Snickerdoodle Donut Recipe

As we head into the holiday season, we’re always looking for new baking projects to do with our kids, and things to make holidays breakfasts extra special. This Snickerdoodle Donut recipe from author and recipe developer Sara Mellas, fits both those bills. It comes from Chapter Two of her new cookbook, The Easy Baked Donut Cookbook, and uses only simple ingredients you likely already have in your pantry. For more from Sara, follow her on Instagram @sara.mellas!

Remote School Pods

Over the summer, it seemed like everyone and their sister was talking about forming a “pod” for their kids. And around the country, many families did, for a variety of reasons, in a number of ways. Some did it out of necessity, and others did it out of choice. Some chose to “go remote” and others were looking for community (and in some cases, tutoring) while their schools were virtual. Still others decided to homeschool this year. We decided to reach out to some “pod moms” from HeyMama, a community of working moms that The Local Moms Network is a part of, to find out what their pod experience has been like over the past two months.

Breast Health During A Pandemic

During these busy, stressful times, it can be really hard to take care of your own health. Our kids’ emotional, educational, physical AND other needs can take up 150 percent of our time. But skipping basic self-care can be counterintuitive.

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Did you know that Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is the leading cause of death amongst student athletes and on school campuses? And that 1 in 300 kids have an undetected heart condition that puts them at risk? That’s why the parents behind Who We Play For (WWPF) formed a...

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

As moms, we all want to give our kids a healthy start, and that’s why so many of us have made our own baby food. From those adorable first bites to enticing picky toddlers, feeding our kids can be rewarding, a struggle, or (in most cases), both. That’s one of the...

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Academic Approach

It’s only October, but this has already been a challenging school year for students, parents, and teachers. At Academic Approach, we’re happy to be back in the rhythm of a new school year.

Even as students and teachers work remotely, we continue to offer one-on-one tutoring and school programs that empower students from all backgrounds to increase their scores, skills, and confidence on and beyond standardized tests.

Mom Hack: Make frozen cookie dough with your leftover Halloween Candy

Mom Hack: Make frozen cookie dough with your leftover Halloween Candy

Now that Halloween is about a week past its due date, you’re probably ready to get your kids’ candy out of the house. There are lots of good places to donate, from shelters to dentists’ offices to the military, but we stumbled upon this smart idea from The Baker Mama and wanted to share it.

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  None of the past few months makes much sense, and if you’re like us, you’re getting pretty darn tired. And not the kind of tired a solid 8 hours can fix (even though yes, that would be lovely anyway). It just isn’t normal to…. …Take on more than we ever have,...

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