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Coronavirus: How to Protect Your Family

Coronavirus: How to Protect Your Family

Coronavirus. We’ve all been hearing a lot about it—and seeing some pretty dramatic images and stats in the news—but what exactly is it, and how concerned should we be? By definition, a coronavirus is common virus that causes relatively harmless cold…

Indoor Activities for the Next Rainy Day

Indoor Activities for the Next Rainy Day

We’re giving new meaning to “save it for a rainy day.” Here’s a list you’ll be so excited to try that you’ll be wishing the next rainy day upon us.

Post-Baby Pelvic Health 101!

Post-Baby Pelvic Health 101!

A pelvic floor expert shares her insight and advice for feeling great after birth and beyond, plus local recommendations!

Give Your Tree A New Life in 2020

Give Your Tree A New Life in 2020

There are many ways to recycle your (real) Christmas tree in Austin and ensure it keeps bringing joy in the year to come!

Charities That Help Families: Giving Back This Holiday Season

Charities That Help Families: Giving Back This Holiday Season

You may have heard that volunteering your time or giving a donation can boost your health and happiness. For your end of year giving we rounded up a few amazing causes, both local and national, that benefit women, moms, families and children.

Elf on the Shelf Tips

Elf on the Shelf Tips

Here are some smart ways to make your family’s Elf on the Shelf experience as jolly as St. Nick himself without wrecking your sanity!

5 Ways for Moms to Stay Happy Over the Holidays

5 Ways for Moms to Stay Happy Over the Holidays

Ah…the most wonderful time of the year (wink, wink)! More like the most stressful time of year, especially for all of us “making” the holidays—aka moms. Here are some tips…

Holiday Guide to Meaningful Gifts

Holiday Guide to Meaningful Gifts

Every year we find ourselves on the hunt for meaningful gifts for those we love… gifts that stand the test of time, gifts that enrich their lives, gifts that say “I’ve noticed” and most importantly express how much those people mean to us. Inside you’ll find meaningful gifts for every person on your list…

Cheetah Prints: Style Inspiration from Whit & Whimsy

Cheetah Prints: Style Inspiration from Whit & Whimsy

One of our fashion contributors, Liz Whitney of the Whit & Whimsy blog, is all about animal prints! In fact, it’s more of an obsession. According to Liz, “Whether you call it leopard, cheetah or jaguar it all looks stylish, sassy and current.” After some careful curating, she’s handpicked her 50 favorite leopard pieces to help you shop the spots…

7 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

7 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

This original piece was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Tamara Iglesias of Wellynest. Building your child’s self-esteem is not about making them better, it’s about cultivating who they truly are and honoring the authentic growth and expression of…

Anxiety, Kids & Teens: Signs to Know

Anxiety, Kids & Teens: Signs to Know

As adults, we can recognize the signs of anxiety and in turn, articulate that we feel anxious; in most cases, children and teens cannot. Anxiety in children and teens is a great “masquerader,” so signs can easily be missed…

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