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New York State Parents and Guardians help get the Dominic Murray Sudden Cardiac Arrest Prevention Act signed into law
Some candy alternatives to make your Halloween fun and special!
Reflections from Club Pilates – carving out just one hour a week for Pilates will do wonders for your physical and mental health. Plus a special offer just for The Local Moms Network!
Recently, we shared our favorite Back-to-School shopping secret weapon—Rockets of Awesome. Their new Winter collection is fantastic—bright, happy and full of pieces perfect for the holidays!
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Another family-friendly winner from our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore.
On the evening of September 14th the Mario Cuomo Bridge will light up the night in Gold to help raise awareness!
In this film Liz Mermin featured seven of the children who lost dads in the terrorist attacks 20 years ago.
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Leah Koenig shares her popular holiday dish!
For our latest Meet a Mom we spoke to Laurie about family and life in the Rivertowns, professional coaching, her involvement in the community through Broad River – a women’s networking organization she founded, and what she learned about coaching and networking during a pandemic.
Back to school shopping just got easier with this online brand of fun, unique clothes for kids!
Stay in the game—it could help you be happier, healthier and live longer.
Use their amazing new app and other services to let you plan unforgettable trips—safely.
This short list from Palm Beach Moms is a must read!
Tired of green salads? Try this refreshing alternative from Host to Perfection!
HeyMama introduced us to these awesome mompreneurs and now we’re sharing their stories with you!
Every time we hear the term “Super Mom” we cringe a little, and we’re pretty certain whoever coined it hadn’t experienced the miraculous storm of motherhood. Here are three reasons why we think it should be shelved indefinitely. And an alternative that we hope you’ll consider.
Get back to traveling—safely—with a new health lifestyle brand.
Our 2021 guide to restaurants in and around the Rivertowns offering outdoor dining!
A water safety expert shares his best advice
From your master bedroom closet to your pantry or your home office, The Closet Factory takes care of all your home organizational needs with space saving solutions.
The Good Morning Zoom author shares details of her pandemic project.
Some of our favorite camps share their outlook on kindness!
How Hagar Hajjar Chemali, a mom of three, went from working for the U.S. government to launching her own show.
Summer is a great time to revisit this post from The Local Moms Network on literacy tips – it is full of great ideas to keep kids reading while school is out!
While many 4th of July Celebrations are either virtual or cancelled again this year, there are live fireworks shows being planned for this holiday weekend! We put together a list of live fireworks shows in and around the Rivertowns. Enjoy the weekend!
Don’t miss these 4th of July inspired recipes from Maria Provenzano, The Local Moms Network contributor and Lifestyle + DIY Expert!
Just in time for summer, we rounded up some of the best spiked frozen drinks, popsicles and other desserts. If you love frosé, bookmark the list below for some fresh ideas, perfect for any summer soiree.
Don’t forget to include your pup in your summer plans! Here are some tips, tricks and things to do with your 4 legged kids this summer thanks to Active Dog! There are lots of dog friendly parks right in our area, perfect for a day trip! With plenty of activities at these parks to keep you, your kids, and your pet’s occupied and stimulated, the hardest part will be choosing where to go
The whole family will love these picks from the Library Mom!
For our latest Meet a Mom we spoke to Heather Rhyu, owner of 3 Club Pilates studios in Westchester County. She talked to us about family and life in the Rivertowns, her involvement in the community through the Rivertowns Chamber of Commerce and what she learned about running an exercise and fitness business during a pandemic.
Tips from a top camp expert on everything from packing to emotional prep – for the kids and parents!
There’s a time and place for cooking an elaborate meal, and it’s not during the week. That’s why we love this recipe from CatwithaK cooks!
As pandemic restrictions are dialed back, a therapist shares her tips on changing family and marital dynamics.
As we emerge from the pandemic and back into exercise studios, Club Pilates shares some great information about the many benefits of Pilates!
Healthy, summer inspired popsicles the entire family can enjoy!
Get in on the Kickstarter campaign and be among the first to have this new toy, created by a mom!
We spoke with Christine Randazzo Kirschner and April Panitz, of Rivertowns based Amenta Nutrition, who shared some great information and advice about picky eaters.
Zibby Owens is known for her podcast, Moms Don’t Have Time To Read Books, gaining recognition everywhere from Oprah.com to New York magazine. We asked her to share a bit more about her background, book, and upcoming projects.
The Family Services of Westchester is a proud provider agency of NY Project Hope, a crisis counseling program that can help you or your community cope with COVID-19.
Christina’s Charcuterie offers beautifully curated charcuterie boards, grazing tables and boxes. Her boards feature premium ingredients from local farms, and can be customized for any occasion – big or small!
This activity from our contributor Maria Provenzano is our favorite type of DIY—it’s easy enough to do with kids, but the result is cute enough to give as a gift!
The bestselling author shares his advice for parents with reluctant readers (and break the screen time habit) and more.
