(Ardmore, PA) Sarah is a community leader, marketing and social media expert, and mom. As the publisher of Main Line Parent, she directs the online, print, social media, and event operations. She consults with local businesses and national brands to help them reach Main Line and Philadelphia Western Suburban families through Main Line Parent‘s multimedia platform. (Read more at SarahBondMedia.com.)
Her enthusiasm for this community, website, and magazine has attracted a talented group of smart, clever women and men to work beside her to grow. When she’s not “plugged in,” Sarah enjoys photographing her busy toddler, cuddling her fuzzy golden retriever, and biking along the shores of LBI in the summer.
(Flourtown, PA) Melissa is a writer and editor who has been covering the area for the last 10 years for newspapers, magazines, and websites. A graduate of Syracuse University, her work has appeared in Where, Philadelphia Style and Main Line Today, and she currently contributes to AOL and DrinkPhilly. With a focus on tourism, food, and health and well-being, Melissa loves exploring the Main Line and beyond and helping others discover even more ways to enjoy all it has to offer. She also works with local agencies as a copywriter and social media adviser. When not typing away or going to town with her red pen, Melissa is busy entertaining her toddler son and newborn baby girl, chasing her spoiled doxie around the backyard, or experimenting with recipes with her husband.
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(Berwyn, PA) Pamela Badolato lives in Berwyn with her husband, 4 year old son, 2 year old twins, and newborn baby. Despite having four children aged four and under, she loves spontaneous adventures and having new experiences with them. She often notes that when out and about with her children, people don’t know whether to help her or shake their heads at her for leaving the house! When she is not changing a diaper or cleaning a sticky mess, she loves to meet other moms and their children. Pamela is driven by her desire to make connections between the fabulous parents she meets and the vast resources of Philadelphia and the surrounding suburbs.
As the Associate Publisher of Main Line Parent and Philadelphia Magazines, Pamela works towards building community not only through the printed pages of these beautiful books, but through signature events and an active Facebook Main Line Parent Community Group. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, and spent many years working in childcare.
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(Havertown, PA) Carrie is a freelance lifestyle portrait and event photographer and owner of Carrie Hill Photography. Carrie creates beautiful, modern, artistic images of newborns, children, families, and special events using natural light, a touch of whimsy, and an ample dose of care. A custom photography session with Carrie allows her to capture and preserve those fleeting moments of your child at their best — dancing, jumping, snuggling, and discovering their world. Her images are bright and cheery, joyful, and heartfelt. Carrie Hill Photography offers a full range of portrait collections, featuring beautiful handcrafted archival albums, and wall art. When she doesn’t have her camera in hand, Carrie enjoys chasing after her two children, Alexander and Charlotte, testing out new recipes in her kitchen, and indulging her love of music. She makes her home with her husband, Gordon, in Havertown.
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Veronica Utz, Magazine Design Director
(Philadelphia, PA) Veronica (Ronni) Utz is a graphic designer with more than 17 years of design experience in-house and at the helm of her business, Veronica Utz Graphic Design Veronica has a knack for helping businesses create a visual identity that encompasses not only their services but their style. With a discussion and her design software, she is able to bring ideas to reality.
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(Philadelphia, PA) Meredith is a freelance graphic designer with a BFA in Graphic Design from Moore College of Art & Design. Don’t let the girlish looks fool you – Meredith has been in the design industry for 10 years and has established herself as a very imaginative, expressive and innovative graphic artist. Recently, she has joined forces with the very talented Brittany Ostrov to form Cloudfish Studios, a full-service photo and design studio. Being part of Cloudfish Studios gives Meredith an outlet to showcase her unique design strengths as she strives to create the best possible material for her clients. It has also given her the chance to expand her creative skills, and she has now added event and photo styling to her list of services. Now, as a part of the Main Line Parent team, she looks forward to expanding her skills again and being able to share her talents with you!
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The Whole Enchilada PR, Public Relations
(Radnor, PA) Two of our biggest fans, local PR specialists Kim Genkin and Dawn Elyse Warden,are long-time Main Line Parent supporters. Whether promoting our numerous community events, or shouting out about all the great stuff we do online or in print, this full-service public relations, communications, and social media marketing team cheers us on and helps get us noticed. No matter what you’re looking to promote, or where, this dynamic duo does it all — with a kick.
