Annabel Karmel is a modern-day “mompreneur” juggling life as a busy working mother of three with a hugely successful career. She has written more than 20 bestselling cookbooks, appears on radio and television, writes regularly for newspapers and magazines, and is the UK's top author on children's nutritional issues.
Annabel is an expert in devising tasty and nutritious meals for children without the need for parents to spend hours in the kitchen. Her baby food expertise enabled her to develop the Freshfoods™ line of baby food prep products for NUK.
Grace likens her mommy duties to that of Sheriff during the Wild West. Mom to two rambunctious boys, Alex six and Aaron four, she says it often feels lawless and action-packed, but always fun. Grace has been a writer for over a decade, and recently went back to work full-time, for the first time since her children were born. So how does she balance work and family? Much like finding snack crumbs under the couch cushions – she tries to find the humor in it all.See Grace Witte’s Most Recent Articles »
Celebrity style expert (and mother of a deliciously naughty 4 year old) Jacqui Stafford, www.jacquistafford.com, is a TV style authority, fashion spokesperson and stylist. Stafford dispels her style magic on shows such as Today, Entertainment Tonight and The View, and her fashion/beauty work has appeared in Vogue, Marie Claire, Town & Country, Cosmopolitan, Lucky, Real Simple and Shape. Her debut book, “The Wow! Factor: Insider Style Secrets for Every Body and Every Budget” will be published in Feb 2013. Follow her on @jacqui_staffordSee Jacqui Stafford’s Most Recent Articles »
Melissa is a former editor at Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, and Good Housekeeping magazines. She has also contributed to InStyle, Parade, Shape and People Style Watch and made guest appearances on the Today Show, Good Morning America & the Rachael Ray Show. Melissa is a breast cancer survivor and now the proud Mom along with her husband Kris to 5 month old twins, Cordelia and Colton. Melissa is proud to share her story of surviving breast cancer to inspire other Moms that the “New Normal” -- life after breast cancer -- is definitely worth living.See Melissa Foss Zdyb’s Most Recent Articles »
Nancy is a working mom with two small children. Jack is 2 ½ and is always on the move. Her baby, Delaney, is 7 months old and already trying to keep up with big brother. A combination of routine and a sense of humor have proven to be the answer of balancing both full time work and motherhood. Writing has always been a hobby and blogging now allows her to share her experiences and real-world advice with other parents. Nancy, Jack, Delaney and husband Keith reside in northern New Jersey.See Nancy Cozine’s Most Recent Articles »
Peg Moline has been giving trusted advice to pregnant women and new mothers for more than 20 years as the Founder & Editor-in-Chief of Fit Pregnancy magazine, one of the most widely respected magazines for new and expectant mothers. Peg also served as Editorial Director of Shape magazine and Editor-in-Chief of Fit Pregnancy and Natural Health. Now a freelance editor and writer, Peg also serves as a publishing and product consultant in the pregnancy, baby and natural living spaces. Peg lives in Los Angeles with her two daughters.See Peg Moline’s Most Recent Articles »
Valerie Latona is former editor in chief of Shape—and one of the country's leading healthy living writers and editors. A mom of three (ages 8, 4, and 4 months), Valerie is constantly struggling to stay fit and healthy while juggling the crazy real-life demands of a working mom. She never gives advice or tips without first testing them in her own life and household. Valerie runs a healthy living website, valerielatona.com, and also regularly blogs for mariashriver.com.
You can follow her on Twitter: @vlatonaINSHAPE.