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Meet A Mom: Dr. Shey Cunha, PsyD NCSP of Star Psychology

Meet A Mom: Dr. Shey Cunha, PsyD NCSP of Star Psychology

Whether it is behavioral issues, learning difficulties, or even being able to connect with each other in a positive manner – sometimes we all need a little external help. This month’s Meet a Mom is Dr. Shey Cunha, PsyD NCSP from Star Psychology.

Meet A Mom: Emily Higgs from Mousin’ Around Books

Meet A Mom: Emily Higgs from Mousin’ Around Books

What is the perfect year-round gift? Books, of course! Reading helps children gain knowledge, learn social norms, reduce stress, and improve their vocabulary just to name a few things. We spoke with local mom Emily Higgs from Mousin Around Books and her passion for children’s literacy.

Meet a Mom: Taylor Ard from East Of These

Meet a Mom: Taylor Ard from East Of These

Anyone else insanely happy that scrunchies and hair turbans are very in right now? They are perfect for making your hair look done without requiring tons of effort which is completely my style. I was beyond excited to meet this month’s local Meet a Mom, Taylor Ard...

Meet a Mom: Actress & Author Rachel Montez Minor

Meet a Mom: Actress & Author Rachel Montez Minor

Rachel Montez Minor is an actress who has appeared on Broadway (in The Producers), in movies (including Rent), and on TV (Nip/Tuck, Without a Trace & The Mentalist). She’s also a yoga teacher and meditation practitioner with decades of experience. Now, this Renaissance woman and mom of one is adding a children’s book author to her very full resume. The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars is a lyrical read celebrating diversity, love, and family.

MAM with Tracy Tutor of Million Dollar Listing

MAM with Tracy Tutor of Million Dollar Listing

Over the past 22 years, Tracy has built an incredible career in Los Angeles real estate, specializing in finding buyers for celebrity architect-built homes, including ones by Frank Gehry, Pierre Koenig and John Lautner

Meet A Mom: Gaby from Dolce by Gaby

Meet A Mom: Gaby from Dolce by Gaby

Looking for custom cookies and treats? Meet Gaby from Dolce by Gaby. She makes hand crafted, uniquely decorated, all edible gourmet cookies and pies, homemade jams, arepas, and more. L

Meet a Mom: Paralympian Lora Webster!

Meet a Mom: Paralympian Lora Webster!

Lora Webster is a 5-time Paralympic volleyball player, and a mom of three—with one on the way. That’s right, Lora is competing in Tokyo pregnant.

Meet Rebecca MacPherson with HP Comics

Meet Rebecca MacPherson with HP Comics

This month’s local Meet a Mom is all about Rebecca MacPherson with HP Comics.  Rebecca is a stepmom to three amazing boys. Here’s a bit more about Rebecca, HP Comics, what she does, local favorites, and more

Meet A Mom: Softball Star Cat Osterman

Meet A Mom: Softball Star Cat Osterman

When softball star Cat Osterman competed at Athens in 2004, she was the youngest athlete to win a gold medal for Team USA—in fact, she was still a student-athlete at the University of Texas. The pitcher won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and she came out of retirement at age 38 to compete in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Meet a Mom: Kate Messner, author of a new kids book on Dr. Fauci

Meet a Mom: Kate Messner, author of a new kids book on Dr. Fauci

Author Kate Messner, who lives on Lake Champlain in Vermont, and has two grown kids, wrote Dr. Fauci: How a Boy From Brooklyn Became America’s Doctor.  She says the opportunity to write about Dr. Fauci came about why she was working on a different book during the spring of 2020 as COVID hit the United States.

Meet a Mom: Social Media Marketing Pro – Amy Shoenthal

Meet a Mom: Social Media Marketing Pro – Amy Shoenthal

This week, our Meet a Mom interview is with NYC-based mom Amy Shoenthal. She’s a social media marketing pro who also writes a column for Forbes—including the recent spotlight on The Local Moms Network! We spoke to Amy, whose daughter is 2.5, about her career (including the biggest misconception about social media management as a job!), what she’s learned from interviewing successful entrepreneurs, her working mom strategies and more!

Meet a Mom: Lindsay Rechler of Good Morning Zoom

Meet a Mom: Lindsay Rechler of Good Morning Zoom

Lindsay Rechler is a NYC-based mom of two, a Managing Director at a global investment bank and most recently, a published author. Her first book, Good Morning Zoom, came about while explaining the pandemic to her young kids and was featured in the New York Post and The Kelly Clarkson Show

Meet A Dad: Mauricio Umansky, the founder and CEO of The Agency

Meet A Dad: Mauricio Umansky, the founder and CEO of The Agency

Mauricio Umansky is the founder and CEO of The Agency, a luxury real estate firm with more than 40 offices worldwide. We spoke to Mauricio about his latest news—including launching an office in New Canaan, CT, with Cliff Smith and Todd David Miller.

Meet an Adoptive Mom: Jennifer Pratt

Meet an Adoptive Mom: Jennifer Pratt

Jennifer Pratt is an Iowa-based mom of four who adopted four boys from Brazilian after battling infertility. Read on for this inspiring mom’s journey, from how she decided to adopt from Brazil to her best advice for adoptive parents.

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