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(Philadelphia, PA) Brittany is a freelance portrait and lifestyle photographer with a BFA in Photography from the University of the Arts. Becoming a feature photographer for Main Line Parent seemed like a perfect fit due to her flair for photographing children and families. Coming from a family of five girls with large age gaps, Brittany has always had opportunities for photographing people. Her inspiration grew alongside her 14-year-old sister, having photographed her since she was a baby. Brittany shoots from a photojournalist perspective with a modern and fresh twist. Brittany Ostrov Photography has recently joined forces with CloudFish Designs and created CloudFish Studios, a full-service photography and design studio based out of Philadelphia. Now that Brittany’s love for photography and design has joined, she is beyond excited to share it with you!
Katie Bradford Osborne, Contributing Photographer
(Philadelphia, PA) Katie Bradford Osborne is a fine art portrait photographer living in Philadelphia. After graduating with a BSBA from the University of Florida, Katie spent exactly one year in the business field before going back to school at the Art Institute of Philadelphia to pursue her passion. Starting out in fashion photography, Katie’s passion quickly turned to showcasing the beauty in ALL women, regardless of age or size. She started her “Portrait of a Woman” portrait program and has been taking on women’s insecurities from behind her camera, one beautiful lady at a time, ever since. In addition, Katie enjoys photographing children — particularly her own zany little bug, Ana Gray — and couples.
Silvina Benedetto, Contributing Photographer
(West Chester, PA) Silvina Benedetto of Silvina B. Photography is a natural light portrait photographer that specializes in maternity, newborn, baby, child, and family photography. Silvina loves nothing better than to capture her clients doing what they do best — being themselves — and she strives to find art and beauty in every little gesture. Silvina is mom to 5-year-old twin boys and a 3-year-old little girl, and lives with her family in West Chester.
The Main Line Parent Team
5:30 PM Vertex Fitness PUMPED @ Vertex Fitness Personal Training Studio
Vertex Fitness PUMPED @ Vertex Fitness Personal Training Studio
May 22 @ 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Share: The primary goal of Vertex Fitness PUMPED is to provide support to area non-profits through a community-wide outreach effort made up of Vertex staff, [...]
7:00 PM Picky Eaters Cooking Class for Parents @ O'Boy! Organic - The Walden School
Picky Eaters Cooking Class for P… @ O'Boy! Organic - The Walden School
May 22 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Share: Our Picky Eaters Cooking Class held at The Walden School is designed to continue to encourage your toddler/preschooler to eat healthy even if you [...]
9:30 AM Memorial Day Weekend @ National Constitution Center
Memorial Day Weekend @ National Constitution Center
May 25 @ 9:30 AM – May 27 @ 5:00 PM
Share: Originally known as Decoration Day, an occasion to honor soldiers who gave their lives during the American Civil War, the Memorial Day civic holiday [...]
10:00 AM Belmont Hills Library Community Festival @ Belmont Hills Library
Belmont Hills Library Community … @ Belmont Hills Library
Jun 1 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Share: Bring your family and friends and join us! Over 30 vendors and local businesses (so far!) will exhibit their artwork, jewelry, crafts, and other [...]
10:00 AM Summer Fun – Kids Cooking Class @ O'Boy! Organic - The Walden School
Summer Fun – Kids Cooking Class @ O'Boy! Organic - The Walden School
Jun 1 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Share: During a O’Boy! Organic Kids Cooking Class Children and adults work together to prepare delicious and nutritious international recipes. Each exciting recipe introduces new [...]
10:00 AM Baby’s First Foods: How and When to Introduce @ Belly Pilates & Maternal Wellness Studio
Baby’s First Foods: How and When… @ Belly Pilates & Maternal Wellness Studio
Jun 6 @ 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Share: Have a baby nearing 6 months of age? We’ll discuss the newest recommendations re: introducing solids and food allergies as well as the pros [...]