Meet The Team

The Main Line Parent team is a group of dedicated, determined women who blend their years of experience in marketing, journalism, and design with their passion for their families. Since 2011 we have built, grown, and stood back in awe.

We love connecting our community. But we not only create and run the magazines, websites, and events of MLP and our sister brand, Philadelphia Family, but combine our talents to help companies big and small connect with their audience through comprehensive communications campaigns. Using social media, videos, emails, and traditional advertising, we deliver powerful branding that is beautiful, engaging, and perfect for today’€™s busy families.Learn more about our experience and talents, then get in touch so we can put the power of the Main Line Parent team to work for you.

  • Sarah Bond

    Sarah Bond

    Publisher

    Sarah is a community leader, marketing and social media expert, and mom. A true connector, she assembled a a team of team of experts in editorial, photography and design to collaborate in creating a suite of products under the Main Line Parent and Philadelphia Family brands to build community with local families. Her years of experience as a marketing executive showed her the power of networking and how utilizing technology to create approachable media can build a dedicated audience. Her combination of vision and attention to detail have helped launch a series of profitable marketing outlets that are now staples on local businesses’€™ annual budgets. And she can throw together one mean charcuterie spread.

    Tweetup with Sarah Bond @SarahBondFFM

  • Pamela Badolato

    Pamela Badolato

    Associate Publisher

    Pamela is a busy mother of four who uses her background in early childhood education to not only entertain her darling brood, but understand the youngest audience members of Main Line Parent. A people person with passion and perseverance, she works one-on-one with local businesses to understand their marketing and advertising needs and create a venue for their voice to be heard. Her warm smile and welcoming attitude make her a partner many now call friend. And yes, she owns a triple stroller.

    Tweetup with Pamela Badolato @PamelaBadolato

  • Gwyneth K. Shaw

    Gwyneth K. Shaw

    Editor

    Gwyneth is a recovering political reporter who’s been a journalist for more than 20 years.She’s covered a little bit of everything as a writer, editor, and college teacher, and swears she’s got a satirical political novel up her sleeve. A Florida native, she thinks all oceans north of Jacksonville are too cold and prefers July heat to anything involving ice. Despite moving four times before their 10th wedding anniversary, Gwyneth and her husband think they’re in Philly to stay, and they have the museum memberships to prove it. She has two sons and lives in Mount Airy. Look out for her strawberry-rhubarb pie.

    Got a story tip, a question, or just want to chat? Email her at gwyneth@familyfocusmedia.com.

    Tweetup with Gwyneth K. Shaw @gwynethshaw

  • Jes Lyons

    Jes Lyons

    Editorial & Marketing Assistant

    Jes is a high energy writer, dancer, and an unashamed romance novel reader who makes a mean banana nut bread. Her love of absorbing and creating with others lead her to pursue her dreams, leading her to a vibrant liberal arts school and even across the pond to study and write in England. With her passion for written word and love for community, she wishes to share her enthusiasm with readers near and far away. Jes graduated with a BA in English from Wells College in the spring of 2014.