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Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Once cold weather months are upon us, we begin craving the dishes that keep us warm and stick to our ribs.  One fall favorite for my family is good old fashion, macaroni and cheese.  It’s filling, super comforting and meal my kids always request.  Because it’s fall...

What Not To Say To Pregnant Women

What Not To Say To Pregnant Women

“How much weight have you gained?” “It’s about time! We’ve been wondering when you’d have another kid!” “Whoa….. you’re going to have wine? While pregnant?” “Are you old enough to have a child?” “You wouldn’t cut off your own eyelid, so why would you circumcise your...

An Expert Weighs In: Teaching Self Regulation & Diffusing Tantrums

An Expert Weighs In: Teaching Self Regulation & Diffusing Tantrums

Let's face it Moms, parenting a toddler can be TOUGH sometimes, and it's easy to wonder if you're doing it "right" and if there are things you could be doing to make a difficult situation easier - especially in the heat of the moment. We sat down with Bryana Kappa,...

Meet Ashley DeJong!

Meet Ashley DeJong!

One of our favorite parts of launching The Local Moms Network has been discovering talented mamas across the country, finding projects that are meaningful to them while raising their families. One of our recent fave finds? Ashley DeJong, the beautiful and real...

Donte Palmer: From Changing Tables to Changing Fatherhood

Donte Palmer: From Changing Tables to Changing Fatherhood

Donte Palmer is a dad changing what it means to be a father—one changing table at a time. His amazing journey began in October of last year, when he found himself in a men’s room without a changing table to use to change his son’s diaper. Like he had done...

Sunday Meal Prep

Sunday Meal Prep

As we start to head back into the school season, parents can use all the help they can get during this busy time. Megan Sullivan, the co-founder of The Local Mom's Network, has some helpful tips for parents and caregivers that she recently shared with...

Part 2: College Admission Series

Part 2: College Admission Series

Welcome to Part 2 of our College Admission series! Part 1 looked at exactly how competitive college admission is these days—and why.

Meet a Mom: April Gargiulo of Vintner’s Daughter

Meet a Mom: April Gargiulo of Vintner’s Daughter

As moms, we’re always looking to try to streamline our routines, including how we take care of our skin. That’s why we were so intrigued when we started hearing about Vintner’s Daughter,

Meet-A-Mom with Susan Agostinelli from Pure Hermosa

Meet-A-Mom with Susan Agostinelli from Pure Hermosa

You’re the owner of an exciting new business in the Beach Cities called Pure Hermosa, which sells CBD products. I think a lot of people are confused about CBD. What is it exactly, and what is it used for? Mother Nature has given us some divine ingredients, and when...

4th of July Celebrations in the Beach Cities

4th of July Celebrations in the Beach Cities

Have plans for the 4th?  We have you covered!  We are so lucky to have a bunch of different celebrations here in the Beach Cities for 4th of July.  Check out some of the events below.  Which ones will you be going to with your family? Manhattan Beach July 4th Pool...

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,...

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