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How to Prevent the Summer Slide!

How to Prevent the Summer Slide!

“Summer slide” is the tendency for students, especially students from low-income families, to lose some of the knowledge and achievement gains they made the previous school year. Go Peer is explaining how to prevent that this summer!

Meet the Dad Behind Get Joy Dog Food!

Meet the Dad Behind Get Joy Dog Food!

When Tom Arrix’s dog Cooper was diagnosed with lymphoma, he searched for ways to help him live a longer and better life. By changing his diet with the help of vet nutritionists and veterinarians, Cooper lived for almost two more happy years. Now, Tom has a growing dog food and wellness business, Get Joy, that helps dogs everywhere live healthier and better lives. We spoke to the former Facebook executive in this week’s Meet a Dad interview, about this amazing brand.

Berry Caprese Salad!

Berry Caprese Salad!

Kathleen Ashmore, Tik Tok Star and Local Moms Network Food Contributor. Her “Hungry Lady Salad” series is turning even salad skeptics into believers, and this Berry Caprese Salad is her latest creation for summer.

2022 Virtual Activities Guide!

2022 Virtual Activities Guide!

Our Virtual Learning Guide is a shortlist of virtual activities including Writing Skills, Public Speaking, Arts & Crafts, Woodworking, Language Programs, Coding Classes, Movie Production Workshops, SAT/ACT Test Prep, Science Activities, Acting Classes, and More! We hope your family takes advantage of some of these amazing opportunities, right in your own home.

Mosquito Squad: Backyard BINGO

Mosquito Squad: Backyard BINGO

Here’s a fun idea from our partner Mosquito Squad to get outside and enjoy your backyard this summer! We give you Backyard Bingo! Download their free bingo card on our website, and get 25 ideas for summer activities that the whole family can enjoy.

5 Tips for the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Party!

5 Tips for the Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Party!

We recently threw together a soirée with a little help from 21 Seeds, a female-founded fruit-infused tequila brand we love, and our talented friends at Habitual Hostess. Here are 5 tips for a party you’ll want to repeat every May, whether it’s for a group of your friends or your family.

Health & Wellness Guide 2022

Health & Wellness Guide 2022

Let’s face it, we all could use a little self care these days! Check out some of our favorite local spots for kids and parents to blow off some steam, re-center and take our health back in hand.

Winter Board Books for Kids

Winter Board Books for Kids

This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network Contributor Rosemary D’Urso of librarymom.com. Follow her on instagram @librarymombooks.   Winter is here and we are celebrating with our favorite picture books showcasing the magic of snow-filled days! Grab...

Our 2022 Ultimate Sleepaway Camp & Program Guide!

Our 2022 Ultimate Sleepaway Camp & Program Guide!

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...

4 Tips for Doing a January Whole 30

4 Tips for Doing a January Whole 30

Mom of one and Whole30 founder and CEO Melissa Urban says a January Whole30 requires a little planning, and prioritizing. “It’s January, and lots of folks are still under the incorrect assumption that making multiple New Year’s resolutions it the best way to create...

How To Be An Ally To Your LGTBQ Child

How To Be An Ally To Your LGTBQ Child

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and we wanted to share with our followers how we can best support kids everywhere, and be advocates for them. We asked Amit Paley, the CEO & Executive Director of The Trevor Project, a nationwide suicide prevention and crisis...

The Baker Mama Hot Dog Flag Board

The Baker Mama Hot Dog Flag Board

We will be making this on repeat this summer! Click here for full instructions and make sure to follow @thebakermama for more cute food ideas!

The Local Moms Network’s Ultimate Summer Camp Guided

The Local Moms Network’s Ultimate Summer Camp Guided

Spending part of their summer at camp is one of those amazing experiences that will stay with your child forever. Use this guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway options throughout the United States.

Hudson County Holiday Gift Guide

Hudson County Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to our first Holiday Guide for Hudson County! This year we have so much to be grateful for and shopping small is more important than ever! Check out these local businesses, support local and let's enjoy this year's holidays as one for the books (literally!)....

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