Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Stephanie Loomis Pappas

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Stephanie Loomis Pappas

Stephanie Loomis Pappas’ blog Snackdinner is designed to be a “resource for people who want to be better researchers and better parents,” but the site is much more. Rather than send parents on a Google rampage, Pappas does the work instead, offering up well-documented facts and figures on the most pressing parenting concerns along with creative approaches to problem solving. She shares more on how she sifts through bad parenting advice to serve up smart solutions. What made you want to…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Leah Rogers

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Leah Rogers

Through helpful tips and insight, Leah Rogers hopes give parents a roadmap for navigating child behavior. Her blog Momsters Raising Monsters shares techniques and tactics to get through even the most challenging parenting issues without losing your mind. She shares more on how she got started and her secrets to surviving parenthood. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? I went to school for Behavior Analysis and Cognitive Neuroscience. When I became a SAHM, I realized how much my…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Stacey Skrysak

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Stacey Skrysak

After suffering the loss of two of her three triplets, news anchor Stacey Skrysak took to the blogosphere to find joy and celebrate the life of her surviving daughter Peyton. Through her blog Perfectly Peyton, Skrysak shares the excitement and challenges that come with raising a three-year-old and offers helpful tips and insight for grieving parents. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? My children. I went through a tragic experience that was very public, since I’m a television…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Pete Wilgoren

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Pete Wilgoren

Pete Wilgoren is a TV journalist by day and a doting dad the rest of the time. He has won numerous Emmy awards for his work in TV news. Pete’s kids are glad to use the Emmys to hang their swim goggles on, or to make goals for floor soccer. Read more about his life, from the dad’s perspective, outnumbered with a wife and two girls at Dadmissions. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? I was…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Jill Robbins

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Jill Robbins

This week we catch up with Jill Robbins of Ripped Jeans & Bifocals. She’s a wife, mom, freelance writer, blogger, speaker, producer and a proud Texan. When she’s not busy raising her three children, she can be found sipping a cup of coffee, jogging or writing her next masterpiece. She likes to think of her blog as a place to find the funny in the mundane parts of parenthood, aging and life in general. What made you want to start…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Courtney Barnum

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Courtney Barnum

Courtney Barnum is a stay at home mom blogging about her experiences with a special needs child at A Legion for Liam. She tells it like it is, with a healthy dose of compassion and humor. Read on to learn more about what motivates her to blog, and the best parenting advice she received. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? When my son was first diagnosed with Autism, I needed a way to release my thoughts…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Billy Kilgore

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Billy Kilgore

This week we catch up with Billy Doidge Kilgore (aka Wrap Daddy) to find out how this stay-at-home parent uses blogging as a creative outlet, in addition to caring for his adorable son Henry. Every day on the blog he invites readers to join him on the parenting learning curve, and maybe find a little bit of humor in everyday life. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? I started my blog because I needed a creative…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Yanique Chambers

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Yanique Chambers

This week we catch up with Yanique Chambers, of Kiddie Matters. Chambers is a mom of three and a clinical social worker dedicated to sharing creative ways to help develop children’s social skills, emotional skills and quality of character. What made you want to start your own parenting blog? I started my blog because I missed working! My passion has always been to work with kids to build their self-esteem and confidence. Prior to becoming a stay at home mom…

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Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Phyllis Pometta

Mamapedia Contributor Spotlight: Phyllis Pometta

Phyllis Pometta started Verified Mom as a way to release her creativity and rediscover her voice as a woman after becoming a mom. When she’s not spending time with her husband, three teenagers and two pets — phew! — she loves sharing about products she loves, DIY projects, organization, travel and her journey with relationships and parenting. What 3 words would you use to describe your blog? It’s in my tagline actually – Family *Lifestyle* Fun. My family is my life…

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MAMAPEDIA CONTRIBUTOR SPOTLIGHT: MONICA RICHARDS

MAMAPEDIA CONTRIBUTOR SPOTLIGHT: MONICA RICHARDS

Monica Richards of EcoBaby knows a thing or two about incorporating smart, eco-friendly practices into everyday living. From fun DIY projects to valuable environmental tips for the whole family, her blog is the ideal destination for all things eco-chic. We caught up with Richards to learn more about what keeps her inspired and what she hopes to share with others. What made you want to start your own blog? I grew up on a Michigan farm where everything was organic – from…

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