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.

Tackling Resolutions

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With 2015 just around the corner, we are excited to focus on wellness, fitness and health for the new year. To ring in 2015 with nothing but success, check out some of our favorite products and programs will help tackle those popular resolutions and put you on track for a fitter lifestyle, a … Continue reading

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

Jane’s Carousel 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. The carousel is the cornerstone of the Brooklyn … 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

Celebrating National Donut Day

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Celebrating National Donut Day

Happy National Donut Day! We are celebrating everything about this sweet treat with an ode to donut recipes, books, and even donut fashions. Here are some of our favorite finds to celebrate our occasional favorite sugary and sweet treat. Ideas for Celebrating Donut Day Donut Jewelry: For some a fashionable way … Continue reading

Travel Essentials with Kids

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I’m sharing my top travel essentials for kids! We’ll be hopping in our cars (or taxis) and driving to the airport only to sit around for awhile and, then, get in the airplane and sit around some more… To a child getting there is not half the fun, so I’ve rounded … 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

Floral Designs Made Easy

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To inspire floral designs and create a few of my own, I have been honing my creativity with my new Floral Design Toolkit. Created by Sarah von Pollaro, a prominent florist whose designs have adorned the White House, the Kennedy Center, and the Macy’s Flower show, this kit is for … Continue reading