Paige Martinek | Co- founder + Writer + Podcast Co-host
Paige Martinek is a wife, mother, and writer who lives in Metro Detroit with her husband, son, daughter and two stepsons. She has a B.A in Communications, and is a SAHM while working toward a degree in nursing. She is an aspiring L+D nurse and loves talking about pregnancy and women’s health. She is also an infertility advocate after struggling to conceive for nearly 3 years. She is a former contributor for Huff Post, and currently writes for Detroit Moms. Her hobbies include writing, photography and driving around with no known destination ( which usually ends up being along one of the beautiful lakes that Michigan has to offer).
Leslie Caruthers | Co-Founder + Podcast Co-host
Leslie Caruthers is a wife, and mother who lives in Metro Detroit with her husband, 3 daughters, newborn son and 3 stepdaughters. She has a B.A in Psychology and works full time as an analyst. She loves all things makeup and skincare and dreams of being an esthetician one day. She enjoys relaxing, although with 7 kids it is hard to find time. Her guilty pleasure is ‘The Bachelor” & “The Bachelorette”, and she is a fan of “This Is Us”. She loves spending time with all of her kiddos, and you can often find her watching her oldest daughter cheer at her high school games!
Meet our Writers
Kerri Morgan | Writer
Kerri Morgan is a wife, and mother to a beautiful little boy. At the age of 33 she was diagnosed with Premature Ovarian Reserve, which began her battle with infertility, eventually leading to her to adopt embryos. She is now passionate about helping others through their infertility struggles. She is a new mom, navigating this new world of motherhood. With a heart full of gratitude and a little touch of trauma, it can be hard to move on and forget all of the traumatic experiences related to infertility, but she is working on it. She currently works part-time as a special education teacher and spends the rest of her time loving her new little family. You can read more about her journey to motherhood at her personal blog here!
Lauren Morley | Writer
Lauren Morley is from Hertfordshire, UK and is a mother to her beautiful daughter Phoebe. She recently got engaged and will soon to be studying to get her Social Care degree. Her dream job is to work alongside children who are up for adoption and couples who are finding it difficult to conceive naturally. She has six years experience working with children from birth to the age of five. Her guilty pleasures are eating a family size bar of chocolate to herself whilst watching Netflix series back to back. She loves cooking, reading and spending quality time with her family and adventuring to new and different places. You can keep up to date with her journey by following her personal blog on Instagram!
Agnieszka Majevska | Writer
Agnieska Majevska believes that each woman has unique superpowers which must be discovered and embraced, because no man can do what every woman does. Agnieska is all about making life easy and joyful for new moms who can sometimes feel overwhelmed with this new stage of life. She is a wife to her soulmate whom she has loved for the last 13 years. She is a new mom to a gorgeous baby girl, Caroline after almost dying due to complications from an emergency C-section. She has worked as a cosmetic dentist for almost 6 years, which is a dream job of hers. She loves creating smiles! She also studied Psychology at University and is a co-owner of the local gift shop. A good cup of espresso, great book, jazz, apple pie topped with ice cream, and criminal and psychological TV shows make her enjoy life even more. You can find some mom life hacks topped with funny and inspiring quotes to make your days brighter on her Instagram blog. Follow her at maj.caroline or follow the link below!
Laura Beth Harpe | Writer
Laura Beth Harpe is a wife, mother and blogger living in small town Georgia. She taught kindergarten for 4 years prior to the birth of her son, and now she is a SAHM! Becoming a mom has been the most challenging, and most rewarding experience of her life, and she loves connecting with other moms as they stumble through this new season. She also loves sharing affordable fashion, beauty products and easy recipes on her lifestyle blog… And if she’s not out shopping, you can almost always find her binge watching Bravo or Law & Order: SVU.
Caitlin King | Writer
Caitlin King lives in Connecticut and is married to her best friend of eleven years. They share a beautiful baby daughter together. Caitlin has worked as management in retail for the last thirteen years. In her spare time she enjoys every moment spent with her little family. She loves traveling, arts and crafts, scrapbooking, reading, and writing. She can always be found with a camera in her hand, taking photographs of anything and everything (especially her daughter). Caitlin loves to blog about her journey through motherhood, and enjoys sharing experiences as well as mom hacks with other parents. To read more, visit her personal mom blog here. You can also connect with her on Instagram, Facebook, or Pinterest.
Rachel Nardi-Brettman | Writer
Rachel is a wife and mother of two who lives in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. She gave up her job in the corporate world to be a stay at home mom full time and raise her family. Some of her hobbies and passions include baking, gardening, and all things DIY. Rachel was diagnosed with Celiac Disease when she was 21. She loves to share gluten free baking tips and recipes for others who suffer from similar allergies. She started blogging when her son, Parker, was born. Her daughter, London, was born with some complications and had a brief visit to the NICU. Some of the topics she enjoys writing about include the difficulties of having 2 kids under 2, the stress and effects the NICU has on mothers, and the ups and downs of her breastfeeding journey.
