Council of Media Mom Members
momAgenda’s Council of Media Moms are influential and engaging bloggers with a mission to collaborate and market momAgenda to a wide-spread audience consisting of women and mothers. momAgenda is committed to designing and providing functional products that meet the needs of a busy lifestyle. The members of this Council will serve as an integral part of garnering important insight into the needs and wants of the momAgenda community as well as maintain a professional online presence for the brand.
Heather Reinhard (Brand Ambassador and Leader/Manager of the COMM Team)
Heather Reinhard is the Founder and Editor of Theta Mom®, a successful and well established leading parenting blog that began in 2009. Since entering the social media scene, Heather is considered an influential blogger with a very loyal following. She created her own mom blogging community in 2010 and later developed The Marketplace, a platform dedicated to supporting women in business which was named in Entrepreneur magazine as a Top Social Media Site for Mompreneurs.
Heather is also the CEO of her own company Theta Mom Media, LLC. She specializes in professional blogging, digital marketing, community management, influential outreach, social media strategy, creative campaign development, small business content marketing and online communications supporting women in business. As an entrepreneur herself, Heather is viewed as an inspiring role model to those working in digital media. Heather is a married mother of two children and resides at the Jersey Shore.
Leticia is the founder of Tech Savvy Mama, a site that assists parents in navigating the ever-changing world of technology. She uses her experience as a former teacher and technology specialist for a large DC Metro area school system to share new technology and educational resources. Leticia consults as a social media strategist, educating and speaking to brands and fellow bloggers about the social media space while also freelance writing.
She is a columnist for Parents.com where she shares quick technology tips and resources through her Tech Savvy Parents column and is a contributor to Scholastic Parents’ Learning Toolkit. Leticia enjoys the distinction of having been Parents Magazine’s Editors’ Pick for Best Tech Blog, Babble’s Top 100 Mom Blogs, and named as one of the 50 Top Twitter Moms by Babble. She can almost always be found online if she hasn’t unplugged to spend time with her husband, 2 children, and their overly enthusiastic Yellow Labrador.
Kris Cain is a Chicago area mom to two sets of twins, photography nut, gadget addict, web designer, social media consultant, and blogger. In her previous life she worked in IT for over 16 years.
Kris has been a featured speaker at several conferences sharing her experience with social media, technology, and blogging. She has worked with several brands on ambassador programs, campaigns, hosting events, and writing as a contributor. With her company, Little TechGirl Media, Kris uses her experience in customer service and IT, as well as her knowledge of the internet to work with companies, brands, and bloggers to use social media to its full advantage. On her blog, Little Tech Girl she writes about her love of gadgets, social media, technology, and anything else that crosses her mind.
Kris has been involved in Social Media for over 12 years. She has experience building web communities for moms, managing forums, designing websites, building blogs and more. Her latest project, ChiTownMoms is really taking off and becoming a great resource for Chicago area moms.
Pilar is a Chicago-based writer, social media strategist and mother of two. She’s been quoted on Martha Stewart and BBC America’s websites regarding her love of coffee and 18th century wooden legs, and has a rather strong affinity for the Dowager Countess of Grantham. Mainly her hats.
Prior to starting a family, Pilar worked in the advertising, digital media and publishing industries, then found herself taking a tumble down the work-at-home-mom, freelancing rabbit hole when her first child was born in 2006. This led to joining the fledgling blog movement with two original parenting columns created for Chicago Parent magazine.
In 2010, Pilar created Disney Social Media Magic after seeing a need for a virtual, daily curation of all things Disney on Facebook and Twitter. Pilar has also collaborated with Oprah and Adventures by Disney, and her work has appeared on popular sites such as Babble, Yahoo!, Cool Mom Picks, Cool Mom Tech and What to Expect, among others.
She has had the opportunity to photograph the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the cast of Twilight, Walt Disney World’s New Fantasyland, Prince Edward Island’s Green Gables, and Skywalker Ranch and can always be found with a camera attached to her MomGyver style.
Kim-Marie Evans is a New York area mom to four children ages five to thirteen. Travel is her absolute passion. She writes about tips and tricks to make traveling with a large family easier on Traveling Mom and she masters this kind of resourceful content on her own blog as well, The Luxury Travel Mom. Although she writes about luxury family travel, she also works with several global organizations and has traveled the developing world, hoping that her passion makes a difference in the lives of others.
In addition, Kim-Marie helps make ski vacations easier for moms at Park City Mountain Resort’s website, Snowmamas. She has contributed to some wonderful traveling sites such as CiaoBambino and IsabellesTravelGuide and continues to work as a Social Media Consultant for several clients.
Lisa Frame is an over-achieving Southern gal. A self-proclaimed arbiter of good taste, Lisa blogs at A Daily Pinch and brings focus to the artisan world with Leticia Barr at Straight Up Crafty. An experienced community manager, most recently for the Clever Girls Collective’s ToyotaWomen program, Lisa specializes in social media marketing analysis. As chief blogger for Picaboo.com, Lisa worked in an effort to boost customer loyalty, building brand voice and optimizing social presence. As a freelance writer, Lisa has written on assignment for The Savvy Source, Home Made Simple, MomLogic, and Intel’s My Life Scoop, as well as having several pieces syndicated online for Lucky Magazine.
