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Recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies!

The Local Moms Network food contributor, Kathleen Ashmore has a recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies that is a perfect choice for busy mornings!

Zipline and Climb Your Way through The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum!

We know that keeping kids entertained throughout the summer can be a challenge. So why not break out of the daily routine and try something new? Bring the whole family to The Adventure Park in Fairfield County. Our Park has something for everyone ages 5 to adult! Climb over obstacles and soar through the trees on ziplines at our outdoor aerial Adventure Park.

A COVID Vaccine for Kids May Overlap With Annual Flu Shots. Is It Safe to Get Both?

Right around now, between soaking up the end of summer and racing through your family’s back-to-school checklist, you’re probably trying to schedule your child’s yearly well visit with their pediatrician – including that old standby, the annual flu shot. But this year, there’s a twist: A COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 12 could be ready soon, too. Should you try to space out your child’s vaccinations? Plan them together? What’s safe, and what’s even possible? For answers, we turned to Juan C. Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP, physician-in-chief at Connecticut Children’s.

Children’s Sports Medicine: The 7 Steps Young Athletes Should Take to Prevent Injuries

After a long winter and a year with more limited activity, many of us are eager to see our kids get back out there, playing sports and getting much needed physical activity!! That said, if your child is an athlete, you’re probably cheering them on one minute – and the next, holding your breath that they don’t get hurt. Have you heard of sports overuse injuries? These injuries aren’t something you can see from the stands, like a collision or a fall. They start small, and are easy for athletes to ignore at first. If you catch this type of injury early enough, they’re no big deal. But if you wait, an overuse injury can turn into something serious – in the worst case, even impacting your child’s bone growth. So if you have an athlete in your life, what should they – and you – look for?

Ear Molding & Infants: What You Need to Know

Dr. Shareef Jandali of Jandali Plastic Surgery in Trumbull is one of only a few doctors performing ear-molding, a non-invasive technique to correct newborn ear deformities. Find out nice, here!

Newtown MediSpa

The following post is written by Debra Sullivan, PA-C and Owner of Newtown MediSpa. In 2012, Debra opened Newtown MediSpa offering a new concept in wellness that combines beauty, wellness, and pampering. Today, with locations in both Newtown &...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s In Goop Health Summit: 9 Takeaways

After  attending the recent In Goop Health Summit in Los Angeles, The Local Moms Network’s Megan Sullivan came back inspired and ready to share some of her takeaways with our team and followers. She says the decision to go was easy. “I am a huge fan of...

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide!

 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...

Genius on the Go: Tips to Avoid Email Hackers

We’ve all seen them a million times… email spoofing and phishing. It’s when hackers trick users into thinking an email is coming from a legitimate source (Amazon, Apple, LinkedIn, etc.) to capture sensitive information such as usernames, passwords, credit card...

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Recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies!

Recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies!

Do the busy mornings now that school is back in session have you searching for a quick and easy breakfast option? The Local Moms Network food contributor, Kathleen Ashmore has a recipe for Oatmeal Raisin Breakfast Cookies that is a perfect choice! They’re filled with...

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Zipline and Climb Your Way through The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum!

Zipline and Climb Your Way through The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum!

We know that keeping kids entertained throughout the summer can be a challenge. So why not break out of the daily routine and try something new? Bring the whole family to The Adventure Park in Fairfield County. Our Park has something for everyone ages 5 to adult! Climb over obstacles and soar through the trees on ziplines at our outdoor aerial Adventure Park.

A COVID Vaccine for Kids May Overlap With Annual Flu Shots. Is It Safe to Get Both?

A COVID Vaccine for Kids May Overlap With Annual Flu Shots. Is It Safe to Get Both?

Right around now, between soaking up the end of summer and racing through your family’s back-to-school checklist, you’re probably trying to schedule your child’s yearly well visit with their pediatrician – including that old standby, the annual flu shot. But this year, there’s a twist: A COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 12 could be ready soon, too. Should you try to space out your child’s vaccinations? Plan them together? What’s safe, and what’s even possible? For answers, we turned to Juan C. Salazar, MD, MPH, FAAP, physician-in-chief at Connecticut Children’s.

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