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Elf on the Shelf Ideas!

Elf on the Shelf Ideas!

This story originally appeared on South Houston Moms.  This year, I’m helping to bring the magic of Christmas to your home with a pre-planned list of Elf on the Shelf ideas! You’ll spend under 5 minutes each evening setting up a daily surprise that will help create...

DIY Simmer Pot Holiday Home Fragrance

DIY Simmer Pot Holiday Home Fragrance

Before your next holiday dinner, put a pot of this DIY home fragrance on your stove. It’ll instantly fill your house with warmth and joy, with none of the chemicals or fake fragrances you’ll find in some plug-ins or candles. Thank you to our contributor Kathleen...

Meet a Mom: Aish of Spell Bathing

Meet a Mom: Aish of Spell Bathing

How many children do you have and what are their age(s)? I have a 3-year-old daughter. Her name is Ahana How long have you lived in Hudson County? What made you decide to live here? I have been in Jersey City for 6 years now. We moved to JC for my husband's job and I...

Big Style for Babies of Rockets of Awesome

Big Style for Babies of Rockets of Awesome

Recently, we shared all about our favorite new kids’ fashion find, Rockets of Awesome. It is a mom-founded brand of adorable clothes that can be bought online and through their time-saving subscription model. We’re still stocking up on festive holiday looks and...

Navigating Divorce

Navigating Divorce

  Navigating a divorce can be a stressful and frustrating experience that can feel even more so if you are not familiar with how the New Jersey Family Division operates. Divorce can be a long and intense process depending on the issues involved and how...

Working Out with Kids

Working Out with Kids

Andrea Allen is a #girlmom of four and a certified personal trainer who has inspired hundreds of thousands of women struggling with postpartum fitness. (Seriously—she has almost half a million followers on Instagram and has been featured in Good Morning America, in...

Fall to Winter Uniform Mom Pieces

Fall to Winter Uniform Mom Pieces

This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network contributor Kristin Koch, executive editor at Seventeen magazine, blogger behind closetfulofclothes.com and mom of two. For more mom-friendly fashion inspo follow her on Instagram at instagram.com/kristinmkennedy/....

Meet a Mom: Soccer Superstar Alex Morgan!

Meet a Mom: Soccer Superstar Alex Morgan!

In 2009, Alex Morgan joined the US Women’s soccer team, making history as the team’s youngest player, at just 22. Today, at 32, she’s a three-time Olympian, having taken home gold in London in 2012 and bronze this past summer in Tokyo. She helped the US win the World...

Chewy Chocolate Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Chewy Chocolate Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

    If you loved the Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies we recently shared, you have to try this Pumpkin version! Our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore has seriously done it again with these Chewy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies. They have chocolate chips (read:...

All About Second Sale: A New Way to Buy

All About Second Sale: A New Way to Buy

If you’re regularly buying books, whether it’s for bedtime stories, book club, your child’s textbooks or holiday gifts, those prices can really add up. That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce SecondSale.com, an online marketplace for new and used books, with over 10...

Trimino: Protein-Infused Sports Water

Trimino: Protein-Infused Sports Water

The best products solve a problem, and our newest partner, trimino Protein Infused Water, did just that. When Bob Leary realized what was in the sports drinks his college athlete kids were drinking, he thought, there’s got to be a better option. “The genesis of...

Spiced Mulled Wine!

Spiced Mulled Wine!

Deb Ponzek is a mom, chef/restauranteur and author of several popular cookbooks including The Dinner Survival Cookbook and The Family Kitchen. This week she's sharing her go-to fall cocktail for entertaining—an easy mulled wine perfect for sharing with neighbors on...

Library Mom

Library Mom

Rosemary D’Urso, also known as the “Library Mom,” has been The Local Mom Network's go-to resource for fantastic book recommendations (for both kids as well as moms) for the past few years. From books to read to toddlers to summer reading picks, she never misses. We’re...

Spooky Snack Mix

Spooky Snack Mix

Halloween is almost here and we’re adding this Spooky Snack Mix from The BakerMama to our shortlist of fun treats to make. It has all the things we love in a holiday snack—sweet, salty, festive and a healthy dose of nostalgia. Maegan, the talented mom behind The...

Halloween Books for Kids

Halloween Books for Kids

  This story was contributed by Rosemary D'Urso of Library Mom! Follow her on instagram @librarymombooks.   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...

Maple Pumpkin Muffins

Maple Pumpkin Muffins

  These Maple Pumpkin Pecan Muffins are full of Fall flavor. Bake up a batch on the weekend to serve all week long as a grab-and-go breakfast! Thank you to our food contributor Kathleen Ashmore for sharing. Go to kathleenashmore.com to find all her recipes or...

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