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5 Tips for Packing Lunch for Kids

5 Tips for Packing Lunch for Kids

  Making a lunch for your child to bring to school is one of the most important everyday tasks we do as parents. Our goal? To pack a nutritious meal — fast. Plus, it has to include foods they’ll actually eat – because a lunch can be a 10/10 nutritionally, but if...

Are Phone Recordings Legal in a Divorce Case?

Are Phone Recordings Legal in a Divorce Case?

Recording family events and interactions may be all in good fun, but when one spouse starts recording another without his or her knowledge or consent, there can be major implications. Many people considering or going through a divorce ask whether they can make or use recordings, either audio or visual, as evidence in their case. These recordings can be useful. With the advancement of technology, however, the question of whether these recordings are legal is increasingly more complicated.

7 Ways to Reduce Screen Time

7 Ways to Reduce Screen Time

As parents, all of us often wonder – “Are my children spending too much time in front of screens?” The American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization recommends a variety of things depending on the child’s age, and provide recommendations for ways to help balance the screen time. Given screen time IS a reality for kids of this generation, we turned to Connecticut Children’s whose developmental pediatric experts share 7 ways you can help your child reduce their screen time…in a realistic way!

Lucky Charms Ice Cream Sandwiches

Lucky Charms Ice Cream Sandwiches

We just might skip green beer this year and swap in these instagram-worthy St. Patrick's Day-inspired Lucky Charm's ice cream sandwiches from South Orange County Moms! Don't have Lucky Charms? Use any colorful cereal you've stocked up on!       Ingredients: Sugar...

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails & Mocktails

St. Patrick’s Day Cocktails & Mocktails

Cheers to the Irish and to you, Moms! Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day we’re sharing a roundup of 8 delicious cocktails and mocktails to serve and sip on March 17 (or any time!). And thankfully, there isn’t a green beer in the mix… Cocktails The Irish Maid from A...

5 Phrases to Help You Instantly Connect with Your Kids

5 Phrases to Help You Instantly Connect with Your Kids

Saying “I love you” is fundamental in a healthy relationship with our kids. Those three words are so powerful. Still, we may notice our children craving more.   As Valentine’s Day approaches, psychologist and The Local Moms Network contributor Reon Baird-Felman,...

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