For our latest Meet a Mom, we spoke with Erica Maltz, founder and CEO of WhizKidz Tutoring. She created WhizKidz, and its subsidiary WK Pods, with the intention of helping students of all ages gain confidence in themselves to successfully navigate and thrive in school. Erica spoke to us about family, life in the Rivertowns, and what she learned about teaching and tutoring during a pandemic!
A simple, healthy, fast and delicious recipe from our contributor CatwithaK Cooks.
We are so proud to be featured in Forbes! It is an honor to be part of The Local Moms Network and this incredible community! Read the full article here.
For this unique Meet a Mom, we spoke to 2 moms and their 3 daughters! Ella, Adrianna and Gia are the 10 year old entrepreneurs behind the new jewelry company Jewels 4 Hope, and Brianna Johnson and Amy Bower are their moms who are helping make it all possible!
We have compiled a list of some of our favorite activities happening in and around the Rivertowns in honor of Earth Day!
Our 2021 guide to amazing, local businesses operated out of Websites and Homes throughout the Rivertowns!
The author of This is How It Always Is talks about her NY-Times bestselling book, which was also a Reese Witherspoon pick.
This mother daughter pair is helping tween girls build self esteem through an innovative new platform.
Register for the Spring Cupcake Decorating Challenge with Kate Sonders Solomon HERE!
barre3 Rivertowns is a fitness studio, offering classes that combine strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness. They have in-studio and livestream offerings – with an outdoor class schedule coming soon! Barre3 also has a spacious lobby area which is perfect for community events. We spoke with owner Becca Licht about previous events they have hosted and the plans they are making after COVID!
Project Sunshine is an amazing organization that aims to bring joy and play to pediatric patients. We spoke to Whitney Namm Pollack, Executive Director with Project Sunshine, about their mission, pivoting to virtual offerings during COVID, and how we can support them.
Make you Easter table a little more colorful with this healthy twist on a classic!
These Easter Bunny Cinnamon Rolls from Maegan, the talented mom behind The BakerMama, will do double duty as a fun holiday activity and a delicious Easter breakfast!
The New York Times bestselling author chats about her career, tips for moms and more!
We’re always looking for weeknight dinner ideas that appeal to everyone in our families, from husbands to big kids to toddlers and even babies. That’s why this super simple but completely customizable Baked Potato Bar from The Baker Mama—a Dallas, TX-based mom of four—caught our eye.
Picture Book is an independent bookstore based in Dobbs Ferry that offers both online and in-person shopping at their semi-permanent pop-up inside HudCo. They specialize in beautiful picture books for children and adults (think gorgeous cookbooks and coffee table books), and they frequently feature local authors!
We spoke with Ronit Sukenick, PT, DPT, PRPC. This mom of two is a Physical Therapist and an expert in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation. As moms most of us are aware of the pelvic floor, and know it’s very important to our health and wellness. Ronit gave us some great information about this mysterious and sometimes intimidating topic!
Leah Koenig is a Brooklyn, NY-based mom of two and cookbook author who is known as an authority on modern Jewish cooking. She shared this recipe for Spring Veggie White Matzo Lasagna because it is a filling, simple, and incredibly tasty main that can serve a family well (with leftovers) during the week of Passover!
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Did you know that March 19th is World Sleep Day? We thought that was the perfect time to get some advice from one of our favorite sleep experts! We spoke with Natalie Homem from Sleepy on Hudson, who shared some great information about babies and sleep!
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Spring is finally here, and we couldn’t be happier to be getting outside again. Since we’re still planning on spending more time at home this spring and summer, gardening is at the top of our list. Here are some great ways to get your kids into the garden!
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this fun craft idea!
The Observatory Shop is a lifestyle knitting shop that carries yarn, tools and notions from small businesses from around the world. They also offer a unique collection of gifts for the home, apparel and fine jewelry. They invite customers to come in for the yarn and stay for the curated collection – all are invited!
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These easy tips from wellness expert Kimberly Snyder will help you strengthen your most important asset in the pandemic—your mental and physical health.
All-Westchester Guide to Summer Day Camps for Your Kids!
Check here for a list of ways to help families in Texas as they cope with record-breaking snowfall, freezing temperatures, homes being destroyed and lack of food.
Eyes on Hudson provides the Rivertowns with state-of-the-art, personalized eye care. They carry a curated collection of local and independent eyewear designers, highlighting beautiful and technically advanced contemporary and classic designs.
Use this guide to help make Summer 2021 extra special!
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This recipe from our food contributer Sue Malat, owner of Elev8 Your Plate, is both fun and delicious! We love the idea of making edible Hot Cocoa Mugs with our kids on a cold winter afternoon!
The Refill Room is Westchester’s sustainable destination for refillable household and zero-waste products. Reducing single-use plastic, one refill at a time.
Susy is a mom of two and a successful restauranteur. She and her husband/business partner Michael own The Shop Ardsley – an amazing hybrid restaurant (bagels and luncheonette by day, full service restaurant by night) that is quickly becoming a go-to destination in the Rivertowns!