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Smithsonian Museums Opening Dates

Smithsonian Museums Opening Dates

D.C.’s Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo have announced opening dates as they slowly welcome back the public. Take a look at the released dates and the guidelines the institutions are taking to ensure staff and visitor health and safety. Make sure you follow the link the reserve your passes before arrival!

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your Kids

10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day with Your 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...

When Do We Start Chores? (plus a freebie!)

When Do We Start Chores? (plus a freebie!)

  Chores make the world go round in our family - especially during the past year while we've had A LOT of time at home. Helping out look so differently for each kiddo and it's hard to know exactly when to start. Our answer? Right now! In the beginning, it may...

Pi Day! Are You Celebrating?

Pi Day! Are You Celebrating?

  Pi Day is tomorrow, March 14! In this house, we'll take just about any excuse to celebrate. Having bigger kids that can get into the meaning of Pi and the history behind the concept is cool, but also there's pie. So, we'll leave it to you to decide which is the...

Our Picks From The Studio McGee + Target Line

Our Picks From The Studio McGee + Target Line

We could hardly contain ourselves when we saw that Studio McGee has partnered with Target to create their very own line. The work they create has been an inspiration to us for year so when we leapt at the chance to put together our favorites from their newly released...

Sprouted with Daniella Monet

Sprouted with Daniella Monet

The last time we chatted with Daniella Monet, she was getting ready to become a mom for the first time. Her son Gio is now 1.5, and she is getting ready to welcome Baby #2 – a girl! We spoke to the actress about prepping for her new family addition, her recent Sprouted diaper launch (like Daniella this innovative product is vegan!), her podcast (co-hosted with her fiancé Andrew) and more!

A Moment With Dr. Bre Haizlip

A Moment With Dr. Bre Haizlip

Recently, Dr. Bre Haizlip (“Dr. Bre”) gave an end of year motivational Zoom talk to the moms of The Local Moms Network. We all loved her down-to-earth advice and her commit to helping women. We were lucky enough to speak with Dr. Bre about her counseling and teaching career, her activism, some of her favorite mantras, and more.

A Note for the New Year

A Note for the New Year

As one of the most challenging years I’ve ever endured comes to a close, I’ve been reflecting a lot on what has transpired and mindfully creating setting intentions for how I want to enter into the new year. Our family does this every year, but this year seems different (imagine that). It seems more important, […]

Horderly: Tips for Organizing a Home Office

Horderly: Tips for Organizing a Home Office

These days, it’s more common than ever to have a child learning from home or a parent working from home. So home offices—once used only at homework time or on weekends—or front and center. That’s why we asked the experts at Horderly to share their simple 5-step...

Meet Rachel Larsen Weaver

Meet Rachel Larsen Weaver

Rachel is the kind of human you just want to know more about. So when she agreed to answer a few questions for Annapolis Moms and let us peek into the way she dances through the waters of motherhood, I was naturally elated. I hope you take a moment for yourself with a cup of whatever you love and plop down with her words. She’s just a gift. Enjoy. 

DIY Facial with Cate Campbell from SKIN and WAX

DIY Facial with Cate Campbell from SKIN and WAX

    With most of the country shut down and people working remotely from home, it can be easy to start slacking off on self care. I say now is the best time to keep up with your skin care at home. Actually let's take it to the next level! Now is the best time...

Covid-19 and Your Family’s Mental Health with Oasis

Covid-19 and Your Family’s Mental Health with Oasis

We are now midway through the second month of social distancing and if you’re a parent struggling to stay motivated under an avalanche of worry and daily responsibilities, you are not alone. Think all the way back to mid-March, when there was a flood of freshly...

Stoney River Steakhouse At Home

Stoney River Steakhouse At Home

We have been taking social distancing very seriously over here at the Boyd household. So it may go without saying that date nights in Annapolis are temporarily off the table! However, Christen and I wanted to make sure we were still supporting our favorite spots...

Vaping and Teens

Vaping and Teens

The first thing you need to be aware of in regards to vaping? More teens are doing it—every single day. According to a recent study published by the University of Michigan, over 37 percent of 12 graders say they vaped sometime in 2018—compared to less than 28 percent...

What To Know About Corona Virus

What To Know About Corona Virus

  Coronavirus. We’ve all been hearing a lot about it—and seeing some pretty dramatic images and stats in the news—but what exactly is it, and how concerned should we be? By definition, a coronavirus is common virus that causes relatively harmless cold...

Traveling with Kids?  How to Pack a Perfect Carry-On!

Traveling with Kids? How to Pack a Perfect Carry-On!

  Flying with kids this Winter? For most moms, that means prepping ahead by thoughtfully packing a well-stocked carry-on. Before kids, your carry-on might have typically only held some noise-cancelling headphones, the latest magazines and a book—stuff to pass the...

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