Lisa loves dark roast coffee, grey nail polish, self-help books and felt-tip pens. When she’s not wearing the keys off her laptop, she can be found cooking memorable meals (some for the wrong reasons) and obsessing over her out of control laundry hamper.
A mom of two with an MBA in finance and over ten years of corporate finance experience, Jodi Grundig is a sought-after Brand Ambassador, travel writer, mom blogger and brand consultant. Jodi has been blogging since 2007, when she founded the popular mom review blog Mom’s Favorite Stuff. In 2010, she co-founded Boston Parent Bloggers, which now has over 150 members.
Jodi is currently a featured mom blogger on KMart’s Playdate Spot and was featured on ConAgra’s Club Mum. Over the past few years, she’s been a spokesmom/ambassador for ConAgra foods, a Totsy Moms Committee member, managing editor of The Parenting Connection, and an ambassador for Aveeno. She is currently serving her third year on the popular Walt Disney World Moms Panel, and is a member of the Yahoo! Mother Board.
Leah Jantzen is a Life and Business coach who works with highly motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, creative individuals looking to make profound changes in their lives. She empowers her clients to reach new heights with their innate abilities and talents.
Leah received her professional training through Coach University, a worldwide leader in coach training. Leah also holds a Masters Degree in Counseling and a graduate certificate in Educational Leadership and Supervision from Long Island University at C.W. Post College. Before starting her coaching business, she was a guidance counselor for 12 years in her hometown on the North Shore of Long Island.
Leah resides in Setauket, New York and spends her free time chasing her two pre-school age sons, keeping up with her precocious nine year old daughter and snuggling with her one year-old baby girl. She and her husband enjoy watching sports together and can be found cheering on the local New York sports teams.
Jessica McFadden is a mother of three children and the founder of A Parent in America, a lifestyle blog for parents, and A Parent in Silver Spring, an award-winning site for families in the Washington, DC area.
Jessica loves providing fellow women and parents with useful information and entertainment. Her life’s passion is her family and her favorite activities are writing, entertaining and providing her audience with accessible fashion and home design. Jessica embraces blogging because it allows her to combine those loves in an innovative way. A member of the mom blogging world since January 2008, Jessica and her blogs have been featured in Forbes, The Washington Post, CNN, The Washington Post Express, Maryland Life, and other publications. Jessica is also a prolific vlogger and the host of Real Life Style with Jessica McFadden on MomTV.
Jessica describes herself as a minivan driving, bass-booming Washington, D.C. area housewife and mom to three energetic children.
Toni is the face behind A Daily Dose of Toni. She is a wife of one and mom of three who originally began blogging as a way to keep her family up to date in 2007. However, her hobby turned into much more than that. Social media has become a way of life for Toni. She has achieved success through working with many companies and brands, as well as engaging her audience sharing tips on fashion, parenting and food.
In addition to blogging and maintaining a strong online presence, daily life takes her to ballet class or sports practices as well as being one of the youth leaders at her church.
Jenn Quillen is the resident rebel at The Rebel Chick. A Miami native, Jenn married young and became a mom while most of her friends were heading off to college. After spending her twenties climbing the corporate ladder, Jenn left her cubicle to focus on what matters most in life: family.
Although The Rebel Chick began as a way to share her personal journey from cog in the corporate machine to happy housewife, Jenn quickly found that the same ambition that drove her in the workplace allowed her to grow a successful online brand.
While leading a busy life as a wife, parent to a teen and professional blogger, Jenn strives to find the joy in everyday life.
Shell is a former teacher turned work-at-home mom. She is Co-Founder of Other Half Media which specializes in blogging and social media projects for companies and bloggers alike. Shell is a former Babble blogger, currently shares social media tips on SITS and BlogHer named Shell one of their 2012 Voices of the Year for parenting.
In her free time and when she’s not breaking up wrestling matches or ducking LEGOS courtesy of her three young boys, you can find her on her personal blog Things I Can’t Say.
Maria Stanley is a Canadian Mom to two loud, yet delightfully funny children and is the Owner and Founder of Bored Mommy. Maria shares it all on her blog through topics ranging from her family, to her weight, to her addiction to cardigans and everything in between — always with a bite of sarcasm. Maria started blogging in the summer of 2009 as a way to break up the monotony of laundry and dust bunnies, and has been addicted to the joys of social media ever since. She’s also had the opportunity to work with some great companies and brands, contributing to numerous sites including amotherworld and EverythingMom.
Maria has been married for 11 gloriously LONG years to her total opposite, yet very accommodating husband, who thankfully appreciates her sense of humor. She’s an avid book reader, movie watcher and magazine flipper and loves to throw her imaginary boyfriend Colin Firth into every conversation. She also believes in the therapeutic qualities of an iced quad venti non-fat latte.
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