Meet A Mom
Meet Sierra Billings, an Annapolis native, mom of 2 and co-owner & stylist at Blush Hair Salon. Over the last 2 years, Blush has quickly grown into a full service hair & bridal salon, earned Best of Annapolis in 2022 & 2023 and officially opened for business less than 1 month ago into a brand new storefront in Annapolis! Sierra shares her earbud #momhack to keep her sane, tips for your toddler’s first haircut and the one big thing people are surprised to know about her!
Meet Colleen Bass, an Annapolis mom of two and owner of MD Pup Scouts – voted Annapolis’ Best Dog Trainer by What’s Up Magazine! MD Pup Scouts offers pack walks, pack walk training, private obedience training and overnight care. Colleen shares her must-have car kid items to always be prepared, the best advice for mom guilt and how she + her husband Michael started MD Pup Scouts in California from picking up a dog walking gig on Craig’s List.
Danielle Cheplowitz is a Kent Island mom, nurse practitioner and functional medicine practitioner who is passionate about optimizing health and cultivating resilience in the body. Danielle shares how she connects with her patients on a deeper level since becoming a mom, her *game-changing* food prep for easier days with her kids & how her family’s nightly routine inspired her to publish a children’s book!
Dani is an Annapolis mom and Interior Designer that creates spaces that are beautiful, functional and safe. Being a single mom of 2 and a full-time Senior Associate is a constant balancing act that takes dedication, communication, organization and a commitment to self care. Dani shares how she designed her ideal Motherhood through honest communication with her kids, an abundance of patience and her time-saving mom hack that streamlines mornings with her kids.
Over the last 3 years, Tara has made major sacrifices serving on the COVID-19 Recovery Mission at the Maryland Department of Health. She shares how her career has influenced her to be the mom she is today – the mom that can work hard AND the mom that can be a guest reader at her daughter’s school.
Rebecca is a local Annapolis mom who helps children discover the wonderful world of books. Rebecca shares how being a Library Associate at Discoveries: Library at the Mall has shifted her perspective of Motherhood.
Dr. Whitney Bowe, a Greenwich, CT, resident, and Mom to an 11-year-old daughter, is a passionate dermatologist who believes strongly in healing the skin from the inside-out, through inner skincare. In this week’s Meet a Mom, she shares her journey growing her dermatology practice for over a decade, before realizing she wanted to share her learnings with a larger audience. In order to empower and educate individuals who had a deeper interest in skin health, she decided to launch her own incredible skincare line.
Natalie is a local Annapolis mom who is passionate about community. So passionate, in fact, that she’s created her own and written a book about it! We’re elated that she was able to share how becoming a mom impacted her business, how she reframes the mundane tasks, and even let us in on her favorite Annapolis spots. We can’t wait for you to learn a bit about her and how she’s taking on motherhood!
This year has required a lot of change in countless ways. Like many of us, Aidanora was faced with the jigsaw puzzle of bringing her full-time career home, the logistics of what that meant for three school-aged children, and creating a new rhythm for her family. She sat down with us and opened up about what this chapter of life has made her realize about her relationships, how she’s creating her own work-life balance, and what she did to keep her second grader thriving through his school year.
When she transitioned the last child to school, Danielle decided to dedicate her newfound free time to other mothers. She turned her passion for motherhood into serving women in our community, helping them fall in love with their own experiences. Danielle was gracious enough to chat with us about the way she mothers with intention, how she’s using her transparency about parenting to serve others, and what this past year has looked like from a care provider’s perspective.
The Motherhood in Motion series is a very special collaboration with ALN Images. Becoming a new mother comes with so many changes and growth. However, some amazing women made this transition in the midst of a global pandemic - something we're still wrapping our minds...
As a mother who is no stranger to pivoting, Bridget Jones let us in on what motherhood means to her, what she’s realized this past year, and what a humble idea created for her family.
We had the chance to sit down with Sasha Willis, a local mom and entrepreneur, to learn about what she’s loves most about her days, maintaining her identity in parenthood, and how being a mother has changed the way she approaches her business.
Jackie is a wife, mama, and your trusted neighborhood Realtor. We loved getting the chance to learn how deep her roots run here in AACO and her favorite parts of motherhood. Read on to learn more about Jackie’s mom must-haves and how she took a giant leap of faith in her career that paid off big time.
Join us as we learn more about Dr. Molly Harbor Hutto. As an Annapolis mom, and a business owner, Molly sheds some light on what pivoting through parenthood with grace and humility looks like. We've taken away handfuls of beautiful nuggets of advice and we can't wait...
Rachel is the kind of human you just want to know more about. So when she agreed to answer a few questions for Annapolis Moms and let us peek into the way she dances through the waters of motherhood, I was naturally elated. I hope you take a moment for yourself with a cup of whatever you love and plop down with her words. She’s just a gift. Enjoy.
I ran across Christy's Instagram page by a simple Annapolis hashtag! I instantly felt drawn to her energy and the risks she took to double down on herself in pursuit of her dreams. So many mamas are wishing for more while being overwhelmed with where to begin. If that...