    As moms, we’re always looking to save money and time. That’s where our new partner, Hippo, comes in. It’s a free digital savings card that helps people save up to 97% on their prescription medications—just by using their app or website to instantly compare...

Meet a Mom: Auctioneer and Author Lydia Fenet

Meet a Mom: Auctioneer and Author Lydia Fenet

  As Global Manager Director, Strategic Partnerships and Lead Auctioneer at Christie’s Auction House, Lydia Fenet certainly has a big job. As one of the most sought after auctioneers in the world, she’s raised over half a billion dollars for nonprofit...

Watermelon Fireworks for the 4th

Watermelon Fireworks for the 4th

Fourth of July is right around the corner. I know it's not going to look or feel the same this year  But that doesn't mean that you and your family can't enjoy some festive food. This year take your watermelon and make them into festive fireworks! Only a few steps...

Patriotic Popcorn

Patriotic Popcorn

Fourth of July is right around the corner. I know it's not going to look or feel the same this year  But that doesn't mean that you and your family can't enjoy some festive treats. This year take your popcorn up a notch and jazz them up with some chocolate, festive...

4th of July Game: Balloon Darts

4th of July Game: Balloon Darts

  Looking for 4th of July fun? Try this DIY Dart Game from The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch with Maria Provenzano.     DIY Patriotic Dart Game   Supplies:...

A Go-To Blueberry Pie Recipe for the 4th of July

A Go-To Blueberry Pie Recipe for the 4th of July

  Anyone else baking up a storm this summer? We’re adding this festive dessert from Art of the Pie’s Kate McDermott to our 4th of July baking list. Her new book, Pie Camp: The Skills You Need to Make Any Pie You Want (Countryman Press) will be released October 6,...

Chocolate Dipped Watermelon for the 4th

Chocolate Dipped Watermelon for the 4th

This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch with Maria Provenzano.       It isn't summer until you have had watermelon!! It is one...

Easy 4th of July Recipes

Easy 4th of July Recipes

Credit: Freut Cake[/caption]   Need some ideas for your 4th of July menu? These options include something for everyone, from festive cocktails to savory sides. Hope everyone has a happy—and healthy—holiday this year.       Drinks Watermelon Mojito from...

Rosé Cocktails for Summer

Rosé Cocktails for Summer

Rosé is the official drink of summer, and it’s also a perfect base for warm weather cocktails. We asked Erica Blumenthal and Nikki Huginar, who co-authored Yes Way Rosé, for their favorite pink mixed drinks. See below and cheers to summer! Photos: Sarah Anne Ward...

Catching Up with Donte Palmer of Squat for Change

Catching Up with Donte Palmer of Squat for Change

Photo credit: Kate Gardiner   Last year, we spoke to Donte Palmer, dad to three boys, about his amazing Squat for Change movement. It started with a single viral photo of him trying to change his youngest son’s diaper in a public restroom, on his lap—and resulted...

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