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Meet A Mom: Gaby from Dolce by Gaby

What is your name and what is your company’s name? My name is Gabriella, Gaby for my friends. My small business name is Dolce by Gaby. “Dolce” is the Italian translation for “sweet”; I wanted a name that reflects my Italian background Tell us about your...

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. A four-time medal winner (one gold, two silver and one bronze), she is also a childhood bone cancer survivor, which...

Meet Rockets of Awesome Founder Rachel Blumenthal!

Anyone else a bit overwhelmed with back-to-school shopping this year, or reluctant to spend a lot of time at the mall with your kids trying on clothes? We’re right there with you, and that’s why we’re partnering with Rockets of Awesome, a mom-founded kids brand that...

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: Tell us about your business and how you came up with your...

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...

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

A new book from Simon & Schuster, aimed at younger readers, focuses on one of the most famous faces of the fight against the pandemic—Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Author Kate Messner, who lives on Lake...

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