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.
With so many events planned, we have put together a list of the 12 holiday events not to miss this year!
Molly Sims shared her 5 minute skincare routine with the founder of TLMN! Learn all about it here!
Governor Ned Lamont today announced the launch of CTParks.com, the new official website for Connecticut State Parks.
Check out a list of farms for PYO apples and where to go for apple festivals this fall!
3 things you should know about the Spotted Lanternfly—and how Mosquito Squad can protect your landscaping (and even your outdoor furniture and car) from their damage.
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!
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.
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!
The Connecticut Office of the Arts is partnering with Connecticut Humanities again for the CT Summer at the Museum Initiative in 2023.
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!
If you’re looking to plan a lunch to get your girlfriends together before the kids get out of school for summer, we have five tips to get you started!
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.
Struggling with allergies, constant colds this Spring? Did you know it might have something to do with dirty ductwork?!
We have five great ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with your whole family!
The Local Moms Network food contributor Kathleen Ashmore is sharing a recipe for blender hummus.
Start spring cleaning today by checking out The Local Moms Network’s resources below for safely disposing belongings!
Looking for gardens to see beautiful flowers? We have a list of great options in Connecticut!
Struggling with adequate storage space in your home? Learn how Closet Factory can help with a custom solution.
Camps on the Connecticut Shoreline are preparing to help our kids have the best summer ever in 2023! The Shoreline Moms 2023 Summer Camp Guide is here to help make the decision and registration process quick and easy, with all the info you need in one place! Scroll...