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2022 Back to School Backpack Roundup

2022 Back to School Backpack Roundup

Although it may feel like summer has just begun, back to school is right around the corner! Whether your little one is heading to a half day of daycare or a full day of school and extracurriculars, they’ll need a bag to schlep their things back and forth. We’ve...

2022 Waterbottle Round Up

2022 Waterbottle Round Up

  We all know that great intentions can sometimes lead us astray. Case in point, plastic water bottles!  Of course, staying hydrated is a huge priority for us and our children. But after a summer spent at playgrounds, beaches, pools and sporting events, even the...

How to Build Resilience in Kids

How to Build Resilience in Kids

✨How to Build Resilience in Kids✨ Life isn’t easy, and as parents, one of our biggest priorities is to raise kids that can bounce back from disappointments big and small. 💪

Goldfish Swim School Shares – Swimsuit Color Matters

Goldfish Swim School Shares – Swimsuit Color Matters

GLAMoms has been talking with Goldfish Swim School - Okemos about water safety and swimsuits.  Yes, swimsuits! 🩱🩳 Did you know that your swimmer's swimsuit can have a huge impact on their safety in and around the water? We recommend parents choose brightly colored...

Spring Family Bucket List!

Spring Family Bucket List!

Here is a family bucket list to help you embrace Spring and explore nature together from AppleTree and Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool!

Toddler Tantrums & Triggers…And How to Stop Them

Toddler Tantrums & Triggers…And How to Stop Them

This original story was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Harvey Karp, M.D. Toddler truth: Tantrums usually peak at 18 to 24 months, subside a bit, then crest again around 3.5 years. So, knowing how to prevent—and quell—these meltdowns now will for-sure pay...

Kids Books About Strong Women!

Kids Books About Strong Women!

This story was contributed by Library Mom Rosemary D’Urso. Follow her on Instagram @librarymombooks and head to  Librarymom.com for more book picks for kids!   It’s Women’s History Month and I have the perfect picture book biographies to wow and inspire children!...

5+ Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr With Your Children!

5+ Ways to Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr With Your Children!

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events and activities honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2022 is Monday, January 17. In addition to virtual celebrations, we’ve also included book suggestions, a craft idea and a link to an educational movie....

Winter Collection from Rockets of Awesome!

Winter Collection from Rockets of Awesome!

The Local Moms Network recently shared a favorite—Rockets of Awesome. This mom-founded kids brand is not only fun and fashionable but their subscription and online shopping options make it super easy for busy moms to stay on top of wardrobe updates.

Why the Time is Now to Retire the Term “Super Mom”

Why the Time is Now to Retire the Term “Super Mom”

We’d like to suggest we collectively stop using the term “Super Mom”. Every time we hear it we cringe a little, and we’re pretty certain whoever coined it hadn’t experienced the miraculous storm of motherhood. Here are three reasons why we think it should be shelved...

How to Be an Ally to LGBTQ+ Children

How to Be an Ally to LGBTQ+ Children

June is LGBTQ+ Pride Month, and we wanted to share with our followers how we can best support kids everywhere, and be advocates for ALL children!

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