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The 2022 Private School Guide is a list of schools in the New York and Connecticut areas that includes what each school offers and when to attend an Open House so that you can ask questions and take an in person or virtual look!
Make lunches that are guaranteed to be eaten.
When it comes to the health of our kids, most parents these days are focusing on inoculations and infections. But when it comes to our homes, we often give little thought to potent environmental hazards that may be lurking in the air, behind the walls, on windowsills, and on the floor where infants and toddlers crawl and play. So, here’s a brief primer on what to be aware of in your home to protect your family against the invisible substances that may be endangering your children’s health.
Supporting farmers is only one great reason!
Celebrate the 4th with this festive snack!
Closet Factory offers custom storage solutions for all areas of your home
Here’s a fun idea from our partner Mosquito Squad to get outside and enjoy your backyard this summer!
Strawberry picking is a fun summer activity for families and friends! The season typically begins in early June and runs through early July.
Some of our dads share what has helped them be the best fathers they can be
With over 1 million followers, this dood is quickly becoming “The Dude” to watch on social media.
Make this your children’s best summer ever with these virtual camps, activities and more.
Stay informed and call Mosquito Squad today for help staying protected in your own backyard.
Tik Tok Star Kathleen Ashmore shares her latest Hungry Lady Salad.
Eco-friendly fashion for moms and kids.
As mothers, it can be easy to feel disconnected from not only our pre-kid life, friends and extended family, but from the world and current events in general. Think of the this list as Cliffs Notes for news!
Creating a home that feels like a reflection of your family and works well with your daily routine is truly an accomplishment. We know that getting there can be challenging, that’s why the Westchester sites of the Local Moms Network have teamed up to put together the 2022 Digital Home Magazine. Make this your go-to resource all year long for all things home design, improvement, maintenance and more!
At The Local Moms Network, our goal is to give quality time back to moms — from physical health, to emotional health, our goals are to empower mothers with the time and framework they need to live their best lives.
We believe that the home is the heart of the family, and the family is the true heart of mothers, near and far.
Kathleen Ashmore is a social media star, who shares recipes and secrets from her chef days. We asked the TikTok chef and busy mom what she keeps in her pantry—and more importantly, how does she keep it organized!
Satisfy every type of eater with this yummy dinner from The Bakermama!
The latest news from this female founded CBD brand we love.
Cheers to the 5th with 21 Seeds!
Enjoy rainy days with these chic looks!
The countdown to Summer 2022 has begun and the Westchester Camp Guide is here to help make your camp planning quick and easy, with all the info you need in one place!
Earth Day is April 22, and all of us at The Local Moms Network love celebrating with our kids!
When the trees bloom, seasonal allergies go into full effect. Therefore, most of us assume our runny noses, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats are caused by pollen. But what’s really causing the mayhem is not just pollen; it can be mold. Warmer weather and increased...
A super easy recipe that’s fun to decorate with some pastel sprinkles!
Designer Katie Fong shares her essential picks!
PCF Walks! Raising Funds for Pediatric Cancer Research & Honoring Connecticut Local Katie Kennedy & Family!
PCF Walks! is on April 24th at Brunswick School in Greenwich Connecticut. In addition to raising funds for such an important cause, PCF Walks! will honor Stamford local and pediatric cancer warrior, Katie Kennedy and her family!
Click HERE to register!
The BakerMama has you covered for St. Patrick’s Day with this festive recipe!
For women’s history month, add these to your bedtime story collection!
Having a few good board games on rotation is a great idea whether your kids are toddlers or teens
Advice to help you love your job – and your life – from career coach Hilary Berger.
The past few years have certainly been a reminder about the importance of self-care. It’s often too easy to put everyone else’s needs in front of our own, so we put together this Health & Wellness Guide to remind you to take the time to take care of YOU!
For the past two years, we have all been spending a great deal of time at home. But if your home harbors mold, lead, poor indoor air quality, exposed asbestos or contaminated water, your family’s health may be impacted.
Everyone will fall in love with this V-day tradition!
The Library Mom shares her list of books about love.
The Dylan’s Candy Bar founder shares her favorites!
Westport Moms and other moms from around around network share their faves!
Take your Game Day eats up a notch with these crowd-pleasing nachos!
Winter is here and we are celebrating with our favorite picture books showcasing the magic of snow filled days! Grab some hot chocolate and enjoy snuggling up while reading these whimsical winter reads!
These 10 coats will help you stay warm and stylish all winter long.
Take your Netflix night in up a notch!
The celebrity trainer shares her motivation secrets, home gym must-haves and more!
Our new contributor Kimberly Snyder helps us get motivated to meditate.
Spending part of summer living independently from Mom and Dad is one of those amazing experiences that will stay with your child forever. 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!
For our latest Meet a Mom, we spoke with Kelly Herman. Kelly transitioned from a career in marketing and PR in the luxury accessories industry to selling real estate with the Francie Malina team of Compass. She specializes in Rivertowns real estate and prides herself on helping her clients find new homes and acclimate to their new community!
We spoke to mom of one and Whole30 founder and CEO Melissa Urban about tips for a successful January Whole30!
This delicious smoothie is a perfect post-holiday breakfast!
Cheers to 2022! Here’s a shortlist of New Year’s Eve cocktails and mocktails—try one out for the big night or at your next soiree.
Get ready for the holidays and beyond with these simple steps!
Cake recipes that start with a box mix are some of our favorites!
Santa will be blown away with this new take on a classic treat!
The pandemic has made foot conditions, from fractures to chronic pain, more common than ever in moms. A Yale Medicine doctor weighs in.
This cocktail is the perfect way to toast to the holidays!
This hilarious duo is on their 3rd national tour
British chef and Dad of five Jamie Oliver shares all the details of his newest book and TV show, Together!
Take the pressure off your nightly rush to place your elf, with these ready-made ideas.
Let Closet Factory help you reimagine a space in your home
Our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide is packed with ideas for everyone in the family – we’ve got jewelry, sweets, spa services, toys, gifts for the home, yacht charters and more!
Giving Tuesday is a day to focus on charitable giving during the holiday season. We have put together this list of local organizations where Rivertowns families can volunteer or donate on Giving Tuesday, throughout the holidays and beyond!
Rockets of Awesome’s new mini line is adorable, convenient and makes a stylish holiday gift for littles!
Westchester’s Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Holiday Light Extravaganza, presented by Westchester Medical Center Health Network, will return to Kensico Dam Plaza bigger and better than ever with extended hours, thousands of more lights, magical holiday animations and a live Santa!
For our latest Meet a Mom, we spoke with Julie Cottineau. Julie is a global branding expert, CEO & founder of BrandTwist brand consultancy and former VP of Brand for Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. She is passionate about helping businesses, non profits, and entrepreneurs TWIST their personal and corporate brands to stand out in crowded markets!
Our guide to Preschools in and around the Rivertowns!
We want to help make the process of selecting the best school for your child easier by giving you all the information you’re looking for in one place!
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!
It’s the season of ghosts and goblins and we are thrilled to share our list of brand-new picture books along with some timeless favorites that are perfect for getting children excited for Halloween!
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!
Sign up for a FREE WEEK OF CLASSES at Club Pilates!
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!