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Meet-a-Mom: Laura Siddons of The Nesting Place

I am so excited to share this Meet-A-Mom with a wonderful woman, Laura, co-founder of The Nesting Place in Farmingdale. Laura has had a passion for moms and babies since she can remember. She became a certified birth doula in 2008 and since then has supported many...

A Local Business Helping Others

Raised in Port Washington, GIGI’s founder was searching for opportunities to help her local community amidst the chaos of COVID19 shutdowns. She looked no further than the small businesses she’d been going to for decades in order to create themed “PACKS” to help them...

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone! We may be missing our favorite margs at our favorite Mexican spot, but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate our favorite foodie holiday at home! We’ve rounded up some yummy taco, enchilada, veggie sides, guac, dessert—and yes,...

Meet a Mom – Jessie Cornicello

We recently spoke with Jessie Cornicello, the mom behind Hands in Handmade. Jessie and her husband grew up in Lynbrook, and we are very lucky to still be within a few minutes of our families. They have two adorable children– a four year old son and a two year...

New Toys for 2020

Recently, The Local Moms Network was planning to hit the road and travel to Dallas, Texas, to scope out some of the latest and greatest new products for families and kids at the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) event in Dallas. Like many scheduled...

Laura Prepon – A Raw and Honest Guide to Motherhood

Like many of us, Laura Prepon is currently quarantining (at her New York City home) with her husband and kids—in her case, a newborn son and a toddler daughter. But before she entered into this new temporary reality, she had an already full plate, with her second book...

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