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Drowning Prevention

Drowning Prevention

Pandemic or not, there are few bigger items on our list of “mom worries” than drowning. And with good reason – it’s the leading cause of accidental deaths in kids ages 1 to 4. But there are some really simple ways to keep your kids safer. We spoke to Adam Katchmarchi, Ph.D., Executive Director of the National Drowning Prevention Alliance, to learn more.

Summer Reading

Summer Reading

While summer is an ideal time for children to relax, explore the outdoors, visit new places, and spend extra time with family and friends, it is also a critical time for children to maintain and build upon literacy skills.

4th of July Popsicles!

4th of July Popsicles!

Celebrate the 4th of July with these festive red, white and blue popsicles! Not only are they adorable, but they’re made with protein-packed Greek yogurt and fiber rich blueberries and strawberries.

4th of July Weekend Fireworks

4th of July Weekend Fireworks

If you're looking to enjoy fireworks this weekend, we have listed a few local spots to do so. Click the links below for more details on our calendar. 7/2 Randolph Freedom Festival 7/3 Sparta Independence Day 7/4 Parsipanny 4th of July Celebration 7/4 Lake Hopatcong...

60 Second Cole Slaw

60 Second Cole Slaw

This take on coleslaw from Cat with a K Cooks uses pre-shredded coleslaw so it comes together in just under a minute. Plus, it can be made ahead so it’s the perfect summer party (or busy weeknight) side.

Meet-a-Mom: Brandie Brojan

Meet-a-Mom: Brandie Brojan

Meet-a-Mom Monday. This week we are so excited for you to meet Brandie owner of Brandie Brojan Real Estate. Find out why she loves #Denville and her amazing involvement in our schools! Get to know a local realtor on a personal note and how wonderful she is with our community, not to mention her passion for ATVs?!?!

Meet-a-Dad: Dr. Daniel Hennessy

Meet-a-Dad: Dr. Daniel Hennessy

This week’s Meet-a-Dad feature is Dr. Daniel Hennessy the Owner and Founder of Denville Foot and Ankle. Read our interview with his wife Jenna about this amazing Father of three and get to know our local doctors a little more personally! 

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

Meet Tim Masters, the Dad Behind My Green Mattress!

As parents, good, healthy sleep for our whole family is always a priority. That’s why we’re thrilled to partner with My Green Mattress, which specializes in certified organic, USA-made healthy and affordable mattresses. Read our interview with founder Tim Masters, who launched My Green Mattress after his daughter Emily developed allergies and eczema as a baby. Use code LOCALMOMS to save!

Easy One-Pot Skillet Spaghetti

Easy One-Pot Skillet Spaghetti

Looking for an easy mid week, kid friendly dinner try this Easy One-Pan Skillet Spaghetti. Not only will kids love it but you”ll love the simplicity and the best part the clean up.

Meet-a-Dad: Brad Resnick

Meet-a-Dad: Brad Resnick

Meet an Amazing #Denville Dad. Brad Resnick owner of Brad Resnick Photograph, as his wife Arielle explains what makes him such a wonderful Dad, husband and Photographer!

Meet-a-Dad Matt Keown

Meet-a-Dad Matt Keown

Meet Matt Keown: Children’s author and illustrator of The Happy Heart. Watch his hilarious interview and make sure you check out the giveaway!

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Lime Avocado Crema

Roasted Cauliflower Tacos with Lime Avocado Crema

Thank you to our food contributor CatwithaK Cooks for sharing this delicious plant-based taco recipe with us. Introducing new vegetables (like cauliflower) to kids can be tricky. Experts recommend serving it in a form they are familiar with (in this case, tacos). Try it for Taco Tuesday, or anytime you need a quick, nutritious meal.

Meet Lizzie Trovato

Meet Lizzie Trovato

Meet this week’s Meet A Mom; Lizzie Trovato owner of Here Comes the Fun. Read who helped her through a tragic time in her life and how as a single Mom, to her sweet boy Jude, she still brings her colorful happiness to our community!

Denville Moms Summer Clothes Guide

Denville Moms Summer Clothes Guide

Soon we’ll be heading to some BBQs + need some comfy, light weight clothes! We’ve created a list of some of our favorite clothes to wear!

3 Easy Memorial Day Desserts

3 Easy Memorial Day Desserts

We have sourced three summer dessert recipes perfect for Memorial Day — cutaway blueberry pie, berry crumb bars and a simple berry trifle.

Press Pause

Press Pause

No doubt about it, anxiety and Covid-19 seem to go together like two peas in a pod. Whether you were already battling anxiety before this pandemic began, worrying about keeping your family healthy, the economy, homeschooling and more can certainly trigger it....

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