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The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide!

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide!

 If we’re being real here, summer reading for moms can be a bit of a pipe dream, particularly for those of us who have young kids (as in, you need to be 100 percent focused on them to keep them alive). Or kids with crazy sports schedules. Or full-time jobs. Etc., etc....

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide for Kids!

The Local Moms Network Summer Reading Guide for Kids!

We decided to put together a Summer Reading Guide for Kids, with recommendations from some of our moms across the country that make up The Local Moms Network. Check out their picks and freshen your reading routine this summer! Escargot by Dashka SlaterRecommended by:...

Meet A Mom: Suzanne

Meet A Mom: Suzanne

When Suzanne Slade moved to Libertyville in 1996 with her husband and two small children, she dreamed of writing children’s books. Although her journey to become a published author was long (eight straight years of rejection letters), generous writers in the community eventually helped her realize her dream.

Meet two Moms: Natalie & Courtney aka Gnat & Corky

Meet two Moms: Natalie & Courtney aka Gnat & Corky

  Where are you from and how long have you lived in town? What brought you to the area?   Natalie: I am from Brookfield, Wisconsin. I have lived here since the 5th grade, moved to Milwaukee for a few years and found my way back with my husband and babies...

Children’s Book Author Sandra Boynton On Bestsellers, Fame & Hippos

Children’s Book Author Sandra Boynton On Bestsellers, Fame & Hippos

  The name Sandra Boynton is instantly recognizable to most parents who read to, or have read to, their kids. Since 1977, she has written and illustrated over 60 children’s books, with board books like Moo, Baa, La La La! and Barnyard Dance! acting as a literary...

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