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Protect Your Yard with Mosquito Squad

Protect Your Yard with Mosquito Squad

Learn what local moms are loving about Mosquito Squad, a company founded in 2005 that has protected over 300,000 backyards in this area from mosquitos and ticks– and perhaps yours next!

3 Ways to Transform Resolutions Into Healthy Habits

3 Ways to Transform Resolutions Into Healthy Habits

What’s the key to making a lasting, healthy, New Year’s resolution? Muhammad Bhutta, MD, a primary care provider with Hartford HealthCare Medical Group in Stamford, shares what it takes to beat the odds and make your healthy resolution a lifestyle change.

Portion Sizes for Kids: How Much Food Is Healthy for My Child’s Age?

Portion Sizes for Kids: How Much Food Is Healthy for My Child’s Age?

Do you struggle with meal planning (and creative lunch packing!) as much as we do? Some days, figuring out WHAT to feed your child is hard enough. Figuring out HOW MUCH can seem downright impossible. The recommended portions for a child depend on their age and even gender – and unfortunately, the serving size listed on grocery store labels doesn’t have much to do with It. Connecticut Children’s is here to help. Here’s a guide to understanding healthy food portions for kids, including some time-saving tips.

6 Ways to Raise Children with a Growth Mindset

6 Ways to Raise Children with a Growth Mindset

Ever worry about your child’s desire to learn? Are you concerned that they do not feel as smart as other kids, but do not know how to change this outlook? A positive attitude can help them reshape their perspective on learning and what it means to achieve a goal. For years, researchers have looked into the effects of a “growth mindset,” where children focus on learning from their failures rather than worrying about being judged by them. We spoke to the experts at Connecticut Children’s to learn more about SIX ways to develop a child’s Growth Mindset to make them even more successful in life!

How to Find a Qualified Nanny!

How to Find a Qualified Nanny!

Are you in search of childcare for your new baby, or school-age children? Let us help you find a trustworthy, responsible, and highly qualified nanny. Boston Baby Nurse & Nanny, serving Connecticut, Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire and Rhode Island, stands by your side throughout the search, during placement and after.

Tech-Free Fun in August!

Tech-Free Fun in August!

Take a look at this awesome list of 30 tech-free activities to keep the kids entertained and away from the iPad and TV this August!

2023 Food Truck Festivals in Connecticut!

2023 Food Truck Festivals in Connecticut!

This summer, there are several Food Truck Festivals in Connecticut to look forward to! Many are on the CT Shoreline and others are a little road trip away! Check our list here!

Recipe: Lemon Yogurt Cake

Recipe: Lemon Yogurt Cake

The Local Moms Network food contributor, Kathleen “Kat” Ashmore shared this cake that is sweet enough to be kid-friendly, but sophisticated enough to be perfect for Spring and Summer entertaining.

Recipe: Blender Hummus!

Recipe: Blender Hummus!

The Local Moms Network food contributor Kathleen Ashmore is sharing a recipe for blender hummus.

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