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Kiersten Hathcock

The Underdogs

This post started out as a review of the recent ABC Kids Expo I attended a few weeks ago, but it dawned on me that it could be so much more. Sure, there were some great new furniture pieces on display at the trade show, but in all honesty, I&rsqu...; More

About This Blog

Kiersten Hathcock is founder and CEO of Mod Mom Furniture. Kiersten has a background in marketing, having previously served in the marketing department at A&E and The History Channel. After leaving that role in 2003 to spend more time with her children, she taught herself to build furniture after being unable to find modern-style toy boxes, and Mod Mom Furniture was born. In 2011, she was featured on the ABC show "Shark Tank," which offers entrepreneurs a chance to receive funding deals for their burgeoning businesses. Kiersten also is the founder of The Little Light Project, a nonprofit that offers support to highly sensitive/intuitive children, child sex abuse survivors and grieving parents.

She can be found at www.modmomfurniture.com/ and www.littlelightproject.org/.

Kristin Sprague

What to Expect When Marketing to Those Who Have Been Expecting

Mothers are a very in-demand marketing audience, and the good news is they are not hard to reach. They are easily accessible, and they are always buying. And it is probably not a surprise to know that moms as a group are driving social media trend... More

About This Blog

Kristin Sprague is the Digital Publisher at Progressive Business Media. Her role is to be forward thinking in the digital progression of their clients as well as their publications (Furniture Today, Casual Living, Gifts and Decorative Accessories, Kids Today, Home Accents Today, Home & Textiles Today). An early adaptor to digital marketing, Sprague is committed to educate and inspire by sharing simplified and successful practices on current and emerging trends across the entire digital marketing landscape through this blog. Kristin encourages you to reach out with any digital curiosities or topics you would like to hear about.
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Fall Renewal

While most people see spring as the time of year for change and renewal, I’ve always felt that fall was the season of starting over and—pun intended—turning a new leaf. Maybe it’s because I was born in the fall, but I see ... More

About This Blog

Notes from the Editor is an occasional commentary on news, people, products and trends in the infant and youth furniture and accessories industry.