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Meet A Mom: Dr. Shey Cunha, PsyD NCSP of Star Psychology

Meet A Mom: Dr. Shey Cunha, PsyD NCSP of Star Psychology

Whether it is behavioral issues, learning difficulties, or even being able to connect with each other in a positive manner – sometimes we all need a little external help. This month’s Meet a Mom is Dr. Shey Cunha, PsyD NCSP from Star Psychology.

The Hunt for Sasquatch at Bone Valley ATV Park

The Hunt for Sasquatch at Bone Valley ATV Park

Legend has it, Sasquatch has been lurking in the woods at Polk County Parks & Recreation’s Bone Valley ATV Park. It is up to us to find Sasquatch and unmask his traps on the beautiful trails of Bone Valley ATV Park.

The Local Moms Network Wishlist

The Local Moms Network Wishlist

Recently, Layla Lisiewski, co-founder and CEO of The Local Moms Network, appeared on CNBC to discuss how supply chain issues were adding another layer of holiday stress for parents this season. “Most of the moms in our network of over 100 suburbs are shopping early so they don’t risk not getting the gifts they want because of supply chain issues—about 75% of the ones we talked to have already started and some have even completed the process, and of those about 50% are having a tough time getting what they want even this early on,” says Layla. She adds, “The fastest way to get your hands on gifts is to shop locally!”

Meet A Mom: Emily Higgs from Mousin’ Around Books

Meet A Mom: Emily Higgs from Mousin’ Around Books

What is the perfect year-round gift? Books, of course! Reading helps children gain knowledge, learn social norms, reduce stress, and improve their vocabulary just to name a few things. We spoke with local mom Emily Higgs from Mousin Around Books and her passion for children’s literacy.

Meet a Mom: Taylor Ard from East Of These

Meet a Mom: Taylor Ard from East Of These

Anyone else insanely happy that scrunchies and hair turbans are very in right now? They are perfect for making your hair look done without requiring tons of effort which is completely my style. I was beyond excited to meet this month’s local Meet a Mom, Taylor Ard...

My Green Mattress: Big Black Friday Savings and Even Bigger Health Benefits!

My Green Mattress: Big Black Friday Savings and Even Bigger Health Benefits!

Our favorite organic mattress brand, My Green Mattress, @mygreenmattress is doing a *huge* Black Friday sale and offering special savings to followers of The Local Moms Network! Go to mygreenmattress.com and use code LOCALMOMS to receive up to $225 off on your non-toxic, safe and organic-certified mattress from November 12th to November 28th! And head to the link in bio for all the details, plus more about this family-owned brand.

Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments

Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments

Heads up: This recipe includes affiliate links to products. I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. All items that have an affiliate link have been used by us.There is something simple and fun about making salt dough ornaments. We make them every year....

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Bread

When you take your first bite it literally tastes like you eating a bite of cheesecake. Pumpkin knows no season so this recipe can be good for breakfast, a snack, or dessert.

Fallen Apple Cocktail

Fallen Apple Cocktail

Want to sip on something more festive this season than a Cab? Try mixing up this Fall cocktail. It uses cinnamon sticks, fresh apples and Tito’s vodka – an instant classic. Cheers to Fall! 

Night of a Million Lights at Give Kids the World Village

Night of a Million Lights at Give Kids the World Village

Night of a Million Lights at Give Kids the World Village in Kissimmee is a walk-through, socially distanced holiday light spectacular. This event will provide a rare glimpse into the magical, whimsical non-profit resort that fulfills the wishes of critically ill children from around the world.

Book Pumpkin Contest 2021

Book Pumpkin Contest 2021

Decorate a pumpkin inspired by your favorite book or book character for Book Pumpkin Contest 2021

Meet A Mom: Gaby from Dolce by Gaby

Meet A Mom: Gaby from Dolce by Gaby

Looking for custom cookies and treats? Meet Gaby from Dolce by Gaby. She makes hand crafted, uniquely decorated, all edible gourmet cookies and pies, homemade jams, arepas, and more. L

CovLC: Classroom Education Re-Imagined

CovLC: Classroom Education Re-Imagined

The Covalent Learning Center (CovLC), an advanced online tutorial platform, strives to provide students, parents, teachers and schools, effective tutorial solutions covering local curricula and much more, at affordable prices

Spooky Snack Mix

Spooky Snack Mix

Halloween is almost here and we’re adding this Spooky Snack Mix from The BakerMama to our shortlist of fun treats to make.

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