Amy Van Gundy | Writer
Amy Van Gundy is a 34 year old Denver native. She is mom to 3-year old Asher and 5-year old Atlas (a Bernese Mountain Dog). Before having Asher, Amy and her husband Casey loved to travel around the country and around the world. From Europe to California, Amy believes adventure is what you make of it. The love of adventure didn’t change once Asher came along. Amy has made sure to include him in all their trips and daily adventures. Along with being a mom and documenting all of their adventures on Instagram (which you can see at @amyreannie), Amy also works as a Marketer/Social Media Strategist for a Denver-based women’s health clinic, Westside Women’s Care. Amy loves scary movies, traveling, taking pictures, cooking, cozying up with a good book, and she always has time for a cup of coffee or a glass of wine with her best friends and family.
Jenn Carr | Writer
Jenn Carr lives on the Maine coast and is married to her best friend and college sweetheart. Together they share a love for their young son, Theodore. Jenn recently left her career in Finance Management to pursue her dream job as a stay at home parent. In her new role, she’s enjoying the freedom to explore her creativity through writing, photography and organizing. Jenn is fueled with a passion for optimizing life, being joyful and encouraging others to live their best lives. Jenn shares inspiring motherhood and lifestyle content using Maine’s natural beauty as a backdrop. You can follow her on Instagram at the link below!
Destiny Warren | Writer
Destiny Warren is a 34 native Houstonian living in Florida. She is a mother to one-real life princess-Emma Kate (2 years) and wife to her best friend, Christian (for 7 years)! She is currently unemployed as she packed up her life, sanity, and family to move to the Sunshine State to be closer to the magic of Disney, which is the focus of her blog muggleonmainstreet.com! Her blog is a resource for families to help make their trips to Walt Disney World or The Wizarding World of Harry Potter as magical as it can be! Prior to the move she was the Education Coordinator at a refugee resettlement agency in Houston and has a passion for helping the underserved. Outside of family, work, Disney & Harry Potter, Destiny is a fan of classic movies, antiquing, coffee, and traveling!
JoLynn Graubart| Writer
JoLynn is a homeschooling Mama to two wild little ladies, Sadie and Lydia, and lives in the South Jersey Pines with her husband, Matt. Two years ago, after a radical health scare, she traded in her all-consuming network marketing gig, and ran headlong into the slowest life she could imagine. Most days you can find her learning side-by-side with her 5 and 7 year old and 1 year old niece. They spend as much time as possible laughing too hard, reading good books, making mud pies, growing veggies, and exploring the trails behind their 2 acre property. JoLynn considers herself a paleo dessert enthusiast and lives for quiet moments with a mug cake, her Bible, and a cup of chai. You can follow her fumbles, adventures, and wins on Instagram and at her newly launched writing space at the links below!
Yvonne VanRenesse| Writer
Yvonne VanRenesse is a wife, mother of three, and an interior designer. She resides on the West Coast, in sunny Los Angeles, California where she is a Project Manager for Honda Motor Co. She is a creative who loves to read, write, and inspire others to live life to the fullest. Weekdays are typically spent juggling homework, running kids to practice, and sneaking in a few extra minutes of shower time just to get a few pages of reading completed. On the weekends, she loves to travel and explore new places or activities with her family. If she is not working, you can find her at Barnes and Noble or at the mall where she gets to fulfill her passion for fashion. Aside from being an avid fashionista, one of the things she holds very near and dear to her is women empowerment. Yvonne is a strong advocate for women empowerment and leads a women’s based team that supports philanthropic community outreach for the underprivileged. She often shares stories on this topic, along with design tips, fashion inspiration, and the balance of work and family on her personal blog. You can also connect with her on Instagram at the link below. She actively posts and tries to stay connected to all fellow mamas so she can support them and empower them to live life to the fullest!
Stefanie Davis| Writer
Stefanie Davis is a wife and mother who lives in Colorado with her husband who claims she brought him back from Australia as her souvenir. They have two daughters Charlotte and Abigail, who are eighteen months apart. After their second daughter was born she was able to fulfill her childhood dream of being a stay at home mom. Stefanie has a passion for helping others and is dedicated to sharing her real life experiences and any tricks she learns along the way. Outside of being a mom you will find her in the kitchen trying new recipes, drinking endless cups of black tea, and playing lots of card games. Follow along on her journey of raising gentle, loving, humble humans on her personal motherhood blog. You can also connect with her through her Instagram at the links below. She would love to say hi!
