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Girls’ Weekend in Nashville!

  Dust off your cowboy boots and grab your girlfriends; Nashville is hotter than ever. With so many new hotel openings and a fun music and food scene, it makes for the perfect moms weekend away!   To Do:  Visit the Ryman Auditorium, home to the Grand Ole Opry...

Meet María Felicia Kelley, Author & Mom Behind The North County Moms!

María Felicia Kelley is a #boymom of three who lives in North San Diego County in Carlsbad, CA. She’s also the mom behind The North County Moms, one of the CA sites of The Local Moms Network! “My husband Danny and I have three sons – Ian, Nico, and Constantine — our...

Turkey Pesto Meatballs from Habitual Hostess

This Pesto Meatball recipe has just three ingredients and comes together in under 20 minutes—aka perfect for busy weeknight meals! The two moms behind Habitual Hostess, who created this recipe, suggest using refrigerated pesto (or homemade!) for best results.  Follow...

How to Be More Grateful & Happier — And Help Our Kids Do the Same!

This post was contributed by Niro Feliciano, LCSW, author of This Book Won’t Make You Happy: Eight Keys to Finding True Contentment.  I know you have heard of the benefits of gratitude, but do you know it can literally re-wire your brain for contentment?  If you...

It’s Time to #AskHer

It’s Time to #AskHer Join Atlantic Health System in asking the women in your life if they have had their annual mammogram.   Lydia Nadeau, executive director of Atlantic Health System Cancer Care, and Faith Goldman, MD, Atlantic Medical Group breast...

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