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Where to go Apple Picking!

Where to go Apple Picking!

It's that time fo year again... time for apple picking! Pick your own has already begun at some farms in Connecticut and New York and will continue through October. It's one of the fall activities we all look forward to every year and luckily it's an activity that can...

Cinnamon Roll Easter Bunnies!

Cinnamon Roll Easter Bunnies!

These Easter Bunny Cinnamon Rolls from Maegan, the talented mom behind The BakerMama, will do double duty as a fun holiday activity and a delicious Easter breakfast. And while you can certainly make your rolls from scratch, Maegan says store bought are perfectly...

The Ultimate 2021 Sleepaway Camp Guide

The Ultimate 2021 Sleepaway Camp Guide

Spending part of their summer at camp is one of those amazing experiences that will stay with your child forever. Use this guide to learn about some of the top sleepaway options throughout the United States. All of them will help your child gain valuable confidence,...

Perfect Gifts For Everyone On Your Valentine’s List!

Perfect Gifts For Everyone On Your Valentine’s List!

We are so excited to team up with local business - Clearly Yours - to bring you some Valentine’s Day options. A gift filled with candy is just a gift filled with candy. With Holly’s personal touch, she makes it “Clearly Yours”. All gifts range in price from $12- $55...

2021 Health & Wellness Guide

2021 Health & Wellness Guide

We’re firm believers in Moms needing to put their oxygen masks on first (even before our Covid-19 ones!). Wearing a lot of hats, from Uber driver to short order cook to therapist isn’t easy. After a year with shut downs, hybrid and remote learning and social...

10 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas!

10 Family-Friendly Staycation Ideas!

Bummed about having to stay close to home this holiday season? We hear you. So many of our us are skipping family travel for the holidays or winter break. We hope these “staycation” ideas give you inspiration for this week, and the rest of the winter. Hide Those...

Talking With Children About Difficult Things In The News

Talking With Children About Difficult Things In The News

During times of tragedy and difficulty in the news, we may think that children are unaware of what is happening. However, children are more aware - than we know and are especially sensitive to the moods and conversations of adults around them. Here are some ideas and...

Meet Therese Karl & Dawn Pineault

Meet Therese Karl & Dawn Pineault

We are so excited to introduce you to Therese Karl & Dawn Pineault - both Moms and business partners. They have combined their talents and imagination and make custom wood signs, blocks and boxes - all representing love for your home town!     Where are...

Gift-Wrapping 101!

Gift-Wrapping 101!

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that simple things can matter the most. That’s why we’re taking a bit more care with our gift-wrapping this year—to make the holidays as joyful as possible for our kids, family and friends. We turned to lifestyle expert Caryn...

Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter & Herbs!

Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter & Herbs!

We are loving this Holiday Chex Mix with Brown Butter and Herbs from  CatwithaK Cooks! Kathleen (Kat) Ashmore is a mom of two and a contributor to New Canaan-Darien Moms, and she shares healthy, easy and delicious recipes on her food blog. This upgraded holiday...

Holiday 2020 Gift Guide

Holiday 2020 Gift Guide

Our local shops and small businesses have been hit hard this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  It’s more critical than ever for us to support our local economy.  We put together this guide to give you some ideas for all of the special people on your list-...

Meet Jacey Taub!

Meet Jacey Taub!

December's Meet a Mom is Jacey Taub. It truly is amazing what you find out about somebody after an interview like this. I have known Jacey for 15 years and she surprised me! Take a few minutes and read about Jacey and the many facets of her daily life......  ...

Rye & Rye Brook Moms Presents: Holiday in a Box

Rye & Rye Brook Moms Presents: Holiday in a Box

Rye and Rye Brook Moms Presents: Holiday in a Box Rye & Rye Brook Moms is thrilled to be offering Holiday in a Box, highlighting festive items from local businesses for the whole family! In a year when we're all trying to support our favorite local businesses...

Market Hours on Thanksgiving!

Market Hours on Thanksgiving!

What happens if you realize at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning that you forgot to buy sweet potatoes? Or don't have enough dessert options? If that happens... you're in luck! There are a few local grocery stores open on Thanksgiving (we called them all to check). Check...

History of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

History of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Original story from iloveny.com.Since 1924, the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade has been the official kick-off to the holiday season. Each year, more than 50 million TV viewers joined by 3.5 million people in New York City tune in for this beloved event through Manhattan....

Classic, Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe from Maria Provenzano

Classic, Easy Pumpkin Bread Recipe from Maria Provenzano

We’re calling it now—pumpkin bread is the new banana bread. And besides the fact that it is a delicious fall treat, the beta-carotene in pumpkin (converted to Vitamin A in the body) is a true powerhouse vitamin. It boosts the immune system, promotes eye health and...

Fall Pests: 5 To Watch Out For!

Fall Pests: 5 To Watch Out For!

You may think since the weather is cooling off, pests like bugs and other critters will start disappearing—but sadly, it isn’t so. According to the experts at Fox Pest Control, some pests actually start appearing in Fall—often looking for shelter or food before...

