All new moms need a great support network: Mommy friends who you can go to for advice and a few laughs. Hip Mommies is just the place you’ve been looking for. We’re a group of moms with varying interests and areas of expertise. We’re excellent researchers putting our skills to good use for our families. Finding the healthiest, safest and hippest things and sharing them with each other and with all of you. We’re recipe developers, fashion gurus, nutritionists, travel experts, DIYers, Book Reviewers and more. We’re a group of moms sharing fabulous finds, projects, information and hip tips to make all of our busy lives a bit simpler.
Ilana (Editor), Recipe Developer & Party Expert
Ilana is an attorney by day and The Hip Hostess by night on her food/ entertaining blog. As a recipe developer for online and print magazines, over the past year has expanded from cooking up dinner party fare to baby food. She loves using healthy, organic product from her CSA crop-share, and infusing baby food with adult flavors. Ilana shares her fast-paced life in New York City with her husband Etienne and daughter, and loves throwing parties and practicing yoga (when she can find the time).
Jill (Writer), DIY Expert
Four years ago Jill traded life as a corporate attorney in NYC to be a stay at home mom in Florida with her two kids, Daniel and Grace. Since then, they bought an old beach house and are making it their own, room by room with DIY projects and often times a little help from the experts. Jill’s happy to share her Mommy adventures and ideas – from getting crafty with the kiddos to cheap and easy ways to keep them busy till bedtime. You can follow Jill on Pinterest.
Ariele (Writer), Nutritionist
Ariele Gordon is a registered dietitian (RD), social worker, and mom to Samuel. A native New Yorker, she works in private practice at Cher Nutrition where she specializes in weight loss, cholesterol, and diabetes. Her days start with coffee, end with wine, and tries to be mostly food and fun-filled in between. You can follow her tweets @ArieleGordonRD.
Tory (Writer), Travel Expert
Tory Lorance Weiss is a Travel PR and Marketing consultant who made her way to San Francisco…by way of New York…by way of Portland, OR. She is expecting a baby boy in February and is in full nesting mode. While pregnant, Tory still managed to jet off to Oregon, Texas, New York, Rhode Island, Barbados and even made it all the way to Fiji for a babymoon with her husband. She is already looking forward to getting her baby his first passport. Tory is an avid yogi who loves red wine (not while pregnant) and gluten-free living. You can follow her tweets at: @TLWinSF.
Susan (Writer), Media Expert
Susan Davidson is a lifelong lover of books, television, and music. She was reading The New York Times at age 2 1/2 (true story), developed a passion for television watching 80′s sitcoms, and has been to hundreds of concerts. Today, she works full time as an attorney, is wife to Brian, and mom to Hannah and Sam. Susan makes sure to read to her children every night, and helps her children and friends navigate the world of media today: books, television, music, video games, movies, websites and apps.