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Leslie Adler

Leslie Adler is the creator of thevuvclub.com as well as a mother, lawyer and "friend-proclaimed humorist" Leslie shares her witty thoughts on the many roles women play in their everyday lives. Leslie also combines her legal skills and friendship experience as presiding judge of momlogic's "The Friendship Court."

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kimberly seals allersKimberly Seals Allers

Kimberly Seals Allers is an award-winning business journalist and founder and editor-in-chief of MochaManual.com, a weekly online magazine for moms of color. She is the author of "The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy" and "The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit." Kimberly is a divorcing mother of two and lives on Long Island, NY.

Michele Ashamalla

A former state deputy attorney general and current stay-at-home mom, Recession Mama Michele Ashamalla has three kids and ten years of experience stretching one salary to cover the necessities and more. She's all about saving money whenever you can, so you have it to spend on whatever you want!

 

 

Sarah BowmanSarah Bowman

Sarah Bowman is the Co-Founder of Kids Off the Couch.com. She has a BA in Semiotics from Brown University, worked in the film business as a studio executive before becoming a writer. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, and two teenagers.

 

Rhianwen BennerRhianwen Benner

Though technically an adult, Rhianwen Benner voraciously consumes children's media with the passion and wonder of a child. As a researcher at Temple University, she has studied the relationship between media and children's development. She has witnessed many special moms and kids navigate the often complex world of children's entertainment. Based in Los Angeles, she is here to serve as your field guide to what kids watch.

 

Amy BrennemanAmy Brenneman

Amy Brenneman is an award-winning producer and actress, whose TV credits include "NYPD Blue," "Judging Amy" (which she also created and produced), and currently ABC's "Private Practice." She works with the non-profit groups Healthy Child/Healthy World, The Feminist Majority, and the Cornerstone Theater Company, of which she's a founding member. She is mother to Charlotte and Bodhi and wife to filmmaker Brad Silberling. They live in the San Fernando Valley, the most hip place to be in all of Los Angeles.

 

Michelle Kemper BrownlowMichelle Kemper Brownlow

Michelle Kemper Brownlow is a freelance parenting writer, artist and popular mommy blogger who holds nothing back at My Semblance of Sanity. Michelle's unique but gentle parenting insight paired with her quirky sense of humor works to her benefit as she writes and illustrates children's picture books.

 

Karyn Bryant

Karyn Bryant is a television personality who's hosted shows on networks such as CNN, TNT, VH1, and MTV. She's currently a reporter for Showtime Championship Boxing and CBS' Saturday Night Fights, and the EVP/Director of MMAheat.com, an online destination for fans of MMA and pop culture. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

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Angela CheeAngela Chee

Angela Chee is a television host, voice-over artist and creator of TheZenMom.com as a resource for other moms because motherhood isn't always so zen. She is a first time mom.

 

Julia ChildlessJulia Childless

Julia Childless is a working actress living in Los Angeles without fertility insurance who has been trying to produce a bun in the oven for over a year.

 

Lori CurleyLori Curley

Lori Curley, champion mother of two middle-school teenagers, resides in South Orange, NJ. She holds a Masters in Education and has been teaching writing at the college level for 7 years. But can she find a job as a high school English teacher? Or will she pull her hair out first?

 

The Childless Bitch

She's single, childless, and won't hesitate to tell you how she REALLY feels about your kids.

 

Yvette Manessis Corporon

Yvette Manessis Corporon is an Emmy-award winning writer and producer. She is also the co-author of "Peeing in Peace: Tales and Tips for Type A Moms." Yvette lives in New York with her husband and two children.

 

beth falkensteinBeth Falkenstein

Beth Falkenstein was a sitcom writer and freelance contributor to "Self," "Redbook," and "YM" magazines before taking a full time job in her kitchen. She loves her new bosses (ages 13 and 10), and is grateful that they approve of inter-office romance, because Beth thinks her co-worker (Jim, age 45) is really hot.

