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Meet a Mom: Rosemary D’Urso of Library Mom

Meet a Mom: Rosemary D’Urso of Library Mom

  Rosemary D’Urso, also known as the “Library Mom,” has been The Local Mom Network's go-to resource for fantastic book recommendations (for both kids as well as moms) for the past few years. From books to read to toddlers to summer reading picks, she never...

Meet a Mom: Professional Organizer Teresa Dinneen

Meet a Mom: Professional Organizer Teresa Dinneen

  Teresa Dinneen is a mom of two who lives with her husband and kids in Redondo Beach, CA. She’s also a professional organizer and stylist who works with a team of five to simplify her clients’ homes, and lives, and along the way shares her secrets on her...

Meet a Mom: Richmond Local Mom and Founder of Vana Chupp Studio

Meet a Mom: Richmond Local Mom and Founder of Vana Chupp Studio

Where are you originally from? Where'd you go to school & what's your current profession? I went to school in Chicago and received a masters in architecture. I currently own my own business, Vana Chupp Studio which I founded 13 years ago. I am the creative...

Meet a Dad: Diary of a Wimpy Kid’s Jeff Kinney

Meet a Dad: Diary of a Wimpy Kid’s Jeff Kinney

  Diary of a Wimpy Kid has sold over 150 million copies, making it one of the bestselling children’s series of all times. Author Jeff Kinney is a verified celebrity in the genre, and was even named one of Time magazine’s Most Influential People.  This week, we’re...

Celebrating Moms of RVA

Celebrating Moms of RVA

“I love that you are always happy to see me in the morning,” my son Evan said a few years ago. “That’s one of the reasons you’re such a great mom.”   I won’t even pretend that I didn’t love that honest compliment from my firstborn. It made me feel appreciated, as...

Meet A Mom: Blessing Adesiyan of Mother Honestly

Meet A Mom: Blessing Adesiyan of Mother Honestly

This story was shared Katy Moms Network, one of the Texas sites of The Local Moms Network. This is a slightly edited version of the original.    Meet Blessing Adesiyan, Founder/CEO of Mother Honestly.      Blessing Adesiyan is the inspiring Founder & CEO...

Meet a Mom: Kaitlin Strobel of Sound Shore Moms

Meet a Mom: Kaitlin Strobel of Sound Shore Moms

  This week’s Meet a Mom is one of our own—Kaitlin Strobel, the mom of two behind Sound Shore Moms! She lives in Harrison, NY (a suburb of NYC) with her husband Billy, her daughter Penelope (“Penny”) who is 3.5, her son Stan, who is 1.5, and their mini...

Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

Meet a Mom: Dr. Bre Haizlip

  Recently, Bre Haizlip (“Dr. Bre”) gave an end of year motivational Zoom talk to the moms of The Local Moms Network. We all loved her down-to-earth advice and her commit to helping woman. For this week’s Meet a Mom interview, we spoke to Dr. Bre about her...

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder of Frances Valentine

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder of Frances Valentine

  Elyce Arons is co-founder of the Frances Valentine clothing brand, which she launched with the late, legendary designer Kate Spade and her husband Andy Spade after selling Kate Spade. (She and Kate were college best friends and since Kate’s tragic death in...

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

  The next book in our book club series is Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them. This fascinating collection of essays and portraits of women—writers, poets, teacher and more—was edited by New York Times bestselling novelist...

Meet a Mom: Melissa Face!

Meet a Mom: Melissa Face!

Recently I had the pleasure of "meeting" local author, Melissa Face! She's both a writer and teacher, who is not only teaching virtually this year, but has two children learning virtually under the same roof. Read below to learn more about this talented local mom, her...

Race, COVID-19 & More: Our Chat with a Psychologist Mom

Race, COVID-19 & More: Our Chat with a Psychologist Mom

This story originally appeared on Greenwich Moms.   This week’s Meet a Mom is Reon Baird-Feldman, PhD. Born in Guyana, South America, she moved to White Plains, NY when she was 7. “We lived with several of my aunts and their families until moving to Teaneck, NJ...

Meet a Mom: Auctioneer and Author Lydia Fenet

Meet a Mom: Auctioneer and Author Lydia Fenet

  As Global Manager Director, Strategic Partnerships and Lead Auctioneer at Christie’s Auction House, Lydia Fenet certainly has a big job. As one of the most sought after auctioneers in the world, she’s raised over half a billion dollars for nonprofit...

Meet Two Dads: Douglas Graneto and Wear Culvahouse

Meet Two Dads: Douglas Graneto and Wear Culvahouse

  This weekend we’re happy to be featuring two dads for our “Meet a Dad” story! Douglas Graneto, principal of Douglas Graneto Design and his husband Wear Culvahouse, a retired OB/GYN who is now COO of the company, live in Greenwich, CT with their 11-year-old...

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