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  • Team M+A On Mastering the Art of WFH

    Team M+A On Mastering the Art of WFH
    As the new realities of social distancing and working from home set in, we’re spending more time in our homes than ever before. Luckily our team at Monica + Andy HQ has weighed in on their top tips and tricks for making working from home work for you -- from dealing with distractions to curating a functional schedule for yourself. Stay tuned for a part II where our team weighs in on their tips + tricks to juggling WFH and little ones. Hang in there mama, we’re in this together!...

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  • Immunity Boosters & The Healthiest Foods To Have in Your Home Now

    Immunity Boosters & The Healthiest Foods To Have in Your Home Now
    While it can be easy and comforting to grab for the chips when you're social distancing, it's important to focus on the items that will help you maintain a healthy immune system. Integrative Nutritionist and Celebrity Health Coach, Karina Heinrich weighs in on her top pantry picks and favorite super foods to stay healthy while at home. “There’s not a lot we can control right now but we can control what we are putting in our mouths, our thoughts and the energies we are giving off. The most important thing...

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  • Dr. Payal Adhikari On Delivery Rooms, Takeout Food & More Coronavirus Concerns

    Dr. Payal Adhikari On Delivery Rooms, Takeout Food & More Coronavirus Concerns
    Chicago-based pediatrician and mom Dr. Payal Adhikari (@mommypmd) addresses more of your coronavirus (COVID-19) questions and concerns. Below she addresses questions on multiple topics, from pregnancy and deliveries to ordering takeout.As things continue to evolve daily, Dr. Payal’s favorite websites for accurate information are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Read on to discover her helpful tips and be sure to tune into Monica + Andy’s Instagram live story every Monday and Thursday at 12on...

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  • 82 Amanda Zuckerman - Cofounder of Dormify on Keeping It In The Family

    82 Amanda Zuckerman - Cofounder of Dormify on Keeping It In The Family
    Our guest today on The Mentor Files is Amanda Zuckerman, cofounder of Dormify. When Amanda and her mother Karen Zuckerman were shopping for Amanda's freshman dorm room they had trouble finding dorm decor as stylish and sophisticated as Amanda desired, a problem her peers were running into as well. After spending a lot of time, going from store to store, Amanda and Karen realized there wasn't a one-stop destination for dorm room shopping. From here, the mother-daughter duo created a vision for Dormify, which has since developed into the reputable...

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  • Dr. Payal Adhikari On Family Visits, Prenatal Appointments & More Coronavirus Concerns

    Dr. Payal Adhikari On Family Visits, Prenatal Appointments & More Coronavirus Concerns
    Chicago-based pediatrician and mom Dr. Payal Adhikari addresses more of your coronavirus (COVID-19) questions and concerns. One of her biggest pieces of advice is keeping in mind how important it is to sacrifice things like family visits and unnecessary socializing now to benefit everyone in the long run. As things continue to evolve daily, Dr. Payal’s favorite websites for accurate information are the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). Read on to discover her helpful tips...

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  • Our Pediatrician Answers Your Top COVID-19 Questions

    Our Pediatrician Answers Your Top COVID-19 Questions
    Chicago-based pediatrician and mom Dr. Payal Adhikari weighs in on all things coronavirus, from entertaining kiddos at home to knowing when to visit your doctor. Read on to discover her helpful tips and be sure to tune into Monica + Andy’s Instagram live story every Monday and Thursday at 12on CST as Dr. Payal Adhikari will be back to answer your questions live and share her perspective on COVID-19 updates. *Recorded via IGTV on March 19, 2020. Please note facts and recommendations are evolving daily. Background on Coronvirus (COVID-19) It’s...

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  • M+A Virtual Baby Showers

    M+A Virtual Baby Showers
    Is social distancing raining on your baby shower? Hello, virtual baby shower. From thoughtfully designed digital invites to care packages of decor and interactive virtual games, we’ve created a step-by-step guide to throwing a special celebration that’s all about the expecting mom—and totally compatible with Google Hangouts, zoom or Skype. Want our help planning your shower? Email Storks@monicaandandy.com and let us get you started.Step 1: The Invite and 'Venue'We love sites like Minted and Paperless Post for designing custom invitations. Simply create a video conference on Zoom or Google Hangouts...

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  • 81 Alexa Von Tobel - Managing Partner of Inspired Capital on Keeping a Good Work Life Balance

    81 Alexa Von Tobel - Managing Partner of Inspired Capital on Keeping a Good Work Life Balance
    Alexa Von Tobel is a New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, venture capitalist and mom.Alexa founded LearnVest in 2008 with the goal of helping people make progress on their money. Just seven years later, the company was acquired by Northwestern Mutual for $375 Million, one of the biggest Fintech acquisitions of the decade.Following the acquisition, Alexa joined Northwestern as the company's first ever Chief Digital Officer and eventually assumed the role of Chief Innovation Officer where she oversaw Northwestern Mutual's venture arm.Alexa isn't slowing down any time soon. Just last...

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  • 80 Lauren Bush Lauren - Founder of FEED on Developing Great Partnerships

    80 Lauren Bush Lauren - Founder of FEED on Developing Great Partnerships
    In 2004, Lauren Bush Lauren had the opportunity to travel around the world as an honorary student spokesperson for the UN World Food Programme, and learned firsthand about the issues of hunger and poverty. Inspired by what she saw during these travels, Lauren launched FEED Projects in 2007, with the mission to create good products that help FEED the world. FEED does this through the sale of FEED bags, accessories, and apparel by building a set donation into the cost of each product. The impact of each product, signified by...

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  • 79 Sarah Jones Simmer - Chief Operating Officer at Bumble on Predicting The Future

    79 Sarah Jones Simmer - Chief Operating Officer at Bumble on Predicting The Future
    Today on The Mentor Files, we have Sarah Jones Simmer, Chief Operating Officer of Bumble talking with us about her work with the incredibly popular dating app.Sarah is the COO of Bumble, the female-first social networking app bringing kindness and respect back into introductions and promoting equality in relationships, with 65mm+ users around the world. In that role, she oversees core strategy, international growth, marketing initiatives, and business operations, and facilitates the expansion of Bumble’s rapidly growing team, headquartered in Austin, TX, with offices around the world.Sarah has spent her...

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