About Serena

A writer and mom of two, Serena Norr is the managing editor of Momtrends. She is also the creator of Seriously Soupy, a website devoted to soup making. She also loves to write about healthy living, fashion, beauty and lifestyle topics on her blog Mama Goes Natural. She can be reached at serena@momtrends.com.

The Most Popular Baby Names in America

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The Social Security Administration just released their latest list on the most popular baby names in America for 2015. Our friends at Baby Center shared this information with us that includes a brand new top 10 with Jackson and Sophia winning! 10. Did your child’s name make the cut? Looking for something beyond … Continue reading

New Carousel in Brooklyn

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One of the highlights of Brooklyn Bridge Park in DUMBO is Jane’s Carousel. This completely restored historic Carousel was made by the Philadelphia Toboggan Company in 1922 that is now housed in a spectacular Pavilion designed by Pritzker Prize winning French architect Jean Nouvel. Jane’s Carousel includes a 3-row machine, 48 exquisitely … Continue reading

Moving Tips for the Summer

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Ninety percent of the 32 million Americans moving each year do so during June, July and August. Indeed, summer is the most popular time to move for most people, after all, the weather is perfect and the kids can start the school year with their new peers. So, if you … Continue reading

Sun Safety Tips for Moms

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  Staying on top of sun care is a bright idea for all people to protect skin from the sun’s harmful effects for both the long and short term. Renowned Beverly Hills-based dermatologist Dr. Lori Hobbs takes the science of skin to the next level with expertise in a range … Continue reading

Tips for Sleepaway Camp

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Are you planning on sending your kids to sleepaway camp this summer? To help us out we are sharing some tips from Summer 365, a free resource for parents founded by Susan and Lauren Kasnett, a mother and daughter team. This includes FREE consulting to parents contemplating hundreds of camp experiences for their kids — from … Continue reading

Strolling in the Armadillo Flip from Mamas and Papas

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Strollers are a must-have item to get around town smoothly and efficiently with your baby. Now that I am a mom of three I am always looking for strollers that are lightweight, functional, easy-to-fold up and carry, and have sufficient storage. A cute stroller is also a bonus. Is that too much … Continue reading

Onesies That Give Back from Luc&Lou

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There is a lot of unknown when you have a baby. I know that firsthand when my middle daughter had to go to the NICU after a very difficult birth. I will never forget the amazing NICU nurses who were so warm and comforting during this challenging time. Thankfully, my … Continue reading

Kristen Bell Announces This Bag Saves Lives

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  photo via We Are The Rhoads We are so excited for celebrities that use their face and voice to give back. One of our favorites is Kristen Bell who is backing This Bar Saves Lives and their new tote bag. Designed by the actress and activist herself, this fun bag, called This … Continue reading

Healthy Pregnancy Tips

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A huge part of getting pregnant is staying healthy. From consuming folic acid to eating healthy, it is crucial to promote good health before, during and after pregnancy. To learn more about ways to stay healthy, check out these tips from Jacinda Nicklas, M.D, an internist whose work focuses on the importance of … Continue reading