follow us

Kids Today Blogs

Kiersten Hathcock

The Law of Giving and Receiving

When I started Mod Mom eight years ago, I wasn’t thinking about creating a business model that incorporates giving back on a daily operational basis. In hindsight, I should have been. I’d always admired Tom’s Shoes brilliant way... 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 and

Image of Jennifer Bringle

The Tipping Point

In August, I got the chance to join a host of industry players at the American Home Furnishings Alliance’s Furniture Safety Symposium in High Point. The session offered a wealth of information and the rare opportunity to hear directly from ... 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.