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The holidays are here and we have a major list of socially distanced activities you don’t want to miss!
Check out our Guide to Thanksgiving Eats!
Are your relatives too far to travel to for thanksgiving? Have you relocated and haven’t made friends yet to host or attend a Friendsgiving? Never fear we have got you covered! Check out a go-to guide for Thanksgiving eats!
Six things to do this Fall
In just a couple of short weeks, Halloween will be here, and winter will be soon approaching. This is when time slips away from us faster and faster. Before we know it, Thanksgiving and Christmas will be upon us, too.
Best Hikes in Georgia
Best Hikes in Georgia Fall is an amazing time to get outside and hit the trail in Georgia. The leaves are changing, the air is crisp, and the summer heat is finally fading. Whether you’re looking to challenge yourself on a long day hike or head out for a leisurely...
Today’s Hint: Where to Buy a Pumpkin in North Metro Atlanta
Where’s the best place to buy a Pumpkin?
4 Tips to Keep your Kids Motivated this Fall
With two middle schoolers working virtually I have found it extremely difficult for my kids to stay motivated. I know like me many parents feel overwhelmed, anxious, and uncertain they can do a great job keeping their child on task, motivated, and excited for what’s to come during these difficult times.
Fun activities to do after school
School is back, but that doesn’t mean that we have to give up all of the fun each day! Once the kids get home from school, make sure they are having some fun. Afterall, kids should be kids…and that includes playing!
Close out the Last days of Summer with these tips
I’m not sure how these summer months have slipped away from me so quickly, but it’s time to close out the remaining summer days that we have - while having fun with it! Here are a few ways to do so and enjoy these warm days with your family: Enjoy the time with your...
7 ways to prepare to head back to school
Can you believe that we are approaching mid-July and the beginning of August so soon? I know that I cannot believe it! Mid to late July usually means that school preparations are underway, so if you are beginning to think about all of the ways to prepare to head back...
Creating ways to be a more Sustainable Parent
Wondering how you can be a more sustainable parent? I’ve got a few ideas to help you become a more eco-friendly person! Sustainable Parenting 101 What does it mean to be a sustainable parent? You care about the environment, and you want to teach your children to do...
5 ways you can help your child communicate effectively
Communication is hard for adults and children alike, but one thing that we can do as parents is trying our best to help our children learn how to communicate effectively now and for years to come. Communication is the key to success in your personal and professional...
Summer Road trips: How to Plan and Prepare
So many people fly everywhere these days that you might think the classic American road trip is a thing of the past. But, that’s not the case at all - especially now with COVID concerns. In fact, the road trip days are back and more so than ever. People are starting...
10 DIY Ideas for Kids this Summer
Sometimes, as parents, we just run out of creative, new ways to keep busy kids happy and occupied. Things are uncertain, and while camps and activities are scarce here are some fun and engaging DIY projects for the home. They're easy to make, so you won't lose your...
Kids eat free or really cheap!
This is a short list of some of our favorite kids eat free and really cheap guide in and around North Metro Atlanta.
Loews Atlanta Hotel Georgia Aquarium and Summer Escape Promotion
Georgia Aquarium Fans of the Georgia Aquarium are in luck! Loews Atlanta Hotel is a Georgia Aquarium preferred hotel and has a wonderful family VIP package that’s perfect for a summer family staycation. Included in the offer are spacious accommodations, VIP...
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...
How to help children with the death of a pet
Losing a pet can be an earth-shattering experience for the entire family, but children react differently than adults do, most of the time. Depending on the age, they can either take it much better, or much worse. There are many ways to help children with the death of...
Gardening with Kids-Fun Ideas for all ages!
Spring is finally here, and we couldn’t be happier to be shaking off the winter doldrums and getting outside again. Since we’re planning on still spending more time at home this spring and summer, gardening is at the top of our list.
Meet a Mom-Nina Carson
Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in the North Atlanta Metropolitan area? Nina: All over. I grew up in a military family. I’ve lived in Georgia the longest though- guess I qualify as a Georgia Peach by now. How many children do you have and how...
Let’s Talk About Our Feelings with Nina Cason, LCSW
Life can be hard. A full and meaningful life is filled with both happiness and also pain. In our lifetime, we all will experience a good dose of disappointment, embarrassment, anxiety, rejection, grief and the like. These painful feelings are a normal part of...