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Meet A Dad: Donte Palmer

Meet Donte Palmer who is the dad changing what it means to be a father—one changing table at a time.

Meet The Owner of Galvin Therapy Center

Kara Brogan is the owner of Galvin Therapy Center in 2017. In the two short years that she has been leading the center, she has doubled the size to now include 2 locations, one on the east side and one on the west side of Cleveland. Galvin Therapy Center is one of the only private practices in Ohio capable of helping children with combined diagnostic challengers.

Meet a Mom: Scary Mommy Founder Micaela Birmingham

Scary Mommy is a guilty pleasure for millions of moms—including us. The site’s intelligent take on tough mom issues are must-reads, and its no holds barred video series (from Momsplained to Preggo Nancy) is addictive. So we couldn’t wait to speak with Micaela Birmingham, Head of Studio at Scary Mommy.

I Named Him Isaac

LaVonna Riley tell us about getting the opportunity to meet and reconnect with her adopted son after 18 years.

A story about Adoption

LaVonna Riley shares her powerful, moving, and inspirational story about giving her son up for adoption.

Lauren Egger Discusses Health Foods

Lauren Egger talks about Healthy Mom Project. It a guide for parents to navigate this toxic world because living a healthy lifestyle (with health foods) shouldn’t be difficult.

Meet Mo Chavers – Cleveland Fusion

We had a chance to sit down with Mo Chavers with Cleveland Fusion. She talks about being a professional football player and how she came to join the team.

Talking About Infertility

When you’re trying to support a friend or family member who’s finding it hard to start (or add to) their family, it can be difficult to find the right words—especially if you’ve never dealt with infertility yourself. To find out what likely won’t help, we...

Meet Danielle Walker – Professional Football Player

Did you know that Cleveland has a professional football team called – Cleveland Fusion? Meet Danielle Walker who is a professional football player!! Cleveland West Side moms sat down with her to learn more about her experience to become a professional football player.

Losing My Mom to Early On Set Alzheimer

This is my story about coping with the loss of my mom to Early On Set Alzheimer (EOA). She struggled for 18 years, and my primary focus because making sure that my mom was okay. Unfortunately, my husband and my son adapted to taking a back seat to her illness. With my mom’s passing, I’m trying to figure out who I am and re-connecting with my family.

Meet Leah, Owner of NEOhio Frugal Living

Meet Leah who is made a career of out living a frugal Lifestyle. We caught up with Leah to ask her about her connection to the West Side of Cleveland, and for some tips on how to save money.

Meet the Co-Founder of Whole 30

Not sure what the Whole30 crazy is about? The Local Moms Network had a chance to sit down with the co-founder of Whole30, Melissa Hartwig Urban. Melissa currently has two books on the New York Times Best Sellers list. We spoke to this mom of one about one of her favorite family-friendly Whole30 recipes, her brand’s meteoric success and her hilarious take on the motherhood-work balance.

Meet Melissa, Owner of The Nanny Connection

Meet Melissa Ridler, owner of The Nanny Connection! Melissa has provided many families with quality childcare over the years. We had an opportunity to ask Melissa more about her, her journey as a female entrepreneur in the Cleveland market. She also provides some great advice about nanny services.

Meet the CEO of KidBox

The Local Moms Network had a chance to catch up with Miki Racine Berardelli, the CEO of KIDBOX, whose impressive resume includes executive roles at Tory Burch, Ralph Lauren and Chico’s. Here’s what this mother of two boys says about growing this groundbreaking brand.

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