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Estate Planning? Wills During a Pandemic

Estate Planning? Wills During a Pandemic

The Need for a Will During a PandemicAre you in the need of estate planning and have questions regarding wills during a pandemic?During the last month, Americans have been feeling the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as businesses close, stay-at-home orders have been...

Meet a Mom: Cat Osterman

Meet a Mom: Cat Osterman

When softball star Cat Osterman competed at Athens in 2004, she was the youngest athlete to win a gold medal for Team USA—in fact, she was still a student athlete at the University of Texas. The pitcher won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and she came out...

Book a Family Photoshoot with Shoott!

Book a Family Photoshoot with Shoott!

Now that Back to School season is underway, the holidays will be here before we know it. As crazy as that sounds, Christmas is just about four months away—so it’s the perfect time to take holiday photos for cards. That’s why we are thrilled to partner with Shoott, a...

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

Portobello Mushroom Pizzas

These Portobello Mushroom Pizzas are a kid-friendly choice for meatless Monday, and a great way to get kids to eat more veggies any day of the week. Experts say that putting new ingredients into familiar shapes or dishes (for instance, making mushrooms the base for...

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies

Cookies for breakfast? Why not, when they're filled with fiber and protein-rich almond flour and free of added sugars like these. This recipe from our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore is a perfect "Back to School" choice—make them on a Sunday for a grab-and-go...

Meet a Mom: Andrea Lavinthal

Meet a Mom: Andrea Lavinthal

This week’s Meet a Mom interview is with Andrea Lavinthal, a mom of two who is the Style & Beauty Director at PEOPLE. Like many families, Andrea and her husband, Justin Gregory and their kids Saxon, 4.5 and Vaughn, 2.5, moved to the suburbs (in her case,...

Your Mom Cares: Kid’s Mental Health in the Pandemic

Your Mom Cares: Kid’s Mental Health in the Pandemic

We are thrilled to share the new Mental Health Checklist from our friends at YourMomCares. Just in time for the school year, this wonderful organization has provided ways to help our kids have a happier, healthier year. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics,...

5 Reasons Moms Should Play Sports

5 Reasons Moms Should Play Sports

As we head into Fall, many of us are signing our kids up for Fall sports—and reminiscing about our own childhood sports careers. What we should be doing? Signing ourselves up, too. Experts say sports aren’t just for kids, and moms especially should stay in the game to...

Revenge Travel Safely with Treat

Revenge Travel Safely with Treat

Revenge travel. Also called a “comeback trip”, this travel trend is about making up for time at home during the pandemic. People are planning trips, and expanding their budgets to make these vacations extra special. Our newest partner, Treat, is bringing together...

Hudson County Moms After School Activities Guide 2021

Hudson County Moms After School Activities Guide 2021

With schools starting in just a few weeks, we rounded up a few of our favorite after school activities to help you get a jump start on registering! Whether your child is preschooler or a teen, in to theater or STEM, sports or cooking,  our guide has you covered!Hudson...

Easy Week Night Recipes: Chicken Nuggets

Easy Week Night Recipes: Chicken Nuggets

Summer is officially underway, and we're all about easy, kid-friendly meals that can be whipped up quickly after a day of camp or pool. These baked chicken nuggets take just about 20 minutes to come together, and can be made with gluten-free breadcrumbs for food...

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

This Mexican Street Corn Salad is the perfect summer dish to serve at a backyard BBQ. You can pre-make the mayo mixture so when the corn is cooled, it'll be ready to serve quickly. Thank you to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore of Cat with a K Cooks for sharing...

Get to Know Travel, Health and Wellness Brand Treat

Get to Know Travel, Health and Wellness Brand Treat

  After over a year and a half of being primarily homebodies, we’re experiencing serious wanderlust. That’s why we’re thrilled to be partnering with Treat, an innovative new brand that’s set to launch their app in August and offering a holistic approach to...

Why It’s Time to Retire the Term “Super Mom”

Why It’s Time to Retire the Term “Super Mom”

We’d like to suggest we collectively stop using the term “Super Mom”. Every time we hear it 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...

Meet a Mom: Lindsay Rechler

Meet a Mom: Lindsay Rechler

Lindsay Rechler is a NYC-based mom of two, a Managing Director at a global investment bank and most recently, a published author. Her first book, Good Morning Zoom, came about while explaining the pandemic to her young kids and was featured in the New York...

Drowning Prevention

Drowning Prevention

  Pandemic or not, there are few bigger items on our list of “mom worries” than drowning. And with good reason – it’s the leading cause of accidental deaths in kids ages 1 to 4. But there are some really simple ways to keep your kids safer. We spoke to Adam...

Meet a Mom: Kate Messner

Meet a Mom: Kate Messner

A new book from Simon & Schuster, aimed at younger readers, focuses on one of the most famous faces of the fight against the pandemic—Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Author Kate Messner, who lives on Lake...

Giving Digitized: Giving Made Easy

Giving Digitized: Giving Made Easy

  During the pandemic, many of us who were used to volunteering may have had to pause these charitable activities, due to increased childcare needs, social distancing, shutdowns or other quarantine regulations. Volunteering not only benefits the organizations or...

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