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Meal Planner: Trader Joe’s Edition

Meal Planner: Trader Joe’s Edition

Ask any mother – working woman or stay-at-home mom, contented chef or takeout pro – busy families need meal inspiration. Use the Local Mom’s Network meal-planning guide to get breakfast, lunch and dinner on the table simply and easily.

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Why Camp?

Why Camp?

Camps teach kids to do hard things. I’m sure we all hope our kids come out of the summer with a new skill or two, but I think the most important ones they’ll develop relate to emotions…

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St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails & Mocktails

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails & Mocktails

Cheers to the Irish and to you, Moms! Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day we’re sharing a roundup of 8 delicious cocktails and mocktails to serve and sip on March 17 (or any time!). And thankfully, there isn’t a green beer in the mix…

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Crunchy Kale Chopped Salad with 3-Ingredient Hummus Dressing

Crunchy Kale Chopped Salad with 3-Ingredient Hummus Dressing

A salad you can prep ahead makes weekday lunches or dinners come together quickly. This kale salad from Kathleen Ashmore is served with a super-easy homemade hummus dressing (just combine hummus, olive oil, lemon and salt). Add grilled chicken or chickpeas for extra protein and enjoy all week long!

read more
Are 40s the New Tween Years?

Are 40s the New Tween Years?

Did you know that perimenopause has its own developmental stages just like adolescence? This “prelude to menopause,” which may include shorter menstrual cycles, sleep issues, mood changes, changes in libido and a whole host of other lovely symptoms related to hormonal changes, usually starts in the late 30s into the 40s.

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Postpartum in America the Lindsay Clancy Story

Postpartum in America the Lindsay Clancy Story

“I remember the waves of sadness came rolling in out of nowhere,” she says. “I would cry over the silliest things like finding a pile of crumbs my husband missed while cleaning the counter. Then the sadness would turn into sporadic bursts of rage or even periods of overwhelming anxiety,”

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The 9 Mom Friends Every Mom Needs in her Life

The 9 Mom Friends Every Mom Needs in her Life

Mom friends are the glue that hold us together when shit hits the fan, and motherhood’s fan is being in a wind tunnel while you’re going 100 mph in a convertible. In other words, you’re going to need some good glue. Here, nine moms you need in your crew.

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5 Ways to Get Kids to Read More

5 Ways to Get Kids to Read More

There are two kinds of kids—kids who love reading and have their nose in a book at dinner, past bedtime, and when they’re supposed to be leaving for school. And then there are those who would rather do anything than read.

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Why Camp?

The 2023 Ultimate Camp Guide

Use our Camp & Program Guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway camp options throughout the United States as well as teen tours, educational programs and even community service opportunities. All of them will help your child gain valuable confidence, compile priceless memories and build lifelong friendships.

read more
Eat the Rainbow Board from The BakerMama

Eat the Rainbow Board from The BakerMama

  If one of your goals for the New Year is to add more fruits and veggies into your family diet, this Eat the Rainbow Board created by The BakerMama may just help you check that off your list. Assemble it at the beginning of the week to set out at dinner for a...

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Meet a Mom: Parenting Expert & Economist Emily Oster!

Meet a Mom: Parenting Expert & Economist Emily Oster!

Emily Oster is a world-renowned economist and parenting expert whose books include Expecting Better, Cribsheet, and The Family Firm.  Her mission is to make sense of the latest data about pregnancy and parenting, so you can feel more empowered to make your own choices.  She embodies the notion that knowledge is power… and we love the dose of humor and candor with which she shares her message, whether in her newsletter or on Instagram.

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Meal Planner: Trader Joe’s Edition

Meal Planner: Trader Joe’s Edition

Ask any mother – working woman or stay-at-home mom, contented chef or takeout pro – busy families need meal inspiration. Use the Local Mom’s Network meal-planning guide to get breakfast, lunch and dinner on the table simply and easily.

read more
Why Camp?

Why Camp?

Camps teach kids to do hard things. I’m sure we all hope our kids come out of the summer with a new skill or two, but I think the most important ones they’ll develop relate to emotions…

read more
St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails & Mocktails

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails & Mocktails

Cheers to the Irish and to you, Moms! Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day we’re sharing a roundup of 8 delicious cocktails and mocktails to serve and sip on March 17 (or any time!). And thankfully, there isn’t a green beer in the mix…

read more
Crunchy Kale Chopped Salad with 3-Ingredient Hummus Dressing

Crunchy Kale Chopped Salad with 3-Ingredient Hummus Dressing

A salad you can prep ahead makes weekday lunches or dinners come together quickly. This kale salad from Kathleen Ashmore is served with a super-easy homemade hummus dressing (just combine hummus, olive oil, lemon and salt). Add grilled chicken or chickpeas for extra protein and enjoy all week long!

read more
Are 40s the New Tween Years?

Are 40s the New Tween Years?

Did you know that perimenopause has its own developmental stages just like adolescence? This “prelude to menopause,” which may include shorter menstrual cycles, sleep issues, mood changes, changes in libido and a whole host of other lovely symptoms related to hormonal changes, usually starts in the late 30s into the 40s.

read more
Postpartum in America the Lindsay Clancy Story

Postpartum in America the Lindsay Clancy Story

“I remember the waves of sadness came rolling in out of nowhere,” she says. “I would cry over the silliest things like finding a pile of crumbs my husband missed while cleaning the counter. Then the sadness would turn into sporadic bursts of rage or even periods of overwhelming anxiety,”

read more
The 9 Mom Friends Every Mom Needs in her Life

The 9 Mom Friends Every Mom Needs in her Life

Mom friends are the glue that hold us together when shit hits the fan, and motherhood’s fan is being in a wind tunnel while you’re going 100 mph in a convertible. In other words, you’re going to need some good glue. Here, nine moms you need in your crew.

read more
5 Ways to Get Kids to Read More

5 Ways to Get Kids to Read More

There are two kinds of kids—kids who love reading and have their nose in a book at dinner, past bedtime, and when they’re supposed to be leaving for school. And then there are those who would rather do anything than read.

read more
The 2023 Ultimate Camp Guide

The 2023 Ultimate Camp Guide

Use our Camp & Program Guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway camp options throughout the United States as well as teen tours, educational programs and even community service opportunities. All of them will help your child gain valuable confidence, compile priceless memories and build lifelong friendships.

read more
Eat the Rainbow Board from The BakerMama

Eat the Rainbow Board from The BakerMama

  If one of your goals for the New Year is to add more fruits and veggies into your family diet, this Eat the Rainbow Board created by The BakerMama may just help you check that off your list. Assemble it at the beginning of the week to set out at dinner for a...

read more
Meet a Mom: Parenting Expert & Economist Emily Oster!

Meet a Mom: Parenting Expert & Economist Emily Oster!

Emily Oster is a world-renowned economist and parenting expert whose books include Expecting Better, Cribsheet, and The Family Firm.  Her mission is to make sense of the latest data about pregnancy and parenting, so you can feel more empowered to make your own choices.  She embodies the notion that knowledge is power… and we love the dose of humor and candor with which she shares her message, whether in her newsletter or on Instagram.

read more
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