Meet a Mom Monday: Maryland Working Mom Blogger Mindi of Simply Stavish

Posted by amandar in Blog, meet a mom on Mon, Mar 26, 2012

Are you upping your Blog Awesome with us this month in our Blog Awesome Challenge?!

If so, be sure to add your blog url to this post and your first post or ‘About Me’ page to this post.  Plus, we want to connect with you on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest, so be sure to add your link to this post as well!

And, don’t forget to join our community!  We have some awesome topics right now about building your social networks and growing your blog audience that we’d love you to weigh in on!

Last but not least, Tots2Tweens is hosting a Blog Awesome Twitter Party on Wednesday (9-10pmest) that we’d love to have you all join us for!  Great conversation and a couple of prizes too!  Be sure you RSVP on the link to win!

But, before you head off to do that, why not Meet a Mom?!

Name: Mindi

Home:  Waldorf, MD

Owner:  Simply Stavish the blog

Meet the family:  Married mama of two Dudes!

Why we love her:  We love that her blog is a great mix of daily family life and informative posts about language learning for children.  Since she’s a pediatric speech pathologist she seriously knows what she’s talking about and her site gives great tips for growing language in children while doing everyday tasks!  Plus?  She takes some pretty great photos too!

Why she thinks you should check out her site:

I write about my struggles and triumphs raising two boys while being a full time working mom and military wife. I also share my love of cooking, knitting and recently am learning how to take a decent picture that doesn’t involve the Auto function on my camera.


Growing, Growing, Growing!

I started blogging because I wanted to share my experience as a new mom with friends and family….I started knitting because I wanted to create something other than scratchy afgans and slippers….I started cooking because I was tired of making meals from a box…..I started learning more about my camera because I was tired of having less than stellar photos to share with my friends, family and readers. I became a Pediatric Speech Language Pathologist because I love kids and love helping them improve their language, memory, voice, and feeding/swallowing skills.

Balancing Work & Family Time

Ha does anyone really know the key to this??  If they do I would LOVE to know how.   Once returning to work after maternity leave with my first born I had the hardest time transitioning back to a full time working mom.  I changed jobs for a short time but then went back working 32 hours a week.  My one day a week off helps me not feel so guilty about having the boys in daycare and lets me connect with them.




Stuff You Should Read That She’s Written

We love the reviews on Our Life Memories.  Here are a few awesome ones for DC Area parents to enjoy:

Want to connect with Mindi?  Have questions about menu planning, life as a working mom, or language learning in kids?!

Read her blog: Simply Stavish

Send her a Tweet: @simplystavish

Fan her on Facebook: Simply Stavish on Facebook

About Amanda Rodriguez

Amanda is your friendly, neighborhood T2T head blogger.  She is in charge of bringing the blog awesome to Tots2Tweens on a daily basis!  She is a married mom to three cool Dudes (ages 3, 6, & 9) and one baby dog daughter.  In addition to making magic here on Tots2Tweens she also writes a pretty fan-freakin-tastic humor parenting blog called parenting BY dummies.   When she’s not bringing the pain online or chasing her Dudes up and down a field of some sort she is behind her camera capturing memories for gorgeous people with her Maryland photography business.  She also enjoys reality TV (she was even on a show once!), baked goodness, and watching other people take long walks on the beach.

One Response to “Meet a Mom Monday: Maryland Working Mom Blogger Mindi of Simply Stavish”

  1. I could not have said it better! Did you mention her blog design is beautiful?! I Love Mindi’s blog, and her amazing pictures! She writes from the heart, in a way that everyone can relate! Congrats Mindi! Best of luck in your blogging endeavors!

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