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Meet a Mom: Caitlin Murray of Big Time Adulting!

Meet a Mom: Caitlin Murray of Big Time Adulting!

  Caitlin Murray of Big Time Adulting has 1 million followers on Instagram, a popular podcast and coined an iconic self-care catch phrase for moms: “get yourself a snack”. But her foray into social media started at a tough time in her life. “When I was pregnant...

6 Endless Summer Cocktails

6 Endless Summer Cocktails

There are a few more weeks till Fall (September 23 if you’re counting), so enjoy all the in-season August produce—from juicy peaches and mango to sweet corn and blackberries—you can. One refreshing way to enjoy the rest of summer? Cocktails infused with these flavors....

Meet Jennifer Powell, RN!

Meet Jennifer Powell, RN!

Hey, Mamas! Hope you had an amazing weekend and off to a fabulous last week of July! Today is Meet A Mom Monday and we are so excited to introduce you to South Shore Mama and business owner, Jennifer Powell, RN of Powell Studios in Hanover! Powell Studio is the South...

‘Alohilani Resort: Hawaii for Families

‘Alohilani Resort: Hawaii for Families

Premier Ocean Front Room View     Planning a trip to Hawaii? The ‘Alohilani Resort in Waikiki is a *perfect* choice for families, with tons of activities for the kids, top-notch restaurants and above and beyond service that help parents feel like they’re on...

Easy Mini Lobster Rolls

Easy Mini Lobster Rolls

Summer can feel fleeting, but making a few classic summer dishes can create memories that last well after fall. One of the classics? Lobster rolls. This version from Leigh and Alston, the moms behind Habitual Hostess, are miniature, so perfect for bringing to a...

Mexican Street Corn Salad!

Mexican Street Corn Salad!

Kathleen Ashmore’s Mexican Street Corn Salad     This Mexican Street Corn Salad is a crowd-pleaser for any summer barbecue. It lasts in the fridge for a few days, so make extra on the weekend for easy weekday lunches. Can’t find cotija cheese in your local...

Lyme Disease: What Parents Should Know

Lyme Disease: What Parents Should Know

May is National Lyme Disease Awareness Month, and for families that live in areas where Lyme is prominent, it’s a top concern for Spring and Summer. The good news? Preventing Lyme disease is relatively straightforward. “The best way to prevent Lyme disease is to avoid...

Chic Cover-Ups for Summer

Chic Cover-Ups for Summer

When it comes to making your beach or poolside outfit perfect, a cover-up completes the look. Fashion Contributor Kristin Koch, Editor-in-Chief of Seventeen magazine and the mom of three behind Closetful of Clothes says cover-ups are not only pretty, but versatile...

Summer Recipe Round-Up!

Summer Recipe Round-Up!

  Summer is around the corner and the seasonal shortlist of recipes below will take you from Memorial Day to Labor Day. From potlucks to backyard barbecues, there’s something for everyone. Most include fresh, colorful and in-season produce, are simple to double...

Roasted Summer Squash & Zucchini with Goat Cheese

Roasted Summer Squash & Zucchini with Goat Cheese

  Recipes that are so simple they get committed to memory are a great #momhack. Especially in summer, getting a few healthy weeknight recipes onto the weekly rotation (particularly if they include seasonal produce) can help make meal-planning a snap. Below, Jo,...

Meet Jill Koziol of Motherly

Meet Jill Koziol of Motherly

Eight years ago, Jill Koziol, along with cofounder Liz Tenety, launched Motherly,  a comprehensive parenting education platform aimed at millennial moms. Previously, Jill invented and brought an innovative parenting device, HoneyBee Child SwingEase, to market; it...

How to Use Affirmations to Boost Your Child’s Positive Inner Voice

How to Use Affirmations to Boost Your Child’s Positive Inner Voice

Ever been told you’re your own worst critic? It happens to all of us. It’s likely a habit we learned long ago… and one we should do our best to break for our children, according to psychologist and The Local Moms Network contributor Niro Feliciano. “If you’re...

Quick & Easy Breakfast Idea: 4 Ingredient Ham & Cheese Egg Cups

Quick & Easy Breakfast Idea: 4 Ingredient Ham & Cheese Egg Cups

Does your family love breakfast for dinner? Are you looking for a new Springtime holiday brunch dish? This new recipe from food contributor Kathleen Ashmore will check those boxes and more!     Ham and Cheese Egg Cups Yield:  12 egg cups 12 large eggs 12...

Tween Tips Part I: How to Make Emotional Connections

Tween Tips Part I: How to Make Emotional Connections

Forging a strong relationship with your children while they are in their tween years (specifically, 9 to 12 years old) can help you all better weather the teenage years and beyond. But connecting with your tween can sometimes feel like a tall task. A new book from...

The Silkiest Blender Hummus Recipe

The Silkiest Blender Hummus Recipe

This hummus recipe from The Local Moms Network contributor Kathleen Ashmore gets its silkiness from a blender. Using protein and fiber-packed white beans, it’ll blow the store bought version away. Says Kat: “I’ve been making this for a decade, ever since learning the...

How to Think Positively Through Cognitive Reframing

How to Think Positively Through Cognitive Reframing

The power of positive thinking is real. That also means that hearing our negative self-talk can create a negative attitude. To help us reframe our initial thoughts when things go wrong, psychologist and The Local Moms Network contributor Reon Baird-Feldman, Ph.D.,...

Daniella Monet’s Carrot Cake Breakfast Truffles

Daniella Monet’s Carrot Cake Breakfast Truffles

Daniella Monet may be best known as a Disney star on hit shows like Zoey 101 and Victorious. But over the past decade, she’s become a serious investor in vegan and eco-conscious brands, including Kinder Beauty, which she cofounded. Over four million people follower...

4 Ways To Organize Your Kids’ Space with Childish!

4 Ways To Organize Your Kids’ Space with Childish!

Spring in New England is a re-birth of ourselves and our families. We swap out heavy sweaters for lighter options, trade brighter colors and patterns, the days are staying lighter and longer, and the start of spring sports ensures kiddos are getting time outside.  It...

Birthday Parties at Showcase Cinema de Lux Hanover Crossing!

Birthday Parties at Showcase Cinema de Lux Hanover Crossing!

Hey TSSM Community! Do you have a birthday party to plan? Not sure where to go that is all ages, all seasons? We have the answer: Movie Parties at Showcase Cinema de Lux Hanover Crossing! We recently had the opportunity to celebrate a very special kiddos birthday,...

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