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.

Decorating for Valentine’s Day

Feb
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As much as we enjoy going out for Valentine’s Day, it can get expensive, especially with my husband’s birthday being eight days later.  Since my kids and I are planning a fun little ski weekend to surprise him for his birthday, I’d like a low-key Valentine’s Day at home, with … Continue reading

5 Ways to Keep Your Relationship Strong After Kids

Feb
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Relationships and marriages certainly get tested post-kids. Tempers flare and arguments happen. Momtrends recently learned some expert tips from Care.com and Carol Lindquist, Ph.D and author of Happily Married with Kids on how to care for your marriage throughout the chaos. Keep your relationship strong after kids takes some effort. 1. … Continue reading

Thai Shrimp Spirals

Feb
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We’ve featured two amazing dishes by Gail Simmons in the past–Sweet Potato Dumplings with Honey, Goat Cheese, & Thyme, and Spinach & Feta Mini-Calzones. This week, we are thrilled to share another of Gail’s recipes. To enter the Great Game Day Recipe Contest, consumers should create their original recipe using … Continue reading

Summer Bug Bite Tips

May
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The weather is warming up and part of spending time outside means sharing space with ticks, mosquitos and other insects. Knowing when a bite requires medical attention is a must. How fast you should seek care all depends on what’s doing the biting. I know I need all the summer … Continue reading

Dijon-BBQ Sliders Recipe

Apr
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Summer is only a few months away and to get you excited for the warmer season ahead, Sam’s Club is kicking off the start of grilling season by inviting members and non-members for a special, free Spring Tasting event. And, with the Sam’s Club’s 200% guarantee on meat, produce and bakery … Continue reading

Tackling Resolutions

Dec
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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

Nov
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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. I know names ebb and flow–right now my daughter has three … Continue reading

Jane’s Carousel Brooklyn

Sep
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jane's carousel

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

Jun
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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