Christina Geist on Sorry Grownups, You Can’t Go to School!

A few months ago, The Local Moms Network spoke to news anchor Willie Geist and his wife Christina about their busy family life with two working parents, their happy marriage, and more. Christina mentioned her upcoming book, Sorry Grownups, You Can’t Go to School!, and...

Extra Basil in Your Garden? 5 Fresh Recipe Ideas to Try!

As summer is almost ending, I still have one of my favorite summer flavors in abundance in my garden. Basil !!! 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...

Getting Kids Emotionally Ready for School

This story was provided by The Local Moms Network Contributor Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW Getting 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...

Viva La Fiesta- Old Spanish Days 7/31 thru 8/4

  It’s that time of year again! Old Spanish Days Fiesta starting Wednesday July 31st and ending Sunday August 4th is HERE! Our relationship with our towns biggest celebration is interesting, yes? I always think to myself, “Again? Really? Have we even...

Summer Reading Guide for Moms

 If we’re being real here, summer reading for moms can be a bit of a pipe dream, particularly for those of us who have young kids (as in, you need to be 100 percent focused on them to keep them alive). Or kids with crazy sports schedules. Or full-time jobs. Etc., etc....

College Admissions Part Two

  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. We...

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