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Holiday Gift Guide 2022!

Holiday Gift Guide 2022!

Every holiday season, The South Shore Moms team curates a list of the best local sources for holiday gift giving! There is absolutely something for everyone on your list...and for your wish list! Happy Shopping! Max and Mia Children's Salons Max and Mia is the South...

5 Ways To Give Back this Holiday Season

5 Ways To Give Back this Holiday Season

Story written by Demetra Ganias.  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...

Christmas Fudge!

Christmas Fudge!

This recipe was contributed by South OC Moms Network.   CHRISTMAS FUDGE THAT CAN’T BE BEAT! Ingredients: 1 jar Kraft Marshmallow Creme 3 cups sugar 1 1/2 sticks butter or margarine 5 oz evaporated milk can 1 tsp vanilla 12 oz semi-sweet chocolate pieces Festive...

Hale and Hearty Stuffing!

Hale and Hearty Stuffing!

Take your stuffing game to the next level this holiday season with this recipe from Hale Bone Broth! Inspired by culinary favorite Ina Garten, this savory and hearty stuffing packs all the protein, collagen, minerals (and more!) thanks to golden ingredient, bone...

6 Smart Apps to Streamline Your Week – and Life!

6 Smart Apps to Streamline Your Week – and 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...

Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry!

Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry!

Habitual Hostess’ Beef & Broccoli stir fry is a perfect clean-out-your-fridge, weeknight week, that can be made with any combo of meats and veggies! BEEF & BROCCOLI STIR FRY 1 1/4 pound of flank or skirt steak 2 Tablespoon avocado oil, divided 1 Tablespoon of...

Everyday Apple Tart

Everyday Apple Tart

Whether you’re baking for Thanksgiving, or just want to use up your apple-picking stash, this Everyday Apple Tart from TikTok star Kathleen Ashmore is an instant classic (that happens to be gluten-free!). INSTRUCTIONS 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted 2/3 cup blanched...

Meet A Mom: Julie McCarthy of South Shore Sotheby’s International Realty

Meet A Mom: Julie McCarthy of South Shore Sotheby’s International Realty

Happy Halloween Monday! I’m so excited to introduce you to local mama and real estate rockstar Julie McCarthy. Julie is making waves as one of South Shore Sotheby’s International Realty’s rising agents. She’s smart, she’s funny and she knows her sh*t! When she’s not...

25 Halloween Movies to Watch in October

25 Halloween Movies to Watch in October

Halloween is almost here, and we’ve rounded up some of our favorites for little ones, big kids & adults. Whether you’re looking for silly spooky fun or a f horror film to cozy up to for date night, here are some classics and newer movies for all ages.   Silly...

Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama!

Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama!

We love a good mom hack, and these Halloween Cinnamon Rolls from The BakerMama definitely will be our go-to this spooky season. We’re *totally* on board with pre-made shortcuts like canned cinnamon rolls, so we can focus on making memories (not dough). Check out the...

Fall Shopping for Moms: Exclusive Discounts!

We love giving moms the gift of time, so when we partner with a company, we make sure it’s filling a need that all moms have, whether it’s something to help parents, enrich their kids, or make their whole household run more efficiently. This Fall, we’re all...

How to Be More Grateful & Happier — And Help Our Kids Do the Same!

How to Be More Grateful & Happier — And Help Our Kids Do the Same!

This post was contributed by Niro Feliciano, LCSW, author of This Book Won’t Make You Happy: Eight Keys to Finding True Contentment. I know you have heard of the benefits of gratitude, but do you know it can literally re-wire your brain for contentment?  If you want...

Coterie: The Game-Changing Diaper Our Moms Are Loving!

Coterie: The Game-Changing Diaper Our Moms Are Loving!

As moms, we try to savor every moment we can with our kids. But there are some moments that are a little harder to appreciate than others. Diapering our babies often falls into that category (sandwiched between lack of sleep and toddler tantrums, ha!). That’s why we...

A Friday Farewell

A Friday Farewell

Hello, TSSM! It has been an absolute pleasure (and whirlwind) building this platform and creating this community for the last five years. While running The South Shore Moms, I have met fabulous business owners, entrepreneurs and mothers along the way.  It has been my...

Banana Bread Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Banana Bread Slow Cooker Oatmeal

    Slow cooker meals are a lifesaver for busy nights – but we also are beginning to use them on busy mornings. Before school during the week or before early sports games on the weekends, meals like this hearty Banana Bread Oatmeal from recipe creator and...

Meet a Mom: Jeannie Mai Jenkins

Meet a Mom: Jeannie Mai Jenkins

  Emmy Award winner Jeannie Mai Jenkins is best known for her eight season stint co-hosting The Real talk show. She also gained a legion of fans in 2020 as a competitor on Dancing with the Stars, and many others found her on social media (on Instagram alone she...

Homework Time: 6 Tips for a Successful Routine

Homework Time: 6 Tips for a Successful Routine

Photo Credit: Alexandra Blair Photography   Homework isn’t most kids’ favorite part of the day—and it can be painful for parents, too. Rather than turn homework time into a power struggle, simple strategies can help you both work together to get it done without...

Apple Cider Margarita

Apple Cider Margarita

Leigh Hansen & Alston Calabrese of Habitual Hostess   It’s almost Fall, y’all! If you’re mourning the end of summer marg season, you’ll love this tasty transitional cocktail from Alston and Leigh, the talented duo behind Habitual Hostess. Start with a high...

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