April is a stay-at-home-working-mom hybrid who balances her time between managing a household and using her editor brain to find all the typos in her friends’ emails. In her occasional free time she enjoys reading, quilting, antiquing and photography. She lives in Grand Rapids with her husband and three children.
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Kimberly is a stay at home mommy to 2 sweet and busy little ones. She enjoys DIY house projects, photography, dreaming about her next beach vacation, and trying new recipes (that her kids will inevitably NOT eat). Most of her day is spent answering the question, “Why?” Most nights she can be found staying up way too late watching reality TV shows and HGTV. She loves exploring our great city and discovering new and exciting events and activities for her family to enjoy!
Carla is an Oregon born, Michigan raised photographer, writer, mom of two awesome boys, and wife to poet Sareem Poems. Carla enjoys adventuring, playing the piano and singing, trying different foods, reading or watching a good story, and most of all spending time with her family.
Jill is a mom to two who loves living in West Michigan and being able to enjoy all the area has to offer. Her other loves include trying out new recipes in the kitchen, visiting local parks and trails with her children, and photographing the everyday moments of her family.
Carla is a wife and a mom to one adorable little girl. She enjoys reading, catching up with family and friends, organizing, finding new and fun things to do with her daughter, taking far too many pictures, and binge watching TV shows and movies on Netflix with her husband.
Stephanie is a part-time working mom and wife who loves everything about Grand Rapids. She and her husband have been married for 10 years and love taking their young children all over town to find their next adventure. As a slightly crunchy mom she loves to cloth diaper and grow fruits and veggies in the garden. She enjoys reading blogs to find new dinner recipes to make for her family, and on date night, you can usually find her a one of the local breweries.
Kate considers herself incredibly lucky to be a full time mom and part time time school social worker for Hamilton Community Schools. While at home, she loves spending time with her kids, Cooper and Zoe. Kate loves all things creative and messy, playing games, gardening, biking, reading, and summers off with her awesome teacher-husband, Kevin.
Kathleen loves to read and has happily turned her love of books into playing Librarian in Hudsonville. She also loves graphic design and photography and her daughter has learned to smile for the camera early on. She and her husband enjoy binge watching TV shows on Netflix after a long day.
Steph is an explorer of local adventures having honed her skills moving all across the country (thanks to her husband’s military service) before settling down in the Grand Rapids area with her ragamuffin boy and giggly girl. When not checking out the latest going-on, she can be found gobbling up books and coffee, planning overly ambitious parties, or napping.
Mary is a local mama who enjoys exploring the city of Grand Rapids. She operates a Grand Rapids play group and enjoys learning about fun things for families to do in the area. Mary and her husband David transplanted to Grand Rapids from Livonia in 2008.
Shannon is a working mother who carefully balances a full-time career in the non-profit sector with the exciting (and exhausting) job of raising two children. When she’s not working, doing her part to run the household, or spending time with her kids, she’s an avid reader and amateur yogi.