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Easy Healthy Summer Recipes with Food Stylist Alli Hawes

Easy Healthy Summer Recipes with Food Stylist Alli Hawes

This story originally appeared on greenwichmoms.com and was contributed by wellness contributor Michelle Calarco.  As we gear up for barbecues and backyard cookouts, we often find ourselves on the hunt for recipes featuring lighter fare, but that won’t compromise on...

Meet Alura Buckner

Meet Alura Buckner

I'm so thrilled to introduce local mom Alura Buckner, owner of Spicewood ISR! Alura is a mom of two and a Spicewood local. She has the kindest heart and is so patient and understanding with every child she meets. As a mom of three littles 5 and under myself, these...

Meet a Mom – Actress Yllka Gashi

Meet a Mom – Actress Yllka Gashi

Credit: Fadil Berisha This story originally appeared on New Canaan & Darien Moms.  Meet the inspiring Yllka Gashi, a mom and actress getting rave reviews for her lead role in HIVE. The film, which received the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film...

Meet Dr. Lanny Brustein!

Meet Dr. Lanny Brustein!

As moms, our bodies go through many physical changes throughout our journey of motherhood. Dr. Lanny was one of the first business owners I connected with in the area and I'm so glad I did! Coming from a small town just outside of San Antonio, my experience with...

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Kids!

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Kids!

  Earth Day 2021 is Thursday April 22, and all of us at The Local Moms Network love celebrating with our kids—but try to keep it genuinely fun. Depending on the age of your little ones, celebrating Earth Day may be as simple as going for a walk outside in the...

Spring Salad from CatwithaK Cooks

Spring Salad from CatwithaK Cooks

    Easy no-cook recipe that is bursting with spring flavors? Yes, please. Thank you to our contributor, CatwithaK Cooks, for sharing another beautiful, seasonal and nutritious dish! For more easy and delicious recipes, go to...

Jonathan Adler Work From Home Tips

Jonathan Adler Work From Home Tips

This story was contributed by our new wellness columnist, Michelle Calarco. The pandemic has altered nearly all aspects of our lives, and the way we work is at the top of the list. Remote work has become the norm for a lot of us and for some this may even be a...

Best Hiking Trails Near Lake Travis

Best Hiking Trails Near Lake Travis

As we get into warmer weather, many Austinites are taking their everyday activities outdoors. We've compiled a list of the best outdoor hiking and walking trails for you to enjoy going into the summertime! Bee Cave Central ParkBee Cave city park is one of the best...

Dr. Harvey Karp Shares How to Stop Toddler Tantrums!

Dr. Harvey Karp Shares How to Stop Toddler Tantrums!

Anyone else feel like their toddler’s tantrums have gotten more frequent, and more intense during the pandemic? We’re not sure if it’s all the extra time at home, less time at preschool or Mom’s fuse being shorter these days, but we’re hearing from a lot of friends...

Carrot Spice Cake

Carrot Spice 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 8x8 inch square cake...

How to Help Texas!

How to Help Texas!

    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....

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...

Yummy Toddler Food Book

Yummy Toddler Food Book

Previously, we’ve shared all about one of our favorite cookbook authors, Amy Palanjian, the Iowa-based mom behind Yummy Toddler Food. On her blog and Instagram she shares her expert tips, recipes and real life moments that we can all relate to. In her new book, Food...

Meet Kylie

Meet Kylie

Welcome to our first Meet a Mom post for the Lakeway Moms Network! Here, you will meet local moms in the west Austin area who are working to better the city, whether through entrepreneurship, non-profits, or lots of motherly love!

Foodie Friday – Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

Foodie Friday – Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos

Credit: Sunny Frantz Photography Thank you to Hip Foodie Mom for sharing this recipe. Alice Choi, the Pennyslvania-based mom of two behind Hip Foodie Mom, is known for her healthy, fast, weeknight meal ideas. These Loaded Sheet Pan Nachos are one of those go-to...

Helping Kids Adapt to Covid Protocols

Helping Kids Adapt to Covid Protocols

For many kids across the country, camp or a return to daycare will be the first time they’ve encountered the new safety protocols for COVID-19. It also may be the first time they’ve socialized in a group setting, having been social distancing at home for the past few...

Five Ingredient Fridays! Artichoke Francese

Five Ingredient Fridays! Artichoke Francese

For this week’s Five Ingredient Friday I wanted to offer a great vegetarian option. This veggie dish can be served as a main or hearty side dish. I think it would also taste fantastic over a bed of rice or garlicky, buttered pasta. Chicken Francese, a very popular...

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