Some moms are inherently cool.

They¹ve always got the latest version, the smartest solution. They give the best gifts. These are our Scouts. And we¹ve got 'em in every major city, updating us daily with the cool stuff they find.

Los Angeles

Natalia went to culinary school in Paris (jealous much?) before becoming a full-time mom to her daughter, Olive. She teaches the only Babywearing Yoga & Barre class in Orange County (too cool), and occasionally blogs at BabyKimsMommy. When Natalia isn't baking, playing, or posing, she's likely watching reality TV. #GuiltyPleasure

Natalia's favorite brands: Skip Hop, Mini Melissa, Honest, Seventh Generation, Baby Gap

Brianna Dale
Lexington, KY

With a career that started in commercial interior design, Brianna is now a WAHM with a lifestyle blog, Bre's Baubles—and a side business selling children's and women's hair accessories and jewelry online. She's the leader and organizer of an online mothering community, and spends most of her days with daughter Saida (born January, 2013), playing, crafting, learning and growing.

Brianna's favorite brands: Britax, Chicco, Graco, Tula, 4Moms

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Los Angeles

Anna is a writer and blogger who toured the US as a stand-up comedian before having two children—18 months apart. When she's not busy penning Misadventures in Motherhood, touring preschools, or chasing after her toddler, Anna enjoys the finer things in life: good food, fashionable clothes, and eight (or more) hours of uninterrupted sleep.

Anna's favorite brands: Splendid, Tea, Kickee Pants, Petite Bateau, Land of Nod

Jessica Mason
San Diego

As a salon owner and talented stylist, Jessica knows a thing or two about girly girls—which is only part of the reason she's so excited to welcome her first child, a baby girl, in summer 2015.

San Francisco

As the author of Green Chic: Saving the Earth in Style, Christie knows a fab eco-friendly baby product when she sees one. These days, she’s working on a book about postpartum fitness . . . luckily her daughter Ellie, born in 2009, loves hilly San Francisco walks and chillin’ at mom and baby yoga.

Christie’s favorite brands: Oeuf, Kate Quinn Organics, Coyuchi, Burt’s Bees, UPPAbaby.


With three older boys, and a baby girl who came along 12 years later (Caroline, born May, 2013) Jenness is rediscovering new motherhood all over again. Yet she somehow finds time to be a pediatric nurse, cook regularly for her family, and get lost in historical fiction.

Jenness' favorite brands: The Honest Company, Skip Hop, Melissa & Doug, Annie's Organics, Valco, Britax.


Carolyn stays on top of the best lifestyle and parenting/baby brands through her PR and Blog Firm, 624 Public Relations. She loves the chaos of raising 5- and 3-year-old girls and a 4-month-old baby boy—all while managing to snag a few media trips to NYC throughout the year.

Carolyn’s Favorite Brands: BOB, Hanna Andersson, Kickee Pants, Erin Condren, and Any.DO app for keeping crazy schedules and To Do lists in check.

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Portland, ME

Carla is a travel publicist for luxury hotels, resorts and destinations. (Lucky duck.) When she's not traveling, she's busy enjoying the farmers' markets, photographic landscapes, hiking, and biking of Maine. Due to her husband's career designing slippers, her family is obsessed with wool—from its healthy benefits as a baby fabric to the cuteness of sheep decor for her son's nursery.

Carla's favorite brands: gDiapers, HABA, Babo Botanicals, Hanna Andersson, Woolino, Giesswein USA

Los Angeles

Nara has been producing content for television and digital media for nearly a decade. Her work has been seen on various networks including A&E, Food Network, and OWN. When she's not working, Nara enjoys traveling, camping, hosting dinner parties (or really anything having to do with eating), and her newest endeavor: raising her son, Kai.

Nara's favorite brands: Goat-Milk, Tane Organics, Indikidual, Mini Rodini, Ketikita, ERGObaby.

San Francisco

When Vanessa isn't connecting families with childcare through her company Sensible Sitters, she's spending time with her son or trying to squeeze in a workout. Vanessa and her husband split their time between New York and San Francisco, where they are enthusiastic supporters of Raphael House, a homeless shelter for families.

Vanessa's favorite brands: Joovy, Beco, GreenSprouts, purebaby, Oeuf

Atlanta (ish)

When Mariel isn't chasing around her toddler twin boys, she likes to play tennis, travel, knit, and catch up on trash TV. Prior to motherhood, Mariel was on the sales and marketing side of Starwood Hotels and Resorts. (Imagine the perks!)

Mariel's favorite brands: MAM, Pediped, Melissa & Doug, 3Sprouts, Britax.