Now that COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out nationwide, we’re starting to wonder what this means for our families and routines. How will the vaccines change visits with grandparents, who have been prioritized for immunization? And is spring break/summer travel now on the radar? We asked Stephanie Leeds, MD, Yale Medicine pediatric asthma and immunology specialist in Norwalk, Connecticut, some of our most pressing questions.
Happy weekend! Let’s take advantage of the warmer weather this weekend and enjoy it the best way we can! See the full list of events below.
Blessing Adesiyan is the inspiring Founder & CEO of Mother Honestly, a global community for the modern mother. Blessing was born and raised in Nigeria, and lived all over the U.S. since moving here for college, and considers herself a global citizen. Read more about this badass entrepreneur mama!
This delicious recipe for cod & potatoes au gratin comes from my dear friend and amazing Chef, Joelma Celestrini. Its a simple and easy to make dish, with the healthy dose of cheese and heavy cream, making it the ultimate comfort food!
At The Local Moms Network, we’re moms committed to helping other moms. And right now in Texas, a lot of moms are dealing with unimaginably tough conditions due to the record-breaking snowfall—freezing temperatures, homes being destroyed and lack of food. Our hearts go out to everyone affected, especially the amazing moms behind our Texas sites. We want to help and know many of you do, too. Here are a few ways to do so.
There are so many great films that showcase black history, not only dramas, but also documentaries and comedy movies. Let’s honor black actors, directors, and all black professionals of the film industry by watching their movies. Here is a list of suggestions for you to start with.
Happy weekend! We still have a few more weeks of winter, so let’s enjoy it the best way we can. See the full list of weekend events and enjoy!
Spending part of their summer at camp is one of those amazing experiences that will stay with your child forever. Use this guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway options throughout the United States. All of them will help your child gain valuable confidence, compile priceless memories and build lifelong friendships.
Candice (37) is a local artisan, mom to a teenage daughter and step-mom to a 2-year-old. Find out how after 14 years working in sales she had the opportunity to turn her side business into a full-time job and employ other women during the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the World Health Organization, approximately 400,000 children and adolescents of 0-19 years old are diagnosed with cancer around the world each year. Currently, less than 30% of children diagnosed with cancer in many low and middle-income countries survive. Click and read more.
Happy weekend! It's Valentine's weekend and there are some sweet activities for you to do with your loved ones. See the full list below and enjoy! Friday, Feb. 12 English Class for Foreign Born Adults 9:30 – 11 A.M., Coralville Public Library – Zoom...
This Valentine’s Day Fairy Shake will bring smiles to all the kiddos faces this year!
Jessy (38) is a Canadian mom of 3, who turned her hobby into a business during the coronavirus pandemic. Find out how after 10 years working as a Paramedic in Canada she opened not only one, but two different businesses after having her first child.
All parents but especially moms are familiar with the decision to focus on home or work—and the financial reality and childcare issues that mean way too many have no choice at all. But what about the moms who put their career on hold—whether it’s five years ago or 5 months ago—and are looking to get a new job? Or any moms looking to make a change in her career this year, as things (hopefully) get back to some semblance of normalcy? Here are some tips from two experts to get your dream job in 2021!
This is the perfect last minute craft gift for Valentine’s Day. You can try and make this with your kids and have some family fun!
It will be a very cold weekend, but luckily there are plenty virtual activities for us to do, including watching Super Bowl on Sunday. Click to see all the events happening and enjoy!
Check out this adorable Football Board from Maegan, the uber-talented mom behind The BakerMama, and enjoy Super Bowl eating healthier.
We love this Valentine’s Day dessert board from our food contributor, CatwithaK Cooks. It’s a “berry-sweet” family-friendly snack. Not only is it colorful and festive, it’s easy to use it as a template and go with any ingredients you have, and your kids will eat!
The Iowa City-Cedar Rapids Moms 2021 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide is here to give you the best gift options in one place! Check here for a list of top local businesses and their amazing offers!
Kathy (42) is a Fitness Instructor and mother of 2. She is the General Manager at Thrive Gym and an advocate for personal development. Find out how after 12 years working at an office she had the opportunity to pursue her passion for fitness and wellness as a full time job.