meet the mamas!

Admin Mama


Website: http://www.mamasaywhat.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mamasaywhat

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Admin is a foodie who loves dark chocolate, long walks on the beach at sunset, and relaxing hot bubble baths (with a glass of wine and good book). She has the best time management of anyone we know; she is able to keep an impeccably clean home, make amazing meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) for her family, run MSW, and still have time to shower, and do her hair and make up every day. She is every mama's perfect dream!


Alex T.


Website: http://www.alextebow.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/wobetxela

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Alex is a native of the San Francisco Bay who lives in Utah with her hubby where she's a work-at-home-mom to her two boys (born 2009 & 2014). She loves to travel and cook, loves art and art history, soccer, photography. She's a little bit of a foodie and suffers from an addiction to baby carriers. When she's not chasing after her boys or working for Mama Say What?!, she's running her graphic design gig. Check out her website (alextebow.com) and her Etsy shop (alextebowdesigns.etsy.com) to see the most recent projects she's done.


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Amanda P.


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Amanda lives in an Arkansas small town with her husband Curtis, son Parker (07/10), and two Boxers: Stewart and Tivi. Besides being a wife and mom, Amanda is an accountant for a manufacturing company. Outside of family time and work, Amanda enjoys reading and spending time with friends.


Angie W.


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Angie is a SAHM living in Northern Canada with her husband Sean, 3 yr old daughter Katie, and 1 yr old son Tyler.


April M.


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April is a 30 year old single mom from New Hampshire. She has a little boy who was born at Christmas time, 2010. April spent ten years in the army, and currently work as a clinical research associate in the field of diabetes. She's a hobbyist photographer and loves to cook.


Betty M.


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Betty represents the senior side of MSW. She is the Mama of two beautiful mamas themselves, who made her a Nana to three of the MOST adorable children on the planet! Her time is devoted to her husband of 30+ years, her girls, and grandkids. She still works outside the home but when able, loves to craft, thrift shop/rehab junk, and talk... which she claims is probably the best (and most often used) talent she has in life!!


Bonnie N.


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Bonnie is a born and raised Southern Californian. She currently lives in Santa Clarita, California with her software engineer husband and three daughters Anna age 6, Allie age 2 and just welcomed baby Aubrie in June 2013.. She is a free spirit and crafty. She loves to cook, but hates to clean.


Cari H.


Website: http://www.carihollis.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/carihollisphoto

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Cari lives in the Los Angeles area, where she was born & raised, with her awesome husband & fun-loving son (born March, 2010). She loves to read, spend time with friends, bake, travel, and photograph anything and everything. She tries to get crafty, but that doesn't always work out so well. She is the first to admit that she hates to clean her house and is always looking for ways to make it easier. As a work-at-home-mama, when she isn't chasing her toddler around she is a newborn, maternity, and family photographer and managing the day-to-day operations for Mama Say What?!


Cassie S.


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Cassie is a stay at home mama and wife. Currently she is working towards her BS in Maternal and Infant Health and IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant) accreditation. Following achievement of that degree, she plans on earning her AA in Women's Studies and license as a midwife. She currently is a Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC). Additional passions (besides breastfeeding) include cloth diapering, baby wearing, all things birth related, women's studies and chocolate.


Cassie W.


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Cassie is an American living in Germany with her German husband, their daughter, C (9/2011) and their son, L (3/2013). A reporter and editor by profession, Cassie is a graduate of the University of Missouri's School of Journalism. When she isn't playing with her kiddies or out walking her equally-needy dog Sadie, she loves cooking, baking, reading and attempting DIYs around the house. Her newest hobby is doing nail art and coming up with fun new nail designs. After months of trying parenting tips and tricks, Cassie now relies on her mommy-instinct to guide her through parenting and has found it to be the best trick in the book.


Christina D.


Website: http://greenviolinist.wordpress.com

Twitter: http://twitter.com/CDavisonViolin

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Christina is a musician and a military wife currently living abroad in Japan. She has a daughter and is expecting a second baby late in 2013. She loves all things green, natural, and crunchy...in moderation. In addition to the delightful work of being a stay-at-home-mom in a foreign country, she enjoys writing songs, poetry, and blog posts, reading, performing music with her husband, and making up new recipes.


Christy A.


Website: http://christylipscomb.scentsy.us

Twitter: https://twitter.com/clipscomb1987

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Christy lives in Maryland with her husband & daughter, Alexis. She works full time as 911 dispatcher and in her free time is a SuperStar Consultant with Scentsy and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. Christy is looking forward to watching her daughter grow up, welcoming her son in June and enjoying the little things in life.


Corey P.


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Corey lives in a suburb of Denver with her husband and boys Landon and Ryan. She stays busy with two little ones under 2 years old! Corey spends her weekdays working with kiddos at Children's Hospital Colorado as a Developmental & Learning Specialist but loves more than anything coming home and spending time with all of her boys! On weekends she enjoys spending time outside, cooking, and turning her house into a home.


