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How to Prepare Your Finances for Divorce

How to Prepare Your Finances for Divorce

Going through a divorce can be confusing and overwhelming. Let our friends Lyons & Associates, P.C. help you navigate this process with these great tips on how to be properly prepared.

Keeping Childcare Close to Home with an Au Pair

Keeping Childcare Close to Home with an Au Pair

Childcare is one of the most challenging and significant decisions a family can make. As parents, we want a stable, yet flexible option that will also provide our kids with a nurturing, loving and enriching environment they’ll enjoy. It’s a tall order! This month, we decided to explore a lesser-known—but increasingly-popular—childcare option that families across the United States have been utilizing for over thirty years: Hosting an au pair!

Let Cr3ation Fitness be the answer to your Mom Fitness Journey!

Let Cr3ation Fitness be the answer to your Mom Fitness Journey!

Whether you’re a mom to be, a new mom or a veteran, a mom is always trying to find time to balance it all – work, fun, fitness and of course the idea of down time. Certified Personal Trainer, Michelle Makela-Belo, of Cr3ation Fitness specializes in prenatal and postnatal fitness as well as sports conditioning has amazing programs to help moms throughout their pregnancy journey, no matter what stage you are in!

The Press Pause Project

The Press Pause Project

What is CBD and is it safe? Learn how The Press Pause Project is teaching people, especially MOMS, the benefits of CBD and shining some light on the stigmas.

An Interview with FEED’s Lauren Bush Lauren

An Interview with FEED’s Lauren Bush Lauren

The name Lauren Bush Lauren incorporates two distinct, all-American Dynasties—the (George H.W. and George W.) Bush political one and the (Ralph) Lauren fashion one. Lauren, however, has carved her own path by founding FEED, an impact driven lifestyle brand...

Cr3ation Fitness

Cr3ation Fitness

Meet Michelle Makela-Belo, Owner of Cr3ation Fitness and Personal Trainer who specializes in strength and conditioning training for prenatal and postpartum Mamas …a business that is whole-heartedly set on helping women pursue a positive experience with exercise and fitness.

Where Designer Chris Roughan Shops for Holiday Décor

Where Designer Chris Roughan Shops for Holiday Décor

Chris Roughan of Roughan Interiors is well-known in Greenwich, New York City, Palm Beach and beyond for her warm and sophisticated style. Since 1994, she has focused on carefully listening to clients to create spaces they truly love to live in. “Every interior should be functional while remaining aesthetically purposeful and elegant,”

Fjällräven Gift Guide: Warm, Functional & Stylish Essentials

Fjällräven Gift Guide: Warm, Functional & Stylish Essentials

When giving clothing or accessories, we’re always looking for pieces that are made well and will last for years. From a go-anywhere backpack to a warm coat that will never go out of style, these gifts from our favorite Swedish brand fit the bill and are guaranteed to be winners.

A Healthier, Locally-Raised Meat Option for Your Family!

A Healthier, Locally-Raised Meat Option for Your Family!

If you’re always looking to improve on your family’s eating, we have a new service we just tried that we think you’ll love. Walden Local Meat Co. is a monthly meat share, which brings 100 percent grass-fed and finished beef, pasture-raised pork, chicken and lamb, along with pasture-raised eggs, specialty sausages and grass-fed butter, to your doorstep.

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Here are a few of our favorite Pinterest finds to keep the kids busy during all of those Holiday parties and snow days!

Paper Greats: Pretty Paper Goods That Will Give You Back Time

Paper Greats: Pretty Paper Goods That Will Give You Back Time

As moms, disposable paper goods (particularly in the hazy first post-partum weeks or when hosting family for the holidays) can be a lifesaver. But, we also don’t want to feel like we’re trashing the earth that our kids will inherit or “giving up” and not making meal time special. That’s where Paper Greats is, well, great.

Children’s Book Author Sandra Boynton On Bestsellers, Fame & Hippos

Children’s Book Author Sandra Boynton On Bestsellers, Fame & Hippos

The name Sandra Boynton is instantly recognizable to most parents who read to, or have read to, their kids. Since 1977, she has written and illustrated over 60 children’s books, with board books like Moo, Baa, La La La! and Barnyard Dance! Boynton took time to chat with The Local Moms Network about her extraordinary career and unique place in millions of childhoods.

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