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Shanon Tate

A conversation with Shanon Tate, boy mom and modern dance instructor at The Ballet Conservatory.

Heather Reynolds

Learn how Heather Reynolds, president and CEO of Catholic Charities of Fort Worth, changes the world while raising her family.

Katie Anderson

More than a decade ago, Pinterest and Instagram didn’t exist and the blogosphere was just gaining steam. Katie Anderson, 33,…

Mom Next Door: Natalie Jenkins Sorrell

There are high achievers … and then there’s Natalie Jenkins Sorrell. The Spelman College alumna was on track to become an attorney when Wall Street came calling and she discovered a love for the “analytically rigorous” world of finance. “I thought if I worked on Wall Street, I could probably do anything,” she says. “I thought it’d help pave the way for my career.”

Natalie Drew

Drew has been pivotal in ReadyRosie’s evolution from struggling startup to expansive video archive.

Brooke Grall

Brooke says she’s a better mom to Zoe, 6, and Lincoln, 2, because she takes time to feed her soul, has a career she loves and makes date nights with her husband, Jay, a priority.

Melody Pierce

Pierce left a counseling position to be a stay-at-home mom to Jude, 9, and Helena, 7. Around June’s second birthday, the seed for a career she never predicted was planted: professional cake decorating.

Sarah Penrod

Dallas-Fort Worth native Sarah Penrod’s cooking prowess has landed her in the kitchens of politicians and professional athletes, and on the television screens of millions of Americans.