Snickerdoodle Donut Recipe!

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...

What exactly is a Montessori school?

What exactly is a Montessori school?

What exactly is a Montessori school and how does a Montessori kindergarten classroom differ from a traditional kindergarten classroom? Let's consider some of the differences below: The role of the teacher. In a traditional classroom, the teacher is typically viewed as...

Community Clean Up Day

Community Clean Up Day

Help beautify our communities at any of the four locations!Rye Brook - Rye Town - Port Chester - City of Rye TO REGISTER, VISIT: townofrye.seamlessdocs.com/f/CommunitySignUp What better way to take advantage of the last warm days of the season than by getting outside...

Your 2020 Guide to Preschool

Your 2020 Guide to Preschool

The groundwork for successful experiences in the education system is largely established before Kindergarten even starts. CHRIST CHURCH NURSERY SCHOOL At CCNS our philosophy is to treat every child as a valued member of the community. We recognize that every student...

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

10 Ways to Celebrate Halloween Safely

Halloween is an annual rite of passage for kids. From the first time a new walker toddles up to trick or treat with his parents, to older kids finally being allowed to go door-to-door on their own—Halloween is as much a part of childhood as any holiday. Which makes it...

Meet a Mom: Chrissy Mactaggart of Who We Play For!

Meet a Mom: Chrissy Mactaggart of Who We Play For!

Chrissy Mactaggart is this week’s Meet a Mom! This Greenwich Mom has lived in Greenwich for 22 years with her husband Ian and three kids; Emma, 20, is a junior at Dartmouth, Kelli, 19, is a sophomore at Boston College and Annabelle, 17, is a senior at Greenwich...

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The next book in our book club series is Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them. This fascinating collection of essays and portraits of women—writers, poets, teacher and more—was edited by New York Times bestselling novelist Edan...

The 2020 Private School Guide

The 2020 Private School Guide

It's that time of year again when Private Schools are holding their Open Houses for the following school year.  This year will look very different with many schools holding Virtual Open houses to introduce their programs to parents and families, while remaining...

Who We Play For: Preventing Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest & Prevention in Student-Athletes

Sudden Cardiac Arrest & Prevention in Student-Athletes

What is Sudden Cardiac Arrest?Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a life-threatening emergency that occurs when the heart suddenly stops beating. It strikes people of all ages who may seem to be healthy, even children and teens. When SCA happens, the person collapses and...

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac!

Arthur Lih, III is the Inventor and CEO of LifeVac, an upper airway clearance device that can save someone from choking to death. The device has saved 78 lives around the world to date—including the lives of 27 children. We spoke to Arthur, dad to Jackie (15), about...

Meet a Mom: Celebrity Trainer Anna Kaiser!

Meet a Mom: Celebrity Trainer Anna Kaiser!

Anna Kaiser is known for transforming the bodies of some of Hollywood and the music industry’s biggest stars. She’s trained bold-faced names like Kelly Ripa, Karlie Kloss, Sarah Jessica Parker and...

Rafael Magana M.D.: Experienced Cosmetic Surgeon in Riverside!

Rafael Magana M.D.: Experienced Cosmetic Surgeon in Riverside!

If you’ve considered giving yourself the gift of plastic surgery this year, Dr. Rafael Magana is a highly skilled and trained doctor located right here in Riverside, CT. He has NYC training and 13 years of postgraduate experience in cosmetic surgery. He even practiced...

Meet Alice Schoen & Dana Colasante

Meet Alice Schoen & Dana Colasante

Alice Schoen and Dana Colasante are co-founders of Saving Active Hearts - a vital initiative they started after they each had a loved one who fell victim to a Sudden Cardiac Arrest. We are so excited to introduce you to their life-saving mission during October which...

Rosh Hashana Recipe Round-Up!

Rosh Hashana Recipe Round-Up!

L’Shana Tovah to all those who are observing the Jewish New Year! The recipes below are wonderful seasonal dishes that work for anyone looking for some new Fall family-friendly favorites (think: crunchy apple salads, warming matzoh ball soup and a sweet and spicy...

2020 Photography Guide

2020 Photography Guide

We're feeling all the Fall feels over here- apple picking, pumpkin-spice everything and of course Family Photos Sessions!  It's the perfect time of year to layer up with your favorite sweaters and capture those sweet family moments- and just in time for your end of...

The Nurtury-Montessori – Day Care Program

The Nurtury-Montessori – Day Care Program

The Nurtury is committed to promoting quality Montessori child care for children based on these key American Montessori Society concepts: The aim of a Montessori program is to foster the development of basic trust and to assist in the normal development of the...

Strawberry Fields Cocktail from Camp Cocktails!

Strawberry Fields Cocktail from Camp Cocktails!

This summer has certainly been an “outdoor” one, and we hope to keep that trend going well into fall. That’s one of the reasons why we love food and drink writer Emily Vikre’s new book,  Camp Cocktails: Easy, Fun and Delicious Drinks for the Great Outdoors, which is...

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