 

liz fentonLiz Fenton

Liz Fenton, along with her best friend Lisa Steinke, co-authored the chick lit novel I'll Have Who She's Having and co-created the popular blog, Chick Lit is not Dead. She lives in California with her husband and two children.

 

Gina Kaysen FernandesGina Kaysen Fernandes

Gina Kaysen Fernandes is an award winning documentary producer and a former TV news producer/writer. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and son.

 

Christina Montoya Fiedler

Christina Montoya Fiedler resides in Los Angeles, CA, with husband Andy and her son Joseph. She juggles baby and work from home as a freelance publicist and attributes her strong love for life and sense of humor to her loving familia.

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Briana FranklinBriana Mordente Franklin

After graduating from UCLA with a degree in sociology, Briana spent the next decade working for Premiere Radio Networks, where she applied her own unique spin to writing entertainment and celebrity news for disc jockeys to use around the country. She and her husband will become first-time parents in November.

 

homeschool momPam Heilman

Homeschool Mom: Pam Heilman is a California Credentialed Teacher who once won some body lotion in a raffle at the Y. She is currently residing in Southern California with her husband Eric, and homeschools their three children.

 

jenny herschkoJennifer Brandt Herschko

Jennifer Brandt Herschko, lives in Los Angeles and is mom to a 2 year old boy. After attending NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, Jenny said goodbye to her "acting" days and found herself behind the scenes writing and producing for television and film. Jenny has been featured and written for several parenting sites as well as her own "mommy" blog, Perfectly Disheveled.

 

meredith hoffaMeredith Hoffa

Meredith Hoffa's first-person writing has appeared in The New York Times, Boston Globe Magazine, Fit Pregnancy, Business Traveler, and the new anthology, "Rejected" (Villard/Random House, 2009). She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and daughter.

 

meredith hoffaJessica Katz

Jessica Katz is a mother of one and pregnant with her second. She was formally an entertainment journalist who moved to mom blogging when she had her baby. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her husband, daughter and dog Jax.

 

Marilyn Kentz

Marilyn Kentz is the brunette half of the '90s comedy duo "The Mommies" and author of A Ten Step Guide to Fearless Aging.

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Dani Klein

Dani Klein Modisett is the mother of 1-year-old Gideon (pictured) and 5-year-old Gabriel. She is comedy writer/creator/producer of the show "Afterbirth...stories you won't read in Parents magazine." An anthology of stories from this show was published by St. Martin's Press.

 

Leigh Koechner

Leigh Koechner is the happily married mother of four who likes a glass of pinot noir at 5pm sharp. She is the author and performer of a one woman show, "Miss Junior Overland Park." The story begins with her entering a mall beauty pageant in 4th grade and ends with her meeting the love of her life, losing her uterus, and having a surrogate carry her babies. She was a part of Oxygen's "Life Out Loud" series of one person shows. Since then she's been trying to create a reality show for herself, enjoys bit parts her actor husband throws her way, and enjoys her kids a little bit too.

 

Elizabeth Kuster

Elizabeth Kuster is the author of the popular self-help/humor book, "Exorcising Your Ex: How to Get Rid of the Demons of Relationships Past" (Fireside).

 

Scott Lenz

Scott Lenz, a former music journalist and television producer, is a stay-at-home dad to his two children, Jaron and Georgia, and a stay-at-home husband to his wife, Suzanne. They all live in Los Angeles.

 

Elizabeth Lindell

Elizabeth Lindell is a journalist, fiction writer, wife of 11 years and stay-at-home mom to a blossoming tween daughter. She happens to have lupus and bipolar disorder, and has blossomed herself, since moving to Los Angeles in 1996, from a small town in Indiana.

 

calvin loweryCalvin Lowery

Calvin Lowery has been married for ten years to momlogic's Keira Lowery, has four kids, is a U.S. Military Veteran (Operation Iraqi Freedom) and is currently a law student. He is all about informing people of their rights and ensuring that we all raise a responsible generation of future leaders.

