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Meet a Mom – Beth Ladd

Meet Darien mom of two, Beth Ladd, who moved here from NYC shortly before having her second child. This former interior designer started Beth Ladd Collections, a jewelry and accessories company. She creates everything from beaded statement earrings to custom...

Meet Rockets of Awesome Founder Rachel Blumenthal

Anyone else a bit overwhelmed with back-to-school shopping this year, or reluctant to spend a lot of time at the mall with your kids trying on clothes? We’re right there with you, and that’s why we’re partnering with Rockets of Awesome, a mom-founded kids brand that...

Olympic Softball Player Cat Osterman

When softball star Cat Osterman competed at Athens in 2004, she was the youngest athlete to win a gold medal for Team USA—in fact, she was still a student athlete at the University of Texas. The pitcher won a silver medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and she came out...

Meet the Mom Behind StyleChild!

Just in time for back-to-school shopping, we’re sharing one of our favorite new mom-owned brands. StyleChild is a fashion-forward line for kids, founded by Jade Sklaver, mom to Liv, 4. After building a career in corporate fashion, she became a wife and mom, and then,...

Meet a Mom: Lindsay Rechler, Author of Good Morning Zoom!

Lindsay Rechler is a NYC-based mom of two, a Managing Director at a global investment bank and most recently, a published author. Her first book, Good Morning Zoom, came about while explaining the pandemic to her young kids and was featured in the New York...

MEET A DAD: Mike Burkhart

Meet Darien native Mike Burkhart, a father of three who, with the exception of college, has lived here his whole life. As Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Ring’s End, a family-owned building materials supplier, he loves working with customers and...

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