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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...

Weeknight Chicken Tortilla Soup (from our newest recipe contributor!)

Weeknight Chicken Tortilla Soup (from our newest recipe contributor!)

A local version of this story originally appeared on New Canaan & Darien Moms.   We are thrilled to introduce our new food/recipe contributor, Kathleen (Kat) Ashmore. Kat recently launched the CatwithaK Cooks food blog with a focus on healthy recipes that are...

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...

Meet a Mom: The BakerMama

Meet a Mom: The BakerMama

  If you follow The BakerMama on Instagram, you’re probably as obsessed as we are with her beautiful boards of food, which take simple dishes (think: hot dogs or baked potatoes) and transform them into art. In addition to being “like”-worthy, they’re also super...

On the Front Lines: An ER Doc & Mom Shares What It’s Really Like

On the Front Lines: An ER Doc & Mom Shares What It’s Really Like

  As we navigate self-quarantining and social distancing with kids, we can’t help but think of the moms on the front lines of this COVID-19 crisis. Many of us find ourselves at the end of our ropes by about 3 o’clock for reasons ranging from toddler tantrums to...

Meet a Mom: Reese Witherspoon Book Club Author Chanel Cleeton!

Meet a Mom: Reese Witherspoon Book Club Author Chanel Cleeton!

  Next Year in Havana, New York Times bestselling author Chanel Cleeton’s latest book, about a Cuban-American woman who journeys to Havana to explore her family’s history, has garnered praise from critics around the world—including Hollywood. Actress Reese...

Meet the Mom Behind the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement!

Meet the Mom Behind the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement!

  This week’s Meet a Mom is Scarlett Lewis, Chief Movement Officer of the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement. After losing her son Jesse in the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, she formed this non-profit organization whose inspiring mission is...

Meet a Mom: Amber of Glow Envy Skincare!

Meet a Mom: Amber of Glow Envy Skincare!

This week’s Meet a Mom is Richmond small business owner Amber, of Glow Envy Skincare, which uses advanced technology to help customers love their skin again. Originally from Utah, she moved here just 6 months ago and had to restart her business from scratch, but has had the help and support of the Richmond community to help her get there.

The Dynamic Mom Duo Behind QuadJobs

The Dynamic Mom Duo Behind QuadJobs

Andra Winokur Newman and Betsy O’Reilly are two of the cofounders behind QuadJobs, a dynamic business that is changing the way busy people (including, yes, moms!) get the help they need. Launched just a few years ago, it is the #1 job creator for college students in...

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