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Jan 24

January 24, 2017

Dominique Perri, Founder of Baby Dino

One Successful Mama: Baby Dino + $50 Giveaway

“I love having control over what direction I take the business and looking back at how much it has grown.” – Dominique Perri, Baby Dino This month I’m featuring Dominique Perri, founder of Baby Dino, an online retail store for kids 0-10. Baby Dino stocks the coolest fashion brands from around the world with a focus on function, design and sustainability. Their goal is to provide a premium and personalized shopping experience to make shopping easy and exciting for fashion-forward parents and gift givers….

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Nov 10

November 10, 2016


November’s One Successful Mama Profile: Mama’s Milkbox

“Overall, the largest benefit to my family has been my happiness. I like working. And my being happy as a function of flexing my creative and working muscles means my kids have a happy and creatively thriving Mommy.” – Elena Petzold, Mama’s Milkbox This month, I’m profiling Breastfeeding Stylist Elena Petzold, creator of Mama’s Milkbox, a Pittsburgh-based nursing apparel subscription for breastfeeding moms who want to look good, feel good and breastfeed their babies. Elena is also the founder of BFS…

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Jul 28

July 28, 2016


Five Tips for Work-at-Home Moms

Note: This is the third installment in a series I wrote for Pittsburgh Moms Blog. I’ve been working from home for four years now, and, as I mentioned in my last post, I’ve learned a few things along the way. If you’re used to working in an office setting, the independence that coincides with working on your own can be a little unsettling at first. Here are a few tips that can help you manage the transition… Read the rest on the…

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Jul 10

July 10, 2016


Quitting Your Job to Stay Home with Your Kids-Part 2 of 3

In my last post for the Pittsburgh Moms Blog, I wrote about how I left my full-time teaching position to stay home with my daughter, but still needed—and wanted—to contribute financially to my family’s income. Now that I’ve been managing this work-at-home-mom gig for four years, I’ve acquired valuable resources and knowledge about what it takes to make it work. If you’re considering doing the same but aren’t sure where to begin, here are some practical ideas to help you get started… Read…

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Jun 8

June 8, 2016


Quitting Your Job to Stay Home with Your Kids – Part 1 of 3

When my daughter was born in 2009, I automatically assumed that after my three-and-a-half-month maternity leave, I would return to work as a high school teacher, pick up where I left off, and continue my career as a working mom. Let’s just say that’s not how things turned out… Read the rest over on the Pittsburgh Moms Blog!  

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Apr 11

April 11, 2016

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April’s One Successful Mama: Nicky McEnery, Iddle Peeps

“Life can be demanding and often challenging, with so many expectations, duties and needs. To know that Iddle Peeps makes a difference in making life a little lighter and brighter to more people everyday, would be awesome.” — Nicky McEnery, Iddle Peeps This month, I’m profiling Nicky McEnery of Iddle Peeps, a website that is all about embracing fun and creativity.  I first came across Iddle Peeps on Twitter and instantly fell in love with the site’s quirky collection of items…

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Mar 10

March 10, 2016


Heather Tarbuck of Buckets Boutique is One Successful Mama

“Raising girls, my husband and I want to show them how to be independent, responsible, self-relying young ladies who will blossom into young women. Hopefully, I am showing them that they can have a goal and accomplish all that they dream…” – Heather Tarbuck, Owner, Buckets Boutique This month, I’m profiling a local mompreneur: Heather Tarbuck of Buckets Boutique, a fun, funky and fabulous boutique located in the heart of Harrison City, Pa. The store offers affordable and unique gifts for men, women and…

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Feb 11

February 11, 2016

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Karla Lemmon of “Little Peanut on the Go” is One Successful Mama!

“I enjoy my flexibility the most. I’m able to walk my son to the bus stop and be there when he arrives home, plus I’ve been able to spend time in his classroom volunteering.” – Karla Lemmon, Little Peanut on the Go This month, I’m profiling Karla Lemmon, founder of Little Peanut on the Go, a mobile app that helps parents manage their on-the-go lifestyles. The app helps parents create packing lists and to-do lists, build care schedules to share with caregivers, and connect…

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Jan 6

January 6, 2016

Uglie Acres

Nicole Shultz of Uglie Acres is One Successful Mama + GIVEAWAY

“I think what I love the most is watching people’s faces when they try a product for the first time. You just see the smile start at the eyes and go from there. It is one of the best feelings in the world to know someone likes your stuff that much.” – Nicole Shultz, Uglie Acres Happy New Year, dear readers! I’m kicking off 2016 with my newest One Successful Mama: Nicole Shultz of Uglie Acres, a line of homemade,…

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Dec 11

December 11, 2015

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December’s One Successful Mama Profile: Adri Westlake, Moon Star Adri + Giveaway!

“I love that my job gives me the flexibility to walk my kids to school and pick them up each day, while still providing a role model to them.” – Adri Westlake, Moon Star Adri This month, I’m profiling Adri Westlake, founder of Moon Star Adri, a designer of handcrafted, vintage-inspired jewelry for modern women.  Moon Star Adri’s ready-to-wear designs and custom sølje filigree pieces are unapologetically feminine, always beautiful, and created in the USA.  Most pieces are made of sustainable sterling silver. Adri…

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