Easy 4th of July Recipes! Credit: Freut CakeNeed some ideas for your 4th of July menu? These options include something for everyone, from festive cocktails to savory sides. Hope everyone has a happy—and healthy—holiday this year. Drinks Watermelon Mojito from Barefoot...

Watermelon Dipped Goodness

Watermelon Dipped Goodness

This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch with Maria Provenzano. It isn't summer until you have had watermelon!! It is one of my favorite things...

Talking To Kids About Race

Talking To Kids About Race

This story originally appeared on Greenwich Moms. This week’s Meet a Mom is Reon Baird-Feldman, PhD. Born in Guyana, South America, she moved to White Plains, NY when she was 7. “We lived with several of my aunts and their families until moving to Teaneck, NJ where I...

Squat for Change- Follow up!

Squat for Change- Follow up!

Photo credit: Kate Gardiner Last year, we spoke to Donte Palmer, dad to three boys, about his amazing Squat for Change movement. It started with a single viral photo of him trying to change his youngest son’s diaper in a public restroom, on his lap—and resulted in an...

Zipped Bags!

Zipped Bags!

After spending so much time at home recently, is anyone else itching to get organized? That’s why we love Zipped Bags, durable, reusable clear bags that are designed and sewn in the USA. They each have colorful, chic accents, are more eco-friendly than disposable...

Rose Cocktails

Rose Cocktails

Rosé is the official drink of summer, and it’s also a perfect base for warm weather cocktails. We asked Erica Blumenthal and Nikki Huginar, who co-authored Yes Way Rosé, for their favorite pink mixed drinks. See below and cheers to summer! Photos: Sarah Anne Ward Spa...

Meet a Mom, Reon Baird-Feldman, PhD

Meet a Mom, Reon Baird-Feldman, PhD

Race, COVID-19 & More: Our Chat with a Psychologist Mom! This story originally appeared on Greenwich Moms. This week’s Meet a Mom is Reon Baird-Feldman, PhD. Born in Guyana, South America, she moved to White Plains, NY when she was 7. “We lived with several of my...

Summer Camp Guide-Updated with Safety Protocols

Summer Camp Guide-Updated with Safety Protocols

Spring is in the air, which naturally has most moms starting to think about and plan summer fun for their families! We have curated a list of local camps to start your search for the perfect summer adventures for your children. These specialty camps range in activities from Arts, Sports, Music, Specialized Skills and more…something for every child to enjoy!

Strawberry Picking Guide!

Strawberry Picking Guide!

Pick Your Own-2020 Safety Protocol Updates Fairfield County Pick Your-Own Guide   Berry Picking is always on our summer bucket list and we can’t wait to get outside with the kids and check out some of these great spots! Most pick-your-own farms in Fairfield...

Sunscreen for Kids

Sunscreen for Kids

Looking to keep your kids safe from the sun this summer? The first thing to look for in a sunscreen is a physical (as opposed to chemical) formula. Safer ingredients include zinc oxide and titanium dioxide, while ones to avoid include avobenzone, oxybenzone,...

Sara Hood-Black Motherhood

Sara Hood-Black Motherhood

Thank you to The Local Moms Network contributor Sara Hood for sharing this powerful and personal essay. Where do we go from here? What’s the solution? Why did it take this particular moment in time for everyone to wake up? Did the [COVID-19] pandemic and our lack of...

Lost Husband Movie

Lost Husband Movie

If movies have been a favorite distraction for you these days, put The Lost Husband on your download list. Based on the novel by bestselling author Katherine Center, this heartwarming and funny film features Leslie Bibb (a woman rebuilding her life after her husband's...

COVID & Kids:

COVID & Kids:

 What to Know About the New Inflammatory Syndrome Have you been hearing about the inflammatory syndrome being linked to COVID-19 cases in kids? This new development is frightening for families, especially as we weigh the possibility of camp, and school not too far on...

Summer Salad!

Summer Salad!

    If entertaining friends and family is on your summer bucket list, we suggest you utilize the pros that do this year after year at Palmer’s in Darien. They have everything you need, including handmade burgers, gourmet sides and easy appetizers like their...

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