2020 Monmouth County Beach Guide!

2020 Monmouth County Beach Guide!

  One of the best perks about living in Monmouth County is how close we are to the beach! We've updated our beach guide from last year listing all of our favorite spots, complete with current daily pass and badge info, and even  some great places that are open for...

Clean. Refreshed. Tidied. With Radiant Cleaning Service

Clean. Refreshed. Tidied. With Radiant Cleaning Service

Is the house a bit messier than normal with the kids home? Ready for the cleaning lady to come back, but still nervous about COVID? One company taking precautions and working hard to clean and disinfect homes and businesses is Radiant Cleaning NJ. Radiant Cleaning...

Get Out and Garden!

Get Out and Garden!

    Do you consider yourself to have a green thumb or, maybe not so much? Whether you do or don't it's always great to get kids excited about the benefits of gardening. Nowadays there are indoor gardening options, or even smart gardens that grow themselves,...

The Monmouth Moms’ Mother’s Day Gift Guide

The Monmouth Moms’ Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    While Mother's Day might not look like it has in years past, there's still plenty of ways to celebrate mom this year! And what better way to spread some cheer than to send gifts from Monmouth County businesses! We've rounded up some ideas to spoil the moms in...

Meet-a-Mom Health Hero Series: Meet Jennifer Smock!

Meet-a-Mom Health Hero Series: Meet Jennifer Smock!

          Jennifer Smock FNP currently works as a full time Nurse Practitioner in the COVID ICU at Community Medical Center in Toms River NJ. She obtained her Bachelors of Nursing from Liberty University and Masters of Nursing from Rutgers...

Meet-a-Mom Health Hero Series: Meet Jennifer Whitman!

Meet-a-Mom Health Hero Series: Meet Jennifer Whitman!

    One of our favorite parts about running The Monmouth Moms is our Meet-a-Mom series, where we introduce you to amazing local moms in our community doing great things in Monmouth County. We thought we'd shift our focus in the coming weeks to the brave and...

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

    On March 14, Kristina Gregory, a CT-based mom of two boys (11 and 13), felt some tightness in her chest, but attributed it to a tough workout. By the next day, she was experiencing flu symptoms including chills, aches, sweats, low grade fever and...

Middletown’s Tammy Leopaldi of House of Leo Blog: Tips for Working from Home!

Middletown’s Tammy Leopaldi of House of Leo Blog: Tips for Working from Home!

Well for one — don’t wear pajamas everyday LOL! So many of us are now out of the office and trying to navigate how to work, homeschool and continue to run our households all while staying sane! I remember when I started working from home 2 years ago it was literally a shock to my system. I know it’s most people’s dream to WFH but there’s also a system that needs to be put in place to be successful and productive at it. So today I’m sharing my top tips for working from home that I have been doing for the past 2 years.

Middletown’s Nicole Todd of Sea Salt + Honey Blog: Pantry Items I Always Stock Up On!

Middletown’s Nicole Todd of Sea Salt + Honey Blog: Pantry Items I Always Stock Up On!

Since we’re all relegated to spending an inordinate amount of time at home, having a well stocked pantry has never been so important. In fact, when I polled my Instagram followers about whether they’d like a post on how to stock a pantry, everyone who answered (save for one person? I’m not sure what their plan is…) gave a resounding YES. So I put together a list of my most used ingredients.

Monmouth County Therapist, Lisa Hillman, Shares How to Stay Sane When You Are Stuck Home During These Uncertain Times

Monmouth County Therapist, Lisa Hillman, Shares How to Stay Sane When You Are Stuck Home During These Uncertain Times

Whether you are a parent of a 5 or 15 year old, this whole pandemic has thrown us all for a loop. I am a therapist, a mother of two daughters, ages 14 & 17. I’m also a wife, mom to a precious dog named Colby (who by the way is getting really spoiled and will probably need pet therapy when everything goes back to normal) and a business owner, as I have 18 employees so I feel your pain during these confusing times.

Remote Learning Tools: 10 Digital Learning Apps & Websites to Try!

Remote Learning Tools: 10 Digital Learning Apps & Websites to Try!

  If you’re moonlighting as a homeschool teacher for the next few weeks, technology can help get you up to speed. High quality apps and websites exist for every subject and every age. For younger kids, they can add some variation to other screen-free activities....

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus: 5 Things to Remember

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus: 5 Things to Remember

Covid-19 (often referred to as "coronavirus") is clearly top of mind for all of us—moms, dads, and, as a result, kids. Even the littlest ears pick up things, and small kids can feel our anxiety as well as notice our actions. Bigger kids and teens, of course, are...

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