How We’re Shopping For Back to School

How We’re Shopping For Back to School

  This year, the “back-to-school” transition feels a little different. Along with pencils and notebooks, some of us are adding masks to backpacks. Maybe we’re prepping to homeschool or do virtual school, with mom as teacher. Others are dividing into pods with...

Beyond Mom’s Randi Zinn on Raising Biracial Children

Beyond Mom’s Randi Zinn on Raising Biracial Children

  Randi Zinn, the mom behind the popular podcast, The Going Beyond with Randi Zinn Podcast, has made a career out of helping other moms find themselves again after having kids, through mindfulness, wellness and self-love. Previously, we featured this talented...

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...

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