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Watermelon Dipped 4th of July Treat

This story was contributed by The Local Moms Network contributor, Maria Provenzano, Lifestyle + DIY Expert of Hallmark’s Home and Family and founder of From Scratch with Maria Provenzano. It isn’t summer until you have had watermelon!! It is one of my favorite...

Mommy & Me Matching Stars & Stripes

We’re taking you beyond the tees and shorts for an elevated, patriotic mommy and me look instead. From breezy maxi dresses to bright swimsuits, these outfits let you show your American spirit while still looking totally on point. PINK CHICKEN Ditsy Stars Dresses,...

Down Syndrome Mom

I’m pleased to share this post about a mom who is raising a family that includes a child with Down syndrome. Similar to Kelle, I too am a mom of three, and my youngest son is Trisomy-21 diagnosed. As the founder and publisher of The North County Moms, I’m...

Juneteenth 2024

Happy Juneteenth!  ️The National Juneteenth Observance Foundation designed the Juneteenth Flag© to illustrate the story of what became a national holiday in 2021. It commemorates June 19, 1866 when the remaining enslaved African Americans in Texas first learned of...

Surgeon General Warning on Social Media — What Parents Should Know

This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network. Recently, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy announced plans to recommend warning labels for social media similar to cigarette and alcohol ones. He told NPR that the warnings would bring awareness of the risks...

Meet a Dad — Author Craig Melvin

This post originally appeared on The Local Moms Network. Journalist Craig Melvin is familiar to viewers of NBC’s TODAY show as co-anchor of the must-watch morning program. But to his son Delano (10), and daughter Sybil (7), who he shares with broadcaster Lindsay...

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