 

Tracy Mazuer

Tracy Mazuer is a TV producer/writer and creator of TheReluctantGenius.com "for professionals who need professional help." She and her husband John have been married for 23 years and live in Playa del Rey with their 2 dogs, Hankie and Lizzie.

 

Tracy McArdle

Tracy McArdle is a published author (Confessions of a Nervous Shiksa; Real Women Eat Beef), blogger, mom, wife, horsewoman and Communications professional in the Boston area. She is also a former Hollywood publicity executive who has worked very closely with numerous huge movie stars she never met. You can read more of her writing at www.tracymcardle.net.

 

Kate Meyers

Kate Meyers writes the Colorado-based blog www.iamminivan.com. Her work appears in O, InStyle, Cooking Light, Redbook and TV Guide.

 

diane mizotaDiane Mizota

Diane Mizota is an accomplished TV host, actor, writer and producer who began her career as a professional dancer. Shte is a first-time mom who currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband and toddler son.

 

diane mizotaLenore Moritz

Lenore Moritz is the curator/editor of Mom Culture, a culture fix for your inner grown up. Each Friday, a new artist interview and their art will inspire and energize you. High culture, pop culture and everything in between is covered.

 

Kristin Bailey MurphyKristin Bailey Murphy

Kristin Bailey Murphy is a writer and photographer who lives in Southern California with her surfer husband and three children. She is an accidental stay-at-home mom who's addicted to books, hiking, and Target.

 

mary poppinsNaila

Naila is a single working mom who is slightly fanatical about all Boston sports, has two great kids, a 13-year-old daughter who watches the U.S. Debt Clock, and a new baby who smiles hugely every time he sees her or his bottle.

 

blythe newsomeBlythe Newsome

Blythe Newsome is a single mother of six children and host of a morning radio show. Featured on an episode of the Supernanny, her life and what hides underneath her couch cushions have been seen by many. Flirting with Forty is the journey of how she takes her life back.

 

Noreastmom

Noreastmom gives us her perspective from New England, where she lives with her husband and two young children. She is a freelance writer and a health care professional.

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Charles OrlandoCharles Orlando

Charles Orlando is a life coach and the author of "The Problem with Women... is Men: The Evolution of a Man's Man to a Man of Higher Consciousness". When he's not cooking his wife breakfast-in-bed or playing Guitar Hero with his kids, he can be found blogging at theproblemwithwomenismen.com.

 

mary poppinsMary Poppins

Mary Poppins is a nanny/babysitter who is not afraid to tell parents what is really going on with their kids. With over eight years of experience, Mary Poppins offers fresh commentary on issues that many families are facing today. You may not like what she says, but you recognize the truth in it.

 

lucy rilesLucy Riles

Lucy Riles is a party planner and has been since she was a little girl. Being the youngest of 12 children, Lucy and her Mom were always coming up with new, exciting ways to throw a great party on a budget. To this day, Lucy loves planning and hosting parties for others. She is also a newlywed and lives in LA with her husband, Tommy, and dog, Mr. BoJangles.

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ellen sEllen S.

Ellen S. is a mother of two, an editor, a writer, and a professional snacker. She blogs daily at To The Max, a blog about raising a child with special needs.

 

bruce sallanBruce Sallan

Bruce Sallan gave up his showbiz career a decade ago to raise his two boys, full-time, now 13 and 16. His internationally syndicated column, A DAD'S POINT-OF-VIEW, is his take on the challenges of parenthood and male/female issues, both as a single dad and now, newly remarried, in a blended family. Join Bruce's A DAD'S POINT-OF-VIEW fan page at Facebook and follow him on Twitter. To contact Bruce, visit his new website brucesallan.com.

 

Rachel Sarah, a.k.a. "Single Mom Seeking"

Rachel Sarah, a.k.a. "Single Mom Seeking," blogs at www.singlemomseeking.com and co-founded www.singlemommyhood.com, the first-ever website to offer "a whole new way to think about single parenting."