Nicolette Geigle| Writer
Nicolette Geigle is a 31 years old wife, mother of four (two biological and two step), and a probation officer for Macomb County Juvenile Court. She resides in Harrison Township, MI. She was recently married to her soulmate on August 17, 2019. Combining households has taught her the struggles and blessings of a blended family. The girls are 14 & 15 and the boys are both 10. So basically she has two sets of twins and loves every single second of it (even when she is ready to pull her hair out). She loves to spend time with her family, read, stay organized, and inspire others to live life to the fullest; while letting them know that not everything is always perfect. Weekdays are typically spent juggling homework, running kids to practice and trying to keep the house organized (with four kids and what her kids say is OCD, this is quite the task). On the weekends, you can typically find her watching her daughter dance at the high school games, watching her sons playing some sort of sport or spending time with her family. Nicolette became a mom 8 days shy of her 16th birthday but still graduated high school with honors despite the struggles of being a teen mom. She went on to graduate college and receive her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and work her way up the ladder to earn her dream job of being a probation officer. During that time she married, had an amazing son, went through many struggles and got a divorce. She then met the love of her life and got married again. Life for her has not always been easy, but she has never given up. She uses her struggles and accomplishments to help her clients achieve their goals and hopes to do the same for others through her writing. You can contact her at the links below. She would love to say hi!
Sherri Howard| Writer
Sherri Howard was a self proclaimed city girl up until she met her best friend and the love of her life. Now she enjoys spending time in the country, hunting and fishing. Her hobbies also include painting and photography. She has been a preschool teacher for the last 8 years and has an outstanding love for children, especially her boyfriends two wonderful children. She is also the biggest Disney fan you will ever meet. She worked as a Disney Princess for 2 years and is your go-to gal for all of your Disney planning needs. Follow along on all of her adventures on Instagram and her personal blog which is coming soon!
Morgan Bylund| Writer
Morgan is a Minnesota full-time working mama of 2; Kaia (4) and Ryker (8 months). She works as an accountant during the week, runs a furniture making hobby business with her husband in the after hours and shares her chaotic life on her YouTube channel. She is a serial home interior designer, a chronic Prime purchaser, and a frequent Target walker. Her passions include traveling, camping, chubby cheek smooching and coffee drinking. She is a hot mess, sleep-deprived mama who can’t wait to share her faves and mama tips!
Laurel Dowse| Writer
Laurel Dowse is a wife and mother of two little girls, Hadley (4), and Hazel (2), with a new baby on the way! Laurel is a SAHM during the day, and teaches dance a few nights a week, as well as practices esthetics from home. And to top it all off, Laurel just started a new side hustle, that she’s so excited about! Aside from being a mom, and work, Laurel loves to listen to true crime podcasts, binge watch her favorite shows, and encourages everyone to take a nap! Laurel gets asked a lot about why she calls herself, “The Melanoma Mommy”, and it’s because in August of 2015, her doctor found Malignant Melanoma on her left leg. It has since been surgically removed and she has been cancer free for over two years! Finding out she had Melanoma turned her world upside down, and she has now found new meaning to her life! Laurel is so excited to be a part of the Outnumbered Mamas team, and to share and connect with all of you!
Ariel Nieto| Writer
Ariel is a 28 year old wife and mama to four (ages 7-10 months)! She has moved over 9 times with her family and they are working on their 10th move, to Denver! She loves all things health and wellness and firmly believes that you should be first on your priority list because you cannot pour from an empty cup. She loves to chat about all things mom life at her blog, from how to feed your kids to mom fashion that is cute and practical. In her free time she enjoys watching The Real Housewives re-runs while scrolling Instagram.
Jenny Walker| Writer
Living in Oakville with her husband Chad, pup, Bruiser and 13 month old Blair, Jenny spends her time working as the Director of Communications for Elevation Church Toronto and as a full time mama to her busy little girl. At 16. Jenny founded a third-party organization called Dancers For Cancer and raised 1 Million Dollars for SickKids Hospital. Jenny was then and continues to be passionate about looking outward. After having her daughter and struggling for months with health complications that resulted from numerous postpartum hospital visits, Jenny and her high school friend decided to start a blog to give moms a safe place to land for reliable, honest information. That was how Lattés & Littles was born. After graduating law school and passing her Ontario Bar Exams, Jenny is excited to use her writing skills to continue to inspire and encourage moms as a guest writer for Outnumbered Mamas.
Micah Wells| Writer
Micah Wells is a born and raised Texan. She’s the wife to her middle school sweetie and mama of two sassy little girls. Her guilty pleasures are fresh baked cookies, sweet tea, and nail polish! She has a heart filled with big dreams and strong desires! Her passion for “momming” and caring for kids grew exponentially after having two of her own babies. She believes being a mom is one of the most powerful roles someone can have, and raising identity planted, strong hearted, grace filled children is so important, now more than ever. Micah is currently in school to become a pediatric nurse and dreams of one day being a labor and delivery nurse. She stays pretty busy but when she does have some free time you’ll probably find her organizing, crafting, or shopping… maybe even watching some of her reality tv shows in peace! Make sure you check out her Instagram for all things daily life and keep an eye out for her blog coming soon! She can’t wait to connect with you!