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Meet Abbi Hale

Meet Abbi Hale

Meet Abbi Hale, mom to two boys and owner of local photography company, Inspirational Photography. Abbi shares with us how the local Raleigh community has embraced her and her family and what she loves most about raising kids here.

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Meet Jessica Driscoll

Meet Jessica Driscoll

Meet Jessica Driscoll, mom of 2 and owner of local photography business, Norah Patrick Photography. Check out our recent interview with her!

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Sunscreen Safety for Kids

Sunscreen Safety for Kids

We asked a Yale dermatologist all our sun safety questions, including how to read a label to make sure a product is safe for our kids.

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Meet Caroline and Jessica of LBH Style

Meet Caroline and Jessica of LBH Style

Jun 3, 2019 | Meet A MomIt's a new month which means a new Meet-A-Mom spotlight! These moms and best friends met at church and as they say, the rest is history. Caroline and Jessica have two different personalities that lend themselves to different styles in their...

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Meet Modupe Sarumi

Meet Modupe Sarumi

Meet Modupe Sarumi, new mom to a beautiful little boy, lifestyle blogger, business owner and pharmacist. She really does it all! We got a glimpse into her journey into motherhood and how she keeps it all going while taking care of a new baby.

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How to Raise Kids Who Love Reading

How to Raise Kids Who Love Reading

We all know how important reading to kids is for their literacy, but what do you do if your children—particularly school age and older—aren’t naturally eager readers?

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Meet Brittany Clark

Meet Brittany Clark

It’s May and we’re thrilled to feature a new local Raleigh mom – Brittany Clark, founder of Little Musical Chefs. Brittany and her team teach kids culinary arts through music, dance, and art. She is passionate about teaching and inspiring young children. From birthday parties to cooking and music classes, Little Musical Chefs is perfect for your next event!

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Inside a KonMari Organizing Session

Inside a KonMari Organizing Session

Part 2 of our organizing blog series with certified KonMari consultant Kelley Jenkoff is here! Take a sneak peek inside my closet and learn all the benefits of using a consultant like Kelley.

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Raleigh Mother’s Day Guide

Raleigh Mother’s Day Guide

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Have you thought about what you will be getting your mom/wife/grandmother to make her feel special? We’ve got you covered with our Raleigh Mother’s Day Guide. We are so excited to feature our favorite local Raleigh businesses – everything from a delicious brunch spot, to chocolates, to a spa day!

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Meet Jen McClard

We are thrilled to have Raleigh small business owner, Jen McClard on the blog! Jen owns Our Blessed Nest, a local Etsy shop specializing in home decor and reclaimed wood signs.

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Bunny Tail Cupcakes

Bunny Tail Cupcakes

Looking for a fun Easter dessert that the kids will love… and can help with? How about these adorable Bunny Tail Cupcakes? We got together with Andrena from Crazy Confections who walked us through what we need to do to complete the little masterpieces! Check out the instructions, below!

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The Benefits of Using A Live-In Baby Nurse

The Benefits of Using A Live-In Baby Nurse

Wouldn’t it be great to have a professional by your side during the tough transition to motherhood, coaching you along while also allowing you to rest? Enter Cindy MacKinnon, owner of the Whole Bundle.

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The Beauty of KBH Jewels

The Beauty of KBH Jewels

Stars like Jessica Alba, Molly Sims and Ali Larter are loving this sustainable jewelry brand, and we spoke to the mom behind it!

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Meet Raquel & Camila

Meet Raquel & Camila

Let us introduce you to Raleigh moms Raquel & Camila. They are best friends and small business owners of Hearts and Sew On.

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Easy, Healthy School Lunchbox Ideas

Do you struggle with what to send your child to school with every day? This can be especially hard when you’re dealing with a picky eater. Which is why I’ve put together a few tips and recipes to help you pack a healthy, balanced lunchbox your kid will look forward to eating.

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Arugula Corn Pear Salad

This recipe is shared with us from Lauren K. Stein, author of Fresh Made Simple, a family-friendly illustrated cookbook. I like to make this for my family because the kids may not eat “salad” but they are almost certain to eat all the components deconstructed on their plate and some goat cheese spread on crackers.

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Meet Rachel Atkin

We are thrilled to feature our latest local mama, Rachel Atkin. Rachel is a mother of 4 and keeps busy helping her husband run Family Focus Chiropractic in Holly Springs and two other business ventures.

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Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Looking for an easy weeknight dinner that is sure to win over the entire family? Chicken pot pie is an all time favorite!

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Meet Laura Gerenser

Meet Laura Gerenser

We absolutely love getting the chance to highlight local moms, mompreneurs, and all of the mom bosses in the Raleigh area each month! Lauren Gerenser is a mom to two beautiful daughters and runs her own business, Adventures in Bloom. It was a pleasure to interview her and learn about her passion and desire to create community.

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Meet Kristin Pridgen

Meet Kristin Pridgen

Kristin is the owner of Earth Kissed Beauty, creating handmade skincare products with only the best natural ingredients. Her line of products includes items for mama and baby – who doesn’t love shea butter and body creams! While running her business, she is also raising her sweet son, A’mare.

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The Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide

The Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide

We are thrilled to bring you The Ultimate Sleepaway Camp Guide! While sending your kids to sleepaway camp can be a tough decision (for parents!), it’s a rite of passage for kids that can instill confidence, help them gain new skills, and most importantly, have a ton of fun. Plus, they’ll make friends and memories that will last a lifetime.

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Chickpea Blondies

Chickpea Blondies

Let me start by saying that you can’t taste chickpea AT ALL in this! I was expecting to and was pleasantly surprised. Instead you get a perfectly gooey mix of chocolate and peanut butter.

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Meet Heather Easley

Meet Heather Easley

We are thrilled to feature our latest local mom, Heather Easley. Heather is a mom of two little ones and runs her own business, Denma Designs.

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How to Make the Perfect Acai Bowl

How to Make the Perfect Acai Bowl

Is anyone else obsessed with the acaí trend these days? Acaí (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is not only yummy, it’s good for you too. The acaí berry is a superfood that hails from the South American rainforest. It is full of antioxidants, vitamins, and nutrients, as well as being low in calories.

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Boredom Buster Jar

Boredom Buster Jar

Have you heard of a boredom buster jar? We love them and they can be so helpful on rainy summer days or those days when you simply need to catch up and need some go-to activities for the kiddos!

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Essential Oils to Get You Through Cold Season

Essential Oils to Get You Through Cold Season

Essential Oils are an amazing resource during the winter months! Oils are able to oxygenize your blood and reach every system in your body within five minutes. They work fast and are a natural way to support your body and protect your health.

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3 Steps to Getting Dinner on the Table—Fast

3 Steps to Getting Dinner on the Table—Fast

Jan 18, 2019 | Meet A Mom Debra Ponzek knows something about trying to get dinner on the table after a busy day. Not only is she a successful chef—she and her husband Greg own four popular Aux Délices cafes in Fairfield County, CT, as well as an in-demand...

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Meet Anna Campbell

Meet Anna Campbell

Dec 31, 2018 | Meet A Mom Where are you from originally and how long have you lived in town?I started my life journey in Pennsylvania and made pitstops in Texas, Louisiana, California and have finally settled in North Carolina. We have been in the area for...

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