Meet A Mom, Maria of MariaLuisa Photography
Meet our Mom, Maria. Wife, Mother of 3 and Photographer. We spent an entire afternoon with her as she captured special moments for our growing families. If you’re in need of a family photographer in Western Nassau area, contact Maria @marialuisa_photo on instagram or check out her website; marialuisasphtography.com
Horderly’s Tips to a Clutter Free Home
As busy moms, we’re always looking to save ourselves and fellow parents time—that’s why the motto of The Local Moms Network is literally Giving Moms the Gift of Time. Horderly has been an effortless way for our moms to streamline their spaces—and lives.
Meet-a-Mom: Laura Siddons of The Nesting Place
Meet Laura Siddons, a busy mom of three kids 4 and under and co-founder of The Nesting Place in Farmingdale. The Nesting Place is a local motherhood wellness center which provides support for moms in the form of groups, classes and 1:1 support services for moms.
A Local Business Helping Others
Stores aren’t open but Mother’s Day is Sunday. If you’re looking for something special for Sunday or any day of the week, check out GIGI NY. A local business that works with local businesses all while giving back to the community.
Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Cinco de Mayo falls on Taco Tuesday this year. While you may not be able to sip Margaritas at your favorite Mexican restaurant this year, here are some recipes for an at home fiesta!
Meet a Mom – Jessie Cornicello
Meet Jessie Cornicello, the mom behind Hands in Handmade, a small business focused on open ended play. Read how the business came to be in addition to some ideas to keep the kids busy during quarantine!
New Toys for 2020
Check out some of the best new toys in 2020 according to the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association Awards.
Laura Prepon – A Raw and Honest Guide to Motherhood
A candid interview with Laura Prepon, author of “You and I, as Mothers: A Raw and Honest Guide to Motherhood,” which chronicles her struggles with postpartum anxiety and losing herself in motherhood.
Mommy in Quarantine
Kristina Gregory, CT based mom of two teenage boys, fell ill with Covid 19 in mid March. Learn about early symptoms and how her family coped while she was recovering.
Meet A Mom: Laurie Volges
Meet Laurie! Not only is she a Registered Dietitian and an amazing coach, but she is also a mama to the most adorable little guy, Luke. Read Laurie’s words of wisdom for making fitness a part of every day life!
Coronavirus. We’ve all been hearing a lot about it—and seeing some pretty dramatic images and stats in the news—but what exactly is it, and how concerned should we be?
Sweet Valentine’s Day Ideas for Kids that are Sugar Free!
Looking for some cute Valentine’s Day ideas that don’t involve candy? Check out a few great ideas that won’t involve a trip to the dentist!
Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas
Searching for some creative and fun ways to celebrate Valentine’s with your little ones this year? Well, as a self-appointed Valentine’s Day representative and real life craft expert, Maria Provenzano has you VERY covered!
Leftover Halloween Candy Cookie Recipe
Lots of leftover Halloween candy and need something to do with it? Here’s a cookie recipe that will put those leftovers to good use!
Teal Pumpkin – Food Allergy Friendly Ideas for Halloween
Halloween may be exciting for kids, but for parents of children with food allergies, it’s downright frightening. Check out some teal-pumpkin friendly favors to keep the holiday safe and exciting for all!
Recognizing Anxiety in Children and Teens
The Local Moms Network contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW, shares pointers on recognizing anxious behavior in kids and teens.
Autumn Carrot Sweet Potato Soup
Looking for something to warm your bones on a cool Autumn night? Jennifer Segal, blogger behind Once Upon A Chef and mother of two, share a recipe that will soon become a Fall favorite!
Meet A Mom: Natalie Economou
Meet Natalie Economou, the mompreneur behind WowMoms World in Mineola, the beautiful new concept play area for children that parents won’t mind visiting.
College Admissions – Part 2
Part 1 looked how competitive college admission is these days and if the industry experts were surprised by the recent bribing scandals (spoiler alert: no). We went back to these top experts for their very best tips on helping your child get into college.
College Admissions – Part 1
Whether your child is entering pre-K or starting their senior year, the college admissions scandals have likely been a topic of conversation around the water cooler or at the dinner table. In response to this news and the importance of this topic to our Moms, the Local Moms Network is publishing a two-part series on college admissions.