Denise B.


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Denise is a hard working busy mom who is always on the go. She enjoys spending time with her family, theatre, fashion, costumes, and all things Hollywood. When not chasing around her toddler, Denise enjoys working on building her career as a costume designer. She obtains the most joy from being home with her daughter Ava and husband Scott.


Erin F.


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Erin doesn't claim to be an expert in any of these areas, but she definitely has a perspective that we think you can really relate to. This working mommy to 2-year old rockstar, Mr. Cam, wears her heart on her sleeve and hopes that her real-life stories (sometimes mildly pathetic) will serve as self assurance to other new super-moms out there! Her biggest piece of advice? KNOW that you are a fantastic mom and trust your instincts. After all, mother knows best!


Guest Mama


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Guest Mama is all of the awesome mamas out there who have graciously shared their stories with us. She is a do-it-all super-mom, just like you. Do you want to be Guest Mama? Submit your story here... http://mamasaywhat.com/real-submissions/


Heidi C.


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Heidi is a 'country gal' through and through. Growing up in Minnesota, she is used to freezing temperatures and lots of snow. She currently resides in a small northern MN town with her hubby and her two kids. When she's not chasing after them, she is editing wedding videos for her video production company, Flashback Productions. She also loves Crossfit, country music and painting or 'upcycling' old furniture.


Jennifer G.


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Jennifer is a babywearing, cloth diapering, but not exactly a hippy, married mama of one energetic little boy from Wisconsin! She's worked in the child care field for over 10 years. She enjoys photography, crochet, crafts, and especially spending time with her family.


Jessica S.


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Jessica is a native of New Jersey who currently lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband Kevin (10/2010), her daughters Annabelle (06/2011) and Emilia (05/2014), her playful dog Chelsea, and two cats named Chaka and Chedda! She is currently a stay-at-home-mom trying to juggle life with her babies in a new country. Her passions include crafts of any kind, reading, baking, cloth diapers, and coffee. She walks a little bit more on the "crunchy" side of parenting, and is loving every minute of it.


Kailey Y.


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Kailey currently lives in Missouri with her hubby and B, her spunky 2 year old daughter. She loves to spend time with family, work on crafts for the home, and loves anything sports related. Kailey enjoys the flexibility of owning her own CPA firm, Clayton, York & Hopp CPAs - need your taxes prepared?! Check out their website: www.claytoncpas.com. She is a very lucky wife with a husband that enjoys cooking scrumptious meals while she is the handywoman of the family!


Kathy S.


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Kathy S. is Mommy to a beautiful daughter named Cassidy, born in January of 2012. Currently living the small town life in South Western Ontario with her handsome hubby, she is a Sales and Marketing professional with aspirations of being a stay-at-home-mom one day. In her spare time she enjoys cooking/baking, reading, scrapbooking and being outdoors. You can find posts from Kathy in Real Mamas, Real Recipes and Real Reviews.


Laura K.


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Laura was born and raised in the pine barrens of southern New Jersey. She now lives in the wine country of Northern Virginia with her husband, son, and pug dog. She is a stay at home mom right now and loves spending her time on all things artistic.


Lauren W.


Website: http://www.gourmetveggiemama.com

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Lauren W. is a freelance writer and mama of two little girls, Nora, age 3 1/2, and Amelia, 6 months. Lauren is a former corporate lawyer, and now splits her time between being home with her kids and writing. She has two black cats (one small and one large and fluffy) and enjoys running and cooking. Lauren loves giving mamas advice on cloth diapering, natural birth, breastfeeding and anything and everything else -- but only when they ask for it, and always with the caveat that all babies are different, and all families have to figure out what works best for them.


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Lori W.


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A formerly self-confessed DINK, this down-to-earth diva gave up life on the stage to marry the man of her dreams and moved from their native California to Oklahoma to settle down and start a family. It's been four years since they packed up their two pug dogs and cat and drove Route 66 to their new home. Lori is now a mama to a preschool aged daughter, EJ, and infant son, T. After years of working as a freelance musician, she's learning to balance a regular nine-to-five (or seven-to-three in her case) day job as well as being a wife and mother. At closer to 40 than 30, she finds that mothering is WAY more challenging and rewarding than anything she's every done in her life -- and that's saying a lot!


MaryEllen M.


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Mary Ellen lives in upstate New York with her hubby Chris and her two little men Brody (born December 2010) and Kieran (born March 2013). She teaches in an elementary school and loves being a working mom! In her spare time, she likes to be crafy, take pictures, cut coupons, cook and watch crappy reality TV and reruns of Law and Order SVU. She is so grateful for the love and support of her family, friends, and of course, her PB Mamas. You can find more blog posts by Mary Ellen in the "Real Life" and "Real Reviews" categories.


Melanie W.


