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Recycled Rainbow Garland

Recycled Rainbow Garland

Thank you to Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Moms for sharing!   Saving egg cartons is a great idea because they are a perfect material for kids crafts. This idea from Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Moms is super fun!   Materials: Egg cartons; Foam board, cardboard, or any...

DIY Rainbow Art

DIY Rainbow Art

This piece was contributed by our DIY contributor Maria Provenzano and originally appeared on her site, From Scratch with Maria.   DIY RAINBOW ART   Materials: White paper, preferably card stock but any white paper will work. Paint, preferably in the colors of...

Gardening with Kids: Fun Ideas for All Ages

Gardening with Kids: Fun Ideas for All Ages

  Spring is finally here, and we couldn’t be happier to be shaking off the winter doldrums and getting outside again. Since we’re planning on still spending more time at home this spring and summer, gardening is at the top of our list. We found a fantastic new...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Grandparent Visits, Travel & More

COVID-19 Vaccine: Grandparent Visits, Travel & More

Now that COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out natinwide,  we’re starting to wonder what this means for our families and routines. How will the vaccines change visits with grandparents, who have been prioritized for immunization? And is spring break/summer travel now...

The Ultimate 2021 Sleepaway Summer Camp Guide!

The Ultimate 2021 Sleepaway Summer Camp Guide!

Spending part of their summer at camp is one of those amazing experiences that will stay with your child forever. Use this guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway options throughout the United States. All of them will help your child gain valuable confidence,...

How to Keep Your 2021 Resolutions

How to Keep Your 2021 Resolutions

  Did you make resolutions this year? And if so, how it all that going? Researchers who have studied resolutions predict that most people will slip by January 19. If you’re in that faltering group,...

Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

  Recently, Bre Haizlip (“Dr. Bre”) gave an end of year motivational Zoom talk to the moms of The Local Moms Network. We all loved her down-to-earth advice and her commit to helping woman. For this week’s Meet a Mom interview, we spoke to Dr. Bre about her...

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder of Frances Valentine

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder of Frances Valentine

  Elyce Arons is co-founder of the Frances Valentine clothing brand, which she launched with the late, legendary designer Kate Spade and her husband Andy Spade after selling Kate Spade. (She and Kate were college best friends and since Kate’s tragic death in...

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...

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape

Chic Black & White Halloween Tablescape

This amazing DIY project was shared by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch.      BLACK AND WHITE CHIC HALLOWEEN TABLE     SPOOKTACULAR TABLESCAPE...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Eliza Starts a Rumor

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Eliza Starts a Rumor

We’re thrilled to launch The Local Moms Book Club with Eliza Starts a Rumor! The book revolves around Eliza Hunt, a mom who created the Hudson Valley Ladies’ Bulletin board when her twins were in preschool. Cue the mom forum drama (a la today’s social media groups)...

Homemade Dinners, Made Easy from Dream Dinners

Homemade Dinners, Made Easy from Dream Dinners

When I was growing up, having family dinner together was an important part of our lives. As we grew into busy teenagers with sports and jobs, it didn’t always happen every day, but we did always get that chance at least a few nights a week. I definitely didn’t...

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...

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