Tag archives: motherhood

Baby Boom at ELMO
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 4, 2021

El Montecito Early School Director Suzy Dobreski reports that six families at the beloved preschool are currently expecting babies! She sent over this photo of the expectant mothers, with prayer shawls that were knitted by members of El Montecito Presbyterian Church.  Closed for almost two months around the holidays, the small preschool reopened in late […]

The Whine Club
By Deann Zampelli   |   February 25, 2021

I was going to be the “Cool Mom.” The “Let’s Play Hooky and Eat Ice Cream For Dinner Mom.” Or at least that was the plan. The cruel reality came crashing down during the COVID pandemic when, against my will, I blurted out to my children the words feared by parents and kids alike: “Because […]

New Arrivals
By Leslie Westbrook   |   December 17, 2020

Congratulations to Senator Monique Limón,who was sworn in as our new state senator in Sacramento on December 7 and is also a new mom to baby Gianna. 

Montecito Moms: Tiffany Jaeger
By Dalina Michaels   |   August 22, 2019

You could call Tiffany Jaeger the baby whisperer. After nine years as a mother, and seven in business, Jaeger is using her background as a well-disciplined personal trainer and her insight as a mother of three, to help new moms with the one thing they don’t get enough off: zzz’s. Jaeger first came to Montecito […]

Direct Relief Women
By Lynda Millner   |   June 6, 2019

Direct Relief Women held a Mother’s Day celebration in the new mammoth facility. Direct Relief Women has enabled over 60,000 safe births since its inception. Every $25 makes one safe delivery possible. Shockingly there are 303,000 women who die each year from preventable complications occurring during pregnancy and childbirth – 830 per day. We know […]