Extra Basil in Your Garden? 5 Fresh Recipes to Try

Basil is one of our favorite summer flavors, and this time of year, home gardens are overflowing with it. Megan Sullivan of The Local Moms Network has shared her favorite ways to use the basil in her own home garden in Greenwich, CT. 1. PestoWe love pesto because it...

6 Tips On Getting Kids Emotionally Ready for the School Year

This story was provided by The Local Moms Network Contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSWGetting our children emotionally ready for school entails getting our children to a place where they are open, willing, and able to try.  They have a general feeling that “I can...

Your Nails’ Secret Weapon

  As moms, life can be pretty rough on our nails. Between wrangling (and cleaning up after) kids, scrubbing dishes and constantly washing our hands, our nails go through a lot on a typical day. Not to mention the effects that other factors like hormones, aging and...

Part 2: College Admission Series

  Welcome to Part 2 of our College Admission series! Part 1 looked at exactly how competitive college admission is these days—and why. Plus, whether the industry experts were surprised by the recent bribing scandals (spoiler alert: no). But it’s not all bad news....

The Local Moms Network College Admission Special: Part 1

Whether your kid is entering preschool or his senior year this September, we’ve all heard about the massive college admissions scandal, where wealthy parents (including celebrities like Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman) paid to bribe coaches, forge standardized...

Cultural Care Au Pair in South Austin

Can you describe your family for us? We live in Austin, I’ve been in Texas for almost my whole life, minus the three years when I lived in Europe. We lived in North Austin for many years, and a few years ago we moved to South Austin. We have two girls, our oldest is...

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