 

Mimi Schmir

Mimi Schmir is a television writer and producer. Her "Hot Flashes" blog, originally written during the 2007 Writer's Strike, is being adapted as a novel for Penguin/Putnam and she is currently developing "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" for television. She lives in Los Angeles with her Writer-Producer husband and their two young boys, the youngest of whom just started kindergarten. She fantasizes about sleeping.

 

Jill Simonian

Jill Simonian is a television host & entertainment reporter who has appeared on the Travel Channel, KTLA-5 (Los Angeles), TV Guide Network, HLN, Current TV and ReelzChannel. She lives in Los Angeles with her doctor-hubby and newborn daughter, and is having a blast exploring the trials, triumphs and totally-wacky realizations about becoming a first-time mom on her NewMommyisms blog.

 

Candy Spelling

Candy Spelling, author of "Stories from Candyland," had a 50-year hiatus from writing. In the meanwhile, she excelled in school cooking and sewing classes, was a cheerleader, model, interior designer, married twice, had two children, became one of Hollywood's most-famous wives, built the largest home in Los Angeles, ran a gift store, designed dolls and jewelry for cable shopping networks, and performed public service work. In 2007, Candy was asked to start "blogging." After looking up what that was, she began with celebrity website TMZ.com, offering advice and counsel to troubled young celebrities. She then became a columnist for The Huffington Post and a contributing editor to Los Angeles Confidential Magazine. In 2008, Candy was recognized for her thousands of hours of public service work by the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. Candy added "proud grandmother" of Liam Aaron McDermott, born in 2007, and Stella Doreen, born in 2008 to her list of life's special treasures.

 

Paul Starke

Paul Starke is an Emmy-winning TV producer, and a co-writer of the #1 New York Times bestseller, An Inconvenient Book.

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Karrine Steffans-McCrary

Karrine Steffans-McCrary is a stay-at-home mother of one. A New York Times best selling author, she is a pop culture figure who has injected her real life experiences and advice into a new generation of women and demographics commonly overlooked.

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teresa strasserTeresa Strasser

Teresa Strasser is an Emmy-winning writer and Emmy-nominated television host. Radio audiences know her as the co-host of "The Adam Carolla Show." As a journalist, Strasser is a contributor to the Los Angeles Times and a columnist for the Los Angeles Jewish Journal. Other TV credits include "Good Day New York," "Good Day Live" and "On Air With Ryan Seacrest." She currently co-hosts "TV Watercooler" on the TV Guide channel. For more, go to TeresaStrasser.com

 

Elizabeth ThorpElizabeth Thorp

Elizabeth Thorp serves as President & CEO of EDT Communications, Inc. Elizabeth's 17 years of experience spans almost every area of public relations, crisis management, event planning and public affairs -- although no amount of training can prepare you for crisis management in a happily hectic household with three young divas. She lives in the Washington, DC area with her husband and three young daughters, Isabelle, Lucy and Penelope.

 

jane wisemanJane Wiseman

Jane Wiseman has always dreamed of having two things: a job working in television and a family. Now she has both. Jane is Senior Vice President of Comedy Development at NBC Universal Television and has worked on such shows as 30 Rock, Community, Arrested Development and The Simple Life. She and her husband, Joe, a TV comedy writer live in LA and have a very funny daughter, Willa, an adorable son, Alex, and dog, Tikka Masala.

 

katie weinsteinKatie Weinstein

Katie Wisdom Weinstein is a professional modern momma. She lives in Portland, Oregon in a 100 year old house with her husband, Jess, and her two children Ruby, age 10 and Skylar, age 12. Cooking, camping, negotiating with pre-teens and allowing a zoo of animals in her house are her pastimes.

 

wife number twoWife #2

Wife #2 is a writer, mom, and expert on what happens when you scorch the earth and leave your husband. She and the love of her life (the guy she left FOR) spend most of their time raising their blended family of five kids and trying to avoid grenades lobbed by their ex-spouses. Her hobbies include reading, working out, and occasionally blowing off steam with faithful girlfriends who understand life is too damn short to be miserable!

 

Woman on the VergeWoman on the Verge of Having Kids

She's single, in her 30s, and on a mission to outrun her biological clock.