A Black Mother’s Cry: An Essay by Sara Hood

Thank you to The Local Moms Network contributor Sara Hood for sharing this powerful and personal essay. Where do we go from here? What’s the solution? Why did it take this particular moment in time for everyone to wake up? Did the [COVID-19] pandemic and our lack of...

Parenting A Special Needs Child During Quarantine

Sara Hood has met many challenges over the course of her life. Born into a Sudanese refugee camp, she recovered from a heart attack at age 23 after the birth of her first child, Josiah, with NFL player Ziggy Hood. Now 9, Josiah has autism, and she is a fierce advocate...

Keto-Friendly Nachos!

  This easy recipe, perfect for football Sundays and New Year’s resolutions, was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Sara Hood.  Sara Hood’s Keto-Friendly Nachos Recipe Ingredients Cheese Crisps (to make, grate cheddar cheese, then bake at 400...

How Shaping My Dream Body Helped Shaped My Dream Life

  This original story was shared by TLMN Sara Hood. MORE POUNDS, MORE PROBLEMS “You look good, but don’t gain more weight.” Despite being a fit teenager that played basketball in high school, a relative made a comment about my figure that made me even more...

Meet a Mom: Sara Hood

This week’s Meet a Mom is one of our most inspiring stories we’ve featured at The Local Moms Network. Sara Hood is a mom of two little boys (ages 9 and 7) and married to NFL player Evander “Ziggy” Hood, who just signed with the New Orleans Saints; they were college...

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