Meet A Mom
Julie, Lisa + Donna opened Soul Sisters Boutique in April of 2017 in Basking Ridge, NJ. They have a passion for discovering unique, artisan products that enhance day-to-day living. From this passion grew the desire to create a compelling shopping experience for others. Their diverse offerings include a meticulously curated mix of beautifully crafted jewelry, home goods, apparel, accessories and small batch apothecary.
Meet Michele, the Founder and Director of Great Kids Place in Rockaway, New Jersey. She provides Occupational Therapy for children. Great Kids Place specializes in Sensory Processing and Integration, Social Emotional Development, ADHD and Dyspraxia!
Meet Danielle of Passionista Soul! She has been writing a blog for almost 5 years. She shares her stories from everyday motherhood, to her breastfeeding journey!
Meet Mara, the creator and founder of StretchSource, the original stretch studio of Morris County, New Jersey. She started in the basement of her house stretching friends and family and quickly out grew the space. She opened the StretchSource Studio on Main Street, Boonton, in November 2018. They now offer both private stretch sessions and group stretch classes and have grown to a team of 3 trainers.
Recently, we showcased the moms behind Press Pause, a female-focused CBD company. We also asked the passionate ladies who started the brand to dispel some myths about CBD—including the stigma and misconceptions around CBD. This week, co-founder Dawn Fable shares with us the many benefits of CBD and one of her primary reasons for starting Press Pause—fighting her own anxiety.
Meet Dina! If you are like me and watched/loved Married to Jonas on E! Network, then Dina should look very familiar to you! Dina has lived in both Parsippany and Denville, and has a sweet little girl, Siena Marie. When Dina isn’t attending classes at Gymboree in Pinebrook, she works on her food blog, Dish It Girl Dina and is part of the Hallmark Channel’s, Home and Family show. Dina also teaches cooking classes at Healthy Italia in Madison! Read more about Dina & tune into the new talk show “The Dr and the Diva” on November 8th to see her featured!
Meet Michele, mother of two and runs a monthly style challenge on Instagram #thriftedchicstylechallenge! Women play from all over the world, and helps to inspire women to feel confident and look great without spending a ton of money!
Meet Amanda, owner of The Mermaid Pilates! Amanda is a mom of two little ladies and is living in Denville! Mermaid Pilates is a Pilates, Barre, and Nutrition Studio, they believe in finding beauty, confidence, and balance from the inside out.
This new skincare line is a favorite of everyone from Gwyneth Paltrow to Allure magazine. We spoke to its lovely founder (and mom of 2).
Meet Sandie, one of the owners of Rose and Julie Parties. Rose and Julie Parties is an event stylist company! They create a special ambience for their hosts and guests to celebrate any of life’s special moments, from baby shower to retirement parties. They design something unique for the families that they work with, regarding their needs and style. They are so passionate about their work and it shows! Their events are picture perfect!
Meet Lauren Molina, owner of Canine Concierge, LLC. Canine Concierge, LLC specializes in one-to-one personalized, quality pet care. They offer many services to cater to your needs, whether you have dogs, cats, reptiles, or rodents! Lauren has one daughter and is a Parsippany Mom! Her favorite place to shop in Parsippany is Wegmans (and it is mine too)!
Meet Gayle, Gayle and her twin sister Jean, are the creators of Pretty Little Social. Pretty Little Social is a specialty gifting studio offering pre-designed and custom gift boxes. For our pre-designed gift boxes, we carefully source the perfect items that will fit the theme of the box completely. Items that are aesthetically beautiful, whimsical and sometimes witty, but also practical in nature.
This week’s Meet a Mom is Jamie, owner of Jamie Owens Lactation. She is a Denville mom + started her own lactation consulting business in 2015. She currently sees mamas, babies + their families (in Denville + all surrounding towns) privately in their homes to help support them in their breastfeeding journeys. In her spare time, she teaches prenatal breastfeeding classes, hand paints leather + jean jackets, + enjoys photography!
Meet Allison, owner and Chief Storyteller at Storybox Tales. I am a childhood/elementary educator with 20-plus years of experience. I have developed a hands-on, multi-sensory approach to learning that is the foundation on which Storybox Tales is built. I bring to life the magic of storytelling right in your location! The Storybox Tales program combines favorite tales with puppets, props, and interactive songs to engage and enthrall young children – and foster their love of reading.
Meet Holly, owner of Bollinger Sleep Consulting LLC. After struggling with her own sleep issues and finding Dana Obleman’s Sleep Sense program, she decided to help others by becoming a certified consultant. She believes that sleep is a necessity, not a luxury, and we whole heartedly agree!
She started Little Nomad when her daughter was just 5 months old but the idea came long before that. She had her “AH-HA moment” when her super stylish BFF invited her over to check out a new home in Livingston! Read more about Little Nomad here!