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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...

4 Commons Myths About CBD, Debunked

4 Commons Myths About CBD, Debunked

            Recently, we introduced you to the dynamic mompreneurs behind Press Pause Project, a CBD line launched for women, by women. Founders Dawn Fable and Torrey Benson are passionate about encouraging women to “take a moment and press pause,” by...

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,...

Karolina Kurkova: Supermodel Mama-Turned Entrepreneur

Karolina Kurkova: Supermodel Mama-Turned Entrepreneur

Over the last few decades, Karolina Kurkova has made a name for herself with a hugely successful modeling career. Her resume includes highlights such as twenty-five Vogue magazine covers, being named a Victoria’s Secret Angel and completing...

MASSE: A New Shopping Tool Busy Moms are Loving

MASSE: A New Shopping Tool Busy Moms are Loving

 Anyone that’s ever completed a baby registry know it requires a lot of research. You can read online comments, of course, but we all still end up asking our friends, What really works? And that’s the concept behind the new app MASSE, a community based on...

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...

Paula’s Choice: A Better Skincare Option

Paula’s Choice: A Better Skincare Option

At The Local Moms Network, we love to share brands that are true to our mission of “giving moms the gift of time”. So when we partner with companies, we want to highlight ones that really deliver. That’s why we wanted to share what we’ve learned about...

Easy Floral Cocktails for Mother’s Day—Or Any Day!

Easy Floral Cocktails for Mother’s Day—Or Any Day!

Whether you’re hosting a Mother’s Day brunch this year, or simply want to toast to yourself, we can’t think of a better cocktail to do it with than these Mother’s Day Floral Cocktails from The Local Moms Networkcontributor Domestikated Life. Elderflower liquor is...

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...

Meet A Mom with Dr. Shari Carroll

Meet A Mom with Dr. Shari Carroll

  You’re the owner of a brand new dental practice in the Beach Cities – what drove you to become a dentist in the first place, and to set up shop here? My dad was a pediatric dentist. I was very close with my dad and I always wanted to follow in his footsteps. I...

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