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Meet the Dad Behind CPR Legislation That Will Keep Our Kids Safer!

    June 1-7 is CPR and AED Awareness Week, and it’s the perfect time to share some good news regarding heart health and our kids. At the end of April, Florida lawmakers passed a bill that requires all high school grads to have CPR training. The man behind...

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. He’s well-known throughout the industry for selling the most homes in the country for over $20 million—including the Playboy Mansion. He’s also, of...

Meet an Adoptive Mom: Jennifer Pratt

  This week’s Meet a Mom Interview was shared with us by Iowa City Cedar Rapids Moms. Jennifer Pratt is an Iowa-based mom of four who adopted four boys from Brazilian after battling infertility. Now she has a full house, with Leandro (11), Cristiano (10), Enzo...

Meet a Mom: Actress Yllka Gashi

Credit: Fadil Berisha This story originally appeared on New Canaan & Darien Moms.  Meet the inspiring Yllka Gashi, a mom and actress getting rave reviews for her lead role in HIVE. The film, which received the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film...

Meet a Dad: Garfield Wilson

Born in Surrey, England to Jamaican parents, actor Garfield Wilson immigrated to Canada at six years old. Since then, he’s been building a career that has encompassed both music and acting. Fittingly, his first big break was as Judas in “Jesus Christ Superstar”. His...

Meet a Mom: Winter Hankins and Candice Batman with Swan Simplicity

  This month’s local Meet a Mom is Winter Hankins and Candice Batman with Swan Simplicity!  Winter Hankins is a mom of two, a son Corey who is 21, and a daughter, Summer who is 18. Candice Batman has one son Ethan who is 11. Together they own and operate...

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