Perimenopause – What to Expect
Until recently, perimenopause had a reputation of being something that was only of concern to “older” ladies. Think: gray-haired grannies playing bridge. In fact, perimenopause, the transitional period where hormones begin to fluctuate, causing symptoms like irregular periods and hot flashes, typically begins in the early to mid 40s but may start earlier.
How to Use Affirmations to Boost Your Child’s Positive Inner Voice
Somewhere along the way, says Niro, there was a lot of criticism around us, most likely from our parents, and that’s how we learned to respond. Now we have a golden opportunity stop that cycle.
5 Spring Vegetables to Add to your Shopping List
Spring is for revamping – and your meal options are no exception. If you’re a creature of habit, here’s a nudge to try some new, seasonal options. To help savor the very best of spring gardens,
9 Spring Cleaning Tips to Refresh Your Home
As the world renews at this time of year, why not refresh your living space as well? Lindsey Harrison of New Canaan Darien Moms offers nine quick spring cleaning tips and tricks to try at your house.
Spring in New York – Ideas and Itineraries
Now that spring has sprung and the Northeast slowly warms up, there’s no better place to explore than New York City.
Why “And” is One of the Most Powerful Words in Motherhood
The word “and” can be one of the most powerful words in motherhood. Find out why!
Disney Hacks: 15 Insider Tips from a Florida Mom
The epic wonderland of Walt Disney World is the ultimate in kid (and many adult!) vacation fantasies. Jacksonville, FL resident Kate Stollenwerck, author and mom of three, shares all her helpful tips and tricks for getting the most out of your next visit!
Simple Chic Easter Tips
Easter is around the corner, and whether you’re hosting extended family or just creating an intimate brunch for your crew, there are easy ways to make it feel special.
Meal Planner the Trader Joes Edition
Use the Local Mom’s Network meal-planning guide to get breakfast, lunch and dinner on the table simply and easily.
Sleepaway camp provides a unique landscape for children to build independence, self-esteem and, most of all, resilience.
Healthy Eating Made Easy
Wragge, a holistic health coach and founder of her eponymous Sarah Wragge Method, says plant-based eating is her ticket to energy, glowing skin, and good digestion.
4 Reasons to Travel with other Families
As you head toward Spring Break and get deeper into planning August travel, consider aligning your plans with family friends.
The 9 Mom Friends Every Mom Needs in her Life
Mom friends are the glue that hold us together – here are 9 types of friends every mom needs!
Five Ways to be More Present with Your Child
We are sharing five more proactive ways to be mindful and truly dial into your kids
Halloween Safety: What Parents Should Know in 2022!
Every year around Halloween, parents start trying to balance keeping kids safe and letting them have fun—and a little freedom.
Raising a Self-Reliant Child
As parents, we all want our kids to go out into the world confident in their abilities and ready to tackle anything. But our instinct is to help as much as we can—even to the point of helicopter parenting and preventing them from learning resilience. So what are the...
Kids Literacy Tips to Try!
This story was originally published by New Canaan & Daren Moms. Every child development expert we've spoken to over the past few weeks, from teachers to pediatricians, has said that keeping kids reading (and reading to younger kids) is one of, if not the most,...