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Michelle Lloyd is a freelance writer and contributor to MomsCharlotte.com.

  • Need another woman in your life?

    If you sometimes wish you had a clone to get everything done each day, look no further than Metros Other Woman, Sarah Benken's new personal assistant firm designed to help busy individuals get it all done with ease!

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  • Dusting off the paintbrush

    Being an artist can take many forms - from corporate to studio to gallery - and Charlotte mom Shannon Newlin has tried them all. This illustrator and artist has worked in product development and is featured in UPPERCASE Magazine for her surface pattern design. Now she's opened her own company and is selling her artwork directly to consumers.

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  • Gingersnap: for a happy & healthy baby

    Meet the mother-daughter team who are bringing eco-friendly parenting to a whole new level with their shop, Gingersnap Baby. Their goal is to help parents find safe, healthful and functional baby products, and they've got the knowledge and gear to do just that!

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  • Loving the business of berries

    Ever thought of taking the kids berry-picking? Cathy Linn-Thorstenson went one step further and has taught her kids to grow them as well! Now farming is a family business for this local mom, who runs Wise Acres - the perfect spot to enjoy with your entire family while picking fresh berries.

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  • Fine-tuning skills with Fundanoodle!

    While working at Carolina Pad, Charlotte mom April Whitlock had the opportunity to manage, then purchase the Fundanoodle brand, and has been helping to develop motor skills through fun activities in young children ever since.

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  • Need a wardrobe makeover?

    Nothing makes you feel better than walking out of your closet looking put together, and Meredith Tye is ready to help restyle and refresh your wardrobe so you can do just that. Her unique consulting services include organizing and cleaning out clothing closets, compiling outfits, and even shopping. Fashion mom to the rescue!

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  • Improving education, feeding kids

    Meet Rebecca Wofford, a Charlotte mom with a unique approach to a global issue. Through her organization, The Lunch Project, American students are educated on and raise money for a local and sustainable food program that feeds students in Tanzania. For just 9 cents, children are able to receive a meal and improve their education.

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  • Supporting research and a friend

    When Amy Strasser's close friend was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, she knew she had to do something big to help, and created the PStrong Fund to raise money to research treatments for rare and unusual cancers. She began by working to help her friend, yet her impact will affect the lives of many more.

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  • Helping teens get fit & healthy

    Working with teens has always been Kalina Martinez' passion and now this mompreneur is using her talents and gifts to help adolescents in Charlotte live healthier lives with her Lean Teen weight loss program.

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  • Mittenhugs mom is back with Screen Door Magnets

    Re-meet one of our favorite mompreneurs, Robbin Nolan, who shared her mitten-saving invention, Mittenhugs, with us last year. Nolan now has another great product to keep people and pets from walking into screens. What will she think of next?!

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