Parenting

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide for Kids!

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide for Kids!

As a follow up to our Summer Reading Guide for Moms, we decided to put together a Summer Reading Guide for Kids, with recommendations from some of our moms across the country that make up The Local Moms Network. Check out their picks and freshen your reading routine...

Lake Bell On Her New Movie, Saying No to Helicopter Parenting & More!

Lake Bell On Her New Movie, Saying No to Helicopter Parenting & More!

  Lake Bell On Her New Movie, Saying No to Helicopter Parenting & More! Lake Bell voices cat Chloe in “The Secret Life of Pets 2” from Illumination. We’re calling it now: One of the biggest movies for kids this summer is bound to be The Secret Life of Pets 2,...

Sunscreen for Kids: What Ingredients are Safe & What to Avoid

Sunscreen for Kids: What Ingredients are Safe & What to Avoid

We all know that sunscreen helps prevent sun damage that can lead to skin cancer. So it’s a no-brainer that we’re thinking about it more than ever as we head into summer. That’s why last week’s study on how readily sunscreens are absorbed into skin (and can even be...

How to Raise Kids Who Love Reading

How to Raise Kids Who Love Reading

  We all know how important reading to kids is for their literacy, but what do you do if your children—particularly school age and older—aren’t naturally eager readers? We spoke to New York Times-bestselling author Michael Northrop, who has penned thirteen books,...

Conquering The First Birthday Party

Conquering The First Birthday Party

Conquering The First Birthday Party Ok here is the first thing I will say. When I surveyed other Moms – online and in person – about first birthday dos and don’ts, I got VERY conflicting feedback. So I think the most important thing to consider when planning or...

Keeping Childcare Close to Home with an Au Pair

Keeping Childcare Close to Home with an Au Pair

Childcare is one of the most challenging and significant decisions a family can make. As parents, we want a stable, yet flexible option that will also provide our kids with a nurturing, loving and enriching environment they’ll enjoy. It’s a tall...

SMACKDOWN SERIES: Baby Sunscreen

SMACKDOWN SERIES: Baby Sunscreen

A few pointers below before we get to the actual sunscreens. *Sorry, this is an ulta long post, but it’s because I’m trying to be really helpful!!! A word on “mineral” sunscreen (which is what many Moms aim to use) There are essentially two groups when it comes to...

Preschool Hunting 101

Preschool Hunting 101

Preschool Hunting. Oye. From the outside, it’s seems like it couldn’t be that complicated….

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