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Melanie is a married mother of one very active little 2 year old, Owen. She works full-time in the cancer research field, and loves all things DIY. She can be found year-round at the kitchen table covered in hot glue, pipecleaners or stitching and sequining Christmas stockings for her family! This lucky girl is married to a chef and lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada. She loves to laugh and make others laugh. Expect stories that will make you nod in camaraderie, laugh till you cry and cry until you laugh !


Melissa T.


Website: http://thesugarandspiceofeverydaylife.wordpress.com/

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Melissa is a full time working mom to her first baby boy (born 3/11) and beautiful baby girl (born 6/13)! Melissa was married to her best friend in September 2009 and lives in Maryland with her family. When she is not working or being a mom (is there time for other things??) Melissa is always on the go... she loves to go out to eat with her hubby, a good glass of wine, reality television, spending time outside and hanging with her friends and family. Check out her Blog at http://thesugarandspiceofeverydaylife.wordpress.com/


Michelle W.


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Michelle W. is a first time mama to Elizabeth, born in December 2012. She is the wife of a Marine, loves to sew, read, work out, and loves being a home manager (house wife). Her weaknesses are staying on a budget, almond sparkling wine, and Instagram. She tries to be the best wife and mommy possible, and believes there are no bad days, only bad moments.


Miriam R.


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Miriam lives in a tiny town in mid-Michigan with her hottie husband Craig, and three daughters, Ryleigh (06/06), Lilah (03/11), and Evelyn (01/13). This busy mama spends her days cleaning, organizing, couponing and crafting with her three fabulous girls. She spends her nights going to school to complete her RN. Her husband and her recently moved to a farm and look forward to the adventures that follow. You can find more post from Miriam in the Real Celebrations and Real Homes Sections


Rebecca S.


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Mother of two little boys, and wife of her best friend. She's a tax CPA by trade, but loves everything related technology and design. Her hobby changes on an annual basis. The current obsession is scrapbooking, and the longest hobby she's had, still going strong, is her love for photography. The one thing that'll never change is her passion for learning new things, no matter how crazy life may get.


Sam A.


Website: http://DesignsBySamantha11.etsy.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/SamAltomare

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Samantha is the mama of two - Emma (born January, 2011) and Matthew (born November, 2012)! She is happily married, and living in Northern Ohio. When she's not working her full-time job or spending time with her family, she loves photography, crafting and DIY projects.


Sandy T.


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Sandy is a retired mama to four grown children and she has four amazing grandkids (soon-to-be-six!). She is a green-blooded lifetime Girl Scout and native to the San Francisco Bay Area. She was a SAHM until all of her kids were in high school before she went back to work (likely out of boredom!). She worked for over 15 years for the Girl Scouts writing curriculum for new leader trainings. She and her husband have been married for over 40 years, she loves to travel, scrapbooking, wine tasting, and she loves to cook.


Sarah H.


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Sarah is a homegrown Canadian girl who currently lives in Alberta with her hubby and sassy little miss, Georgia! Now at 20 months into her career as a mom, she has realized she and Gia are the same sassy, rambunctious people and somewhat has a handle on things, although there are many surprises at every turn! When Sarah is not chasing her firecracker of a daughter, she is working on household DIYs, home decor, and working at her day job as an HR Practitioner for Canada for an Oil & Gas company (fun!). She loves being outdoors and in the summer she and her family are actually hard to find at home. Sarah can't cook or clean very well but she can handle large power tools and change your oil so she figures that makes up for her lack of domestic qualities!


Sarah K.


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Sarah K. is a working mama who works full time in the agriculture industry and is lucky to be able to work from home two days a week. This helps tremendously with her family life. She is the mother of a wonderful little toddler girl M and baby boy C. She is Midwest born and raised and married her best friend in 2010. Her husband works full time in the agriculture industry and as a farmer on the weekends and sometimes during the week for farm emergencies. In her free time, she enjoys jogging, baking, and antiquing.


Sue F.


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Sue Fenwick is a 53 year-old mother to 3 grown children, and a grandmother to 1 very special boy. She has been married for 33 years to her high school sweetheart, Jeff. Sue made her career at home, taking care of her husband, children and the home, and earned a BA in English from the College of Charleston in 2006. Now an official “empty nester,” Sue enjoys spending time with her family, quilting, writing, crafting and baking.


Vanessa B.


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Vanessa is the mother to the cutest son in the world, Donny. Most days she feels like she's barely keeping it together, but her supportive husband seems quite skilled in picking up the pieces.


Whitney H.


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Whitney lives in Houston, Texas with her high school sweetheart husband, Josh and sweet baby, one year old daughter Emma. She has the privilege and joy of being a stay-at-home-mama. She spends her days playing with Emma, tries to be productive when Emma is napping, is a Pintrest addict, and does her best to get dinner on the table. She and her husband just bought a house and are busy with all of the fun of being new home owners!