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Westchester’s Hottest New Fitness Studio

April 18, 2019 | Comments Off on Westchester’s Hottest New Fitness Studio

What do YOU know about Westchester’s Hottest New Workout ? We sat down with the founder, Caroline Levere, a local Larchmont resident, and the creative director, Emily Fayette, a New York City fitness guru, to learn more.

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Camp Special: Raquette Lake

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This is our third story in our camp series on some of our favorite sleepaway camps across the country. 

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Measles: What Fairfield County and Westchester Moms Should Know

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We’ve all heard the news—eight unvaccinated children in Bedford and Mt. Kisco have recently been infected with the measles. The epidemic has officially spread from NYC (primarily Brooklyn) to Westchester, as well as across the country. We spoke to Dr. Darria Long, ER doctor, mom of two and author of bestselling national book Mom Hacks, about what all concerned moms (and, to be honest, that’s all of us) should know.   Why is this epidemic happening now? In 2000, we declared measles and mumps eradicated form the U.S. But I think a combination...

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Camp Special: Timber Lake

April 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Camp Special: Timber Lake

The second camp in our series on some of our favorite sleepaway camps is Timber Lake, a co-ed camp in the bucolic Catskills area of New York State. Here’s what you need to know about Timber Lake:

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Camp Special: Camp Baco and Camp Che-Na-Wah

April 16, 2019 | Comments Off on Camp Special: Camp Baco and Camp Che-Na-Wah

This is our second story in our camp series on some of our favorite sleepaway camps across the country. For more information to help plan your child’s summer, please read our Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide!

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10 Reasons to Send Your Child to Camp this Summer

April 15, 2019 | Comments Off on 10 Reasons to Send Your Child to Camp this Summer

This piece will kick-off a three-week series highlighting several top summer camps in the country. For more, head to our Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide. There’s more to camp than just swimming, arts & crafts, sports and songs around the campfire. Going to camp has many benefits for children that go beyond all the fun they will have. Here are just a few of the reasons why the camp experience is so valuable for children, from Jess Michaels, Director of Communications for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ. Break from technology...

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‘Safe’ teen drinking? Here’s why parents shouldn’t facilitate it.

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(iStock) By Elizabeth Heubeck April 1 The Washington Post Correction: An earlier version of this story included an incorrect title for Helen Witty and gave the incorrect age for when her daughter was killed by a drunk driver. Witty is the national president of MADD, and her daughter was 16 when she was killed. The story has been updated. “Well, we did it when we were their age.” This common refrain, popular among parents with a permissive attitude toward underage drinking, is often coupled with well-intentioned efforts to keep adolescents...

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Ask our Pediatric Specialists…..

April 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Ask our Pediatric Specialists…..

  Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital is excited to announce the summer debut of a health education video series for parents, “Pediatric Minute”.  Head on over to The Local Moms Network Facebook page to submit your question in the comments section of the post. Questions should be submitted by April 19 for a chance to be featured in the video series. Please be sure to include your first name and town where you...

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ONS Urgent Ortho Care Now Available Weekdays in Harrison

April 11, 2019 | Comments Off on ONS Urgent Ortho Care Now Available Weekdays in Harrison

  ONS Urgent Ortho Care Now Available Weekdays in Harrison 8:00 am – 5:00 pm walk-in emergency care for sprains, fractures and other injuries (April 2, 2019 Harrison, NY) Orthopaedic & Neurosurgery Specialists (ONS) has launched walk-in emergency orthopedic services during weekday business hours at its office at 500 Mamaroneck Avenue in Harrison, NY.  No appointment is necessary. ONS Ortho Urgent Care provides patients with a fast, cost effective and convenient alternative to hospital emergency room visits in the event of a sudden,...

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Middle Eastern Jazz Evening!

April 9, 2019 | Comments Off on Middle Eastern Jazz Evening!

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