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New Year’s Eve at Home!

New Year’s Eve at Home!

New Year’s Eve at home this year? Us too! So we’re sharing a round up of fun and family-friendly ideas from Stamford Moms to make our low-key celebrations extra special. The best part? You can all be in bed well before midnight to start 2023 ready to go. Order take...

Hannukah Latkes

Hannukah Latkes

This classic Hannukah Latke recipe can be fried earlier in the day and recrisped in the oven prior to serving—so you can get your latkes ready to go before the kids come home and won’t be dealing with hot oil with little ones underfoot. Thanks to dad of two Mike...

The Mom Resume

The Mom Resume

Moms have many roles: Chef, Event Planner, Housekeeper, House Manager, Accountant, Chauffeur, Teacher, Coordinator.  The NY Post reported that “according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, both parents are now employed outside the home in more than 62% of...

12 Best Gift Ideas for the Wine Lover!

12 Best Gift Ideas for the Wine Lover!

By Heather Muriello, creator of Winefarer, a wine and lifestyle blog and social media presence @winefarer that simplifies the world of wine through approachable tasting notes, fun content, real life experiences and stories! An “oenophile” – a connoisseur of wines....

5 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

5 Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

There’s an old adage that children may not do as we say, but they’ll do as we do. And never is that more true than when we’re giving back. Whether you’re donating time or money, your kids’ involvement is the key to showing them the power of helping others. To that...

6 Smart Apps to Streamline Your Life

6 Smart Apps to Streamline Your Life

Two things most of us have in common as Moms? We’re busy and we’re on our phones a lot—as much as if not more than our computers. If you’re not using any apps to make your life easier, you’re missing out on some great #momhacks. Below, see some of our favorites!...

Adapting to the New “New Normal”

The pandemic may have kept us six feet apart from our friends and extended family, but it did keep us as close to our immediate family as we’ve ever been. As restrictions start to loosen as parents (either one or both) head back to work, this can lead to changing...

Meet a Mom: Actress Dania Ramirez!

Meet a Mom: Actress Dania Ramirez!

Actress Dania Ramirez was born in the Dominican Republic, and was raised there by her grandmother, before joining her parents in New York when she was almost 10 years old. Today, the actress has two kids of her own, and a resume full of appearances on screens both big...

Motherhood, Sleep & CBD!

Motherhood, Sleep & CBD!

For many moms, sleep and motherhood can feel pretty incompatible. This phenomenon can start in late pregnancy, when you’re getting uncomfortable and waking up with insomnia. The newborn stage, of course, is like kryptonite to restful sleep.  And anyone who has...

Healthy Alfredo Pasta Recipe

Healthy Alfredo Pasta Recipe

If you're trying to sneak more veggies into your family meals, this Cauliflower Alfredo Pasta from our contributor CatwithaK Cooks is a great start. For more recipes from The Local Moms Network, go to https://thelocalmomsnetwork.com/articles/recipes/. Cauliflower...

Easy Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies

Easy Chocolate Chunk Banana Bread Cookies

Early on in the pandemic, we may have overdone it with the banana bread baking. But when we saw these nutritious cookies from our contributor CatwithaK Cooks, we knew we had to try them. Without any added sugar and with plenty of fiber, they make a great breakfast for...

Restaurant Style Caesar Dressing

Restaurant Style Caesar Dressing

Need an easy lunch idea for the week? This super simple Restaurant Style Caesar Dressing can be thrown over salad (homemade or bagged) for a quick midday meal. Add grilled or rotisserie chicken strips for protein (or sub in chickpeas for a vegetarian option). And if...

Carrot Spice Snacking Cake

Carrot Spice Snacking Cake

Fall may have Pumpkin Spice, but this Spring, we're all about this Carrot Spice Snacking Cake. Thank you to our contributor, CatwithaK Cooks, for sharing this gluten, butter and oil-free healthy treat!   Carrot Spice Snacking Cake Yield: 1 8x8 inch square cake...

Cobb Salad Board by The Baker Mama

Cobb Salad Board by The Baker Mama

  Two things we’re loving right now—food boards and salads. We’ve been sort of obsessed with the gorgeous boards created by The BakerMama for awhile now. And with warmer weather, it feels nice to be turning off the oven for dinner more often, and loading up on...

Rainy Day Activity – DIY Soap Molds

Rainy Day Activity – DIY Soap Molds

This rainy day activity from our contributor Maria Provenzano is our favorite type of DIY—it's easy enough to do with kids, but the result is cute enough to give as a gift. You can customize the shapes for any holiday or interest by simply using different silicone...

Through the Lens of an Educator & Parent at BIS Houston

Through the Lens of an Educator & Parent at BIS Houston

  Lesley Watson is a BIS Houston educator and a mom of two BIS students. BIS Houston is short for British International School of Houston whose mission is to transform the lives of learners. They offer unique opportunities to students of over 70 nationalities...

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