How Shaping My Dream Body Helped Shaped My Dream Life

  This original story was shared by TLMN Sara Hood. MORE POUNDS, MORE PROBLEMS “You look good, but don’t gain more weight.” Despite being a fit teenager that played basketball in high school, a relative made a comment about my figure that made me even more conscious...

CBD & Anxiety: One Mom’s Story

 Recently, we showcased the moms behind Press Pause, a female-focused CBD company. We also asked the passionate ladies who started the brand to dispel some myths about CBD—including the stigma and misconceptions around CBD. This week, co-founder Dawn Fable shares with...

Anxiety, Kids & Teens: Signs to Know

This original story was provided by The Local Moms Network contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW. For more advice on anxiety and related topics, go to https://www.caitlyndunncounseling.com. Anxiety, the “bully of the brain,” at its root is the fear of being out...

Vaping: The Latest News From Yale

This story was provided by Yale Medicine. During a recent media briefing, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advised people to avoid e-cigarettes while federal and state officials investigate a nationwide outbreak of severe respiratory illnesses...

A New Sibling is on the Way: How to Prepare your Kids

 The Local Moms Network is growing, with several of our moms—including Stamford Moms, Hyde Park Moms and Mendham Moms—adding to their families. This week, Melissa DeSanti of Mendham Moms shared how she’s preparing her older children Georgia (3.5) and Freddie (2)....

My BRCA Story: Chicago North Shore Mom Shares Her Journey

 As Chicago North Shore Moms, part of The Local Moms Network, celebrates its one year anniversary, we spoke with the woman behind it, Ellie Ander, about her personal breast cancer story. Just in time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Ellie, a mom of three, shares how...

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