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Meet Tim Masters, the Dad behind My Green Mattress!

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad behind My Green Mattress!

When Tim Masters’ daughter Emily developed allergies and eczema as a baby, he and his wife Cindy set out to solve her issues through any means necessary. Tim had been in the mattress business since he was a teenager, eventually purchasing the business from his mentor...

Meet the Female Executives Behind Flow Alkaline Water!

Meet the Female Executives Behind Flow Alkaline Water!

Anyone else feel like staying hydrated is a constant battle? Especially as we head into summer, increasing your water intake is so crucial to your health. But if you’re not great about drinking water (hello, coffee and wine!) you should definitely try our newest...

The 2021 Birthday Party Guide!

The 2021 Birthday Party Guide!

We’re thrilled to bring you our 2021 Birthday Party Guide!   Planning a birthday party can be a little overwhelming, especially these days! We’ve done the work just for you, and curated a list of some of our favorite party planners, balloon designers, florists,...

Meet the Founders of 21 Seeds!

Meet the Founders of 21 Seeds!

This week, we’re thrilled to be sharing one of our favorite female-founded brands, 21Seeds.  Lead by three amazing moms, it’s an all-natural line of fruit and botanical-infused tequila. The first thing you need to know about 21Seeds is it’s as far from the harsh...

Where to Stay Cool This Summer!

Where to Stay Cool This Summer!

Are you looking for a local pool to stay cool this summer? Memorial Day is less than 2 weeks away (!!) so we have you covered, with a list of places for your family to join this summer! Madison Madison Community Pool, 105 Rosedale Ave, Madison, NJ Chatham Colony Pool...

Meet a Mom: Meet Samantha Banker!

Meet a Mom: Meet Samantha Banker!

Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town? Originally, I am from North Woodmere in Long Island. I have lived in South Orange for nine years. Child(ren) and Age(s)? My son Sebastian is 5 and my daughter Violet is 2.5. Favorite things to do with...

Meet a Mom: Meet Kamari Aykes DeBarbieri!

Meet a Mom: Meet Kamari Aykes DeBarbieri!

How many children do you have and what are their age(s)? One, 3 years old. How long have you lived in (your town)? What made you decide to live here? We have businesses in Summit and Short Hills since early 2019, since we were exploring it as a future area of...

Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love!

Mother’s Day Gifts She’ll Love!

This Mother’s Day, we’re sharing some gift picks for all the amazing moms we know. Purchase them for any deserving mom in your life—yourself included. Happy Mother’s Day from all the moms here at The Local Moms Network! A Table in Paris by John Donohue This gorgeous...

Local Ways to Live Sustainably!

Local Ways to Live Sustainably!

In honor of Earth Day, we are sharing local ways to live a more sustainable life by reducing our impact on the planet. Check out the list below! Zero Waste Refill Shops Sustainable Haus 221 Broad St Summit, NJ Good Bottle Refill Shop 1875 Springfield Ave Maplewood, NJ...

Meet a Mom: Meet Lauren Stadtmauer!

Meet a Mom: Meet Lauren Stadtmauer!

Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town? Originally from LI, NY. Been in Summit for 15 yrs Child(ren) and Age(s)? Ryan – 17 & Emma- 14 Favorite things to do with your kids? At their ages right now they don’t really want to hang out with...

To Grandparents House We Go?

To Grandparents House We Go?

  The Interplay between the Bond of Grandparents and Grandchildren vs. Parent’s Constitutional Rights under New Jersey Law from our partners, Lyons & Associates, P.C.   The loving bond between grandparents and grandchildren is very unique and special....

Meet a Mom: Meet Karyn Gasser!

Meet a Mom: Meet Karyn Gasser!

Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town? I am originally from Brooklyn. I lived in Madison for 25 years before moving to New Providence 2 years ago. Child(ren) and Age(s)? Two girls who are 25 and 23 and my son who is 20. Favorite things to...

Where to Hear Live Music Locally

Where to Hear Live Music Locally

Looking to catch some live music? Here is a list of local spots that have upcoming live music events! Untied Brewing Company 140 Spring Street Unit C New Providence, NJ Live music outdoors every Saturday at 3pm Daddy Matty's BBQ 6 Elmer St Madison, NJ Live music April...

Meet a Mom: Meet Jessica Bosch & Beth Dalena!

Meet a Mom: Meet Jessica Bosch & Beth Dalena!

Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town?Beth: I am originally from Florham Park, I now live in Whippany and have practiced law in Madison since 1982Jessica: I’m originally from Essex Fells, NJ but later moved to Morristown when I started...

Carrot Spice Snacking Cake

Carrot Spice Snacking Cake

Fall may have Pumpkin Spice, but this Spring, we’re all about this Carrot Spice Snacking Cake. Thank you to our contributor, CatwithaK Cooks, for sharing this gluten, butter and oil-free healthy treat!   Carrot Spice Snacking Cake Yield: 1 8×8 inch square cake...

Never Alone? How to Still Prioritize Self-Care

Never Alone? How to Still Prioritize Self-Care

Does anyone else feel like in the past year they haven’t been alone—truly alone—for more than a handful of times? Ironically, staying isolated at home can mean not being very isolated (ever!) from your kids. Without any time to ourselves, many of us are catching up on...

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