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Meet a Mom That Will Make You Smile: Orthodontist Dr. Robin Lozman!

Dr. Robin Lozman is a lot of things. A doctor. A mother. A competitive equestrian. A volunteer for nonprofits. But one of her greatest passions comes from her work as an orthodontist: transforming her patients’ smiles. At her family practice in Latham, New York,...

Meet the Founder of Bleuet!

When Elizabeth Rietz’s daughter was eight, she was an “early bloomer.” Like many preteens, she wasn’t quite ready for a bra, but started wearing a second layer under her shirts to feel more comfortable. When Elizabeth scoured stores to find a next step solution—a...

Meet the Founder of Gatsby Chocolate!

  If you’re a chocolate lover but not so sweet on extra calories, you’ll definitely want to know about our newest find, Gatsby Chocolate! Founded by Doug Bouton, the cofounder of Halo Top ice cream, Gatsby Chocolate is the lowest-calorie chocolate you can buy....

Meet the Dad Behind Get Joy, Good Food For Dogs!

Moms who are mothers to both human kids and fur babies known that we’d do anything for our pets (and our kids!). That’s why we related so much to the story of Tom Arrix, a former Facebook executive who launched Get Joy in 2018 after his family’s pup, Cooper, was...

Meet Michelle Brandriss, Founder of Name Bubbles!

When Michelle Brandriss’s son was starting daycare, she faced a challenge many daycare, school and camp parents have—missing clothing and other belongings. “Cooper started at daycare with name labels created from masking tape and sharpie markers, but as you all know,...

Meet a Mom: Dylan Lauren!

  This week’s Meet a Mom interview is with Dylan Lauren, founder of Dylan’s Candy Bar, a veritable candy empire with 13 locations nationwide, including at some of the country’s largest airports. Walking into a Dylan’s Candy Bar is as fun as tasting what’s inside; the...

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