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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 Witherspoon...

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

Covid-19: How One Mom Beat It

On March 14, Kristina Gregory, a CT-based mom of two boys (11 and 13), felt some tightness in her chest, but attributed it to a tough workout. By the next day, she was experiencing flu symptoms including chills, aches, sweats, low grade fever and headache. Luckily,...

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 organizations....

Meet a Mom: Actress Brooklyn Decker!

Meet a Mom: Actress Brooklyn Decker!

This story originally appeared on The Local Moms Network.  Actress Brooklyn Decker became a household name by dominating the pages of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues as a model, starting in 2006 and landing the coveted cover in 2010. Marrying tennis superstar Andy...

Meet the Mom Behind Revtown Jeans!

Meet the Mom Behind Revtown Jeans!

  As moms, finding wardrobe staples that are both comfortable and stylish is key. We need to be ready to go from the playground to pick up and from meetings to lunch, quick. That’s why we’re loving Revtown, a new brand of denim started by former Under Armour...

Meet a Mom: Author & Social Media Guru Brittany Hennessy!

Meet a Mom: Author & Social Media Guru Brittany Hennessy!

This week’s Meet a Mom is Brittany Hennessy, author of Influencer: Building Your Personal Brand in the Age of Social Media.We met Brittany when she was the keynote speaker at a mompreneur event held by a previous Meet a Mom, Pamela Pekerman, and wanted to share some...

Meet the Mom Behind Smitten Films!

Meet the Mom Behind Smitten Films!

Like many moms, we have approximately 10,000 photos and videos of our children on our iPhones, and about five or so (maybe!) printed out and framed. And please, don’t even ask us about baby books and other special albums, let alone preserving videos…That’s why we were...

Meet a Mom: LTG Laura Richardson of the U.S. Army

Meet a Mom: LTG Laura Richardson of the U.S. Army

This week’s meet a mom is a special one. In honor of Veteran’s Day, we are sharing our interview with LTG Laura Richardson who is Commanding General of U.S. Army North and a mom of one. Her husband, Lieutenant General Jim Richardson, is also in the military, and we...

Meet a Mom: Jamie Hess of NYCfitfam!

Meet a Mom: Jamie Hess of NYCfitfam!

  ​One of the things we love about Meet a Mom Mondays is getting to know moms that truly inspire us, either by their background, their careers, their routine, or how they parent. Jamie Hess, 39, and the mom of two boys (Mason, 4 and Asher, 6 months) hits all those...

Meet the Neurosurgeon Mom Behind Cerebelly!

Meet the Neurosurgeon Mom Behind Cerebelly!

This week’s meet-a-mom is Teresa Purzner, the accomplished mom of three who recently launched Cerebelly, an amazing new baby food brand. When she couldn’t find a product that was both convenient and had the nutrition she was looking for, she developed her own, which...

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...

Meet a Mom: Joy Bauer

Meet a Mom: Joy Bauer

Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, is best known as the energetic and motivating resident nutritionist and health expert on NBC’s Today Show. This accomplishment, however, is only one item on her very full resume. Joy is also a columnist for Woman’s Day magazine, the New York City...

Meet a Mom: Casey Georgeson of SAINT JANE

Meet a Mom: Casey Georgeson of SAINT JANE

When Casey Georgeson founded SAINT JANE, which launched in January 2019, she had a similar goal to The Local Moms Network—helping other women. “SAINT JANE aspires to help women become their best through thoughtfully sourced, performance-driven formulations,” says the California-based mom of three girls.

Meet a Mom: Gorjana Reidel

Meet a Mom: Gorjana Reidel

Gorjana Reidel and her husband launched Gorjana in 2004, in Laguna Beach, California. They hustled from trade show to trade show and literally made jewelry on their apartment floor. Fast forward 15 years later and gorjana can be found in over 1,000 retailers...

Meet a Mom: Good Housekeeping’s Executive Editor, Meaghan Murphy!

Meet a Mom: Good Housekeeping’s Executive Editor, Meaghan Murphy!

This week’s Meet a Mom, Meaghan Murphy, has three kids, lives in Westfield, NJ, and loves her town so much she calls it Bestfield and was named Chief Spirit Officer by the former mayor! She’s also a successful magazine editor, with a more than 20-year...

Meet a Mom-to-Be: Daniella Monet

Meet a Mom-to-Be: Daniella Monet

Daniella Monet has a lot going on. At just 30 years old, the former Nickolodeon (Victorious) star, who also appeared opposite Seinfeld’s Jason Alexander on Listen Up and in former co-star Ariana Grande’s “Thank You, Next” music video, is adding a second...

Meet a Mom: Sara Hood

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...

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