Meet the Team is a vibrant online community designed to empower, support, and connect moms around the globe. At our core, we provide valuable insights, practical advice, and a touch of humor to help navigate the rewarding yet challenging journey of motherhood. Whether you're a new mom seeking guidance on baby essentials, a seasoned parent looking for educational resources, or someone in between exploring lifestyle and wellness tips, has something for everyone.

Our content is crafted by a dedicated team of writers and experts who are passionate about offering relatable and well-researched articles, making us a trusted friend in the world of parenting. We cover a broad spectrum of topics, including health and fitness, parenting tips, DIY crafts, beauty, and fashion, all tailored to enhance the lives of today's busy moms. isn't just a website; it's a community where moms can find support, inspiration, and a little bit of fun to lighten their daily load. We celebrate the diversity of motherhood and strive to foster an inclusive environment where all moms feel welcome and valued. Join us at, where every mom deserves a moment.

Elena Ollick

Founder & Managing Editor

Elena is a multi-passionate entrepreneur living in Florida. Her interests include traveling, photography, volleyball, self-improvement, holistic lifestyle, human design, as well as traveling the world with her adventurous daughter.
Elena started Daily Mom and its sister sites with a vision to provide quality informative content, void of gossip or negativity, that would be of help to modern women.
Daily Mom's other mission is to give women of all backgrounds, experiences and ages a creative outlet, publishing/photography skills and experience through our free guidance and training provided to all team contributors.


Editor in Chief

Kristin is a Montessori Mama who spends her days working as a lawyer with at-risk youth and her nights chasing her 4 boys on their latest adventure. She spends a significant amount of time in the kitchen creating healthy, organic, and delicious meals for her family, reading books with her boys, and at the soccer fields. Aspiring to make a difference in lives of others one child at a time, Kristin is passionate about social justice, early literacy, and early childhood education. While she loves scarves and boots, Kristin lives at the world's most famous beach with her husband, kids, extended family, and enough pets to make up a zoo.


Senior Editor

Ashley lives in North Carolina with her husband, two kids and Kitty Paw. She’s a work-from-home mom with a natural light photography business and a passion for sharing everything she knows. Since leaving the corporate world, she now spends her time trying to get through elementary school with her daughter, chasing her firefighter loving little boy, writing and finding ways to enjoy life. Visit her website


Marketing Manager & Co-Owner

Joe grew up in Minnesota, so he enjoys any kind of outdoor adventures, but also knows his way around a video game console. He grew up playing many sports as well as fishing with his family. He usually can be found traveling around the world somewhere, writing, taking photos, shooting videos, working out and exploring. He’s been traveling around the world since he was 3 months old and hasn’t stopped since. He also loves to cook and very much loves to eat. He enjoys being quizzed on movie trivia and cannot help but quotes TV/movies in his daily life.


Senior Editor

Sasha is a boy mom, businesswoman, and beach girl. With a passion for PR and marketing, she represents several popular food brands that are taking the restaurant industry by storm. Sasha lives in Daytona Beach and loves live music, running, and reality tv.


Advertising Manager, Sr. Editor & New Writer Manager

She's a country girl at heart with her hubby and 11 kids in central Virginia. She raises a small homestead of chickens & ducks with her family. If she's not hatching eggs, waiting for those adorable chicks to emerge, she's sweating her sass off teaching Zumba Fitness classes. You can catch up with her and all her wild, yet introverted shenanigans over on IG The Skinny Mommy.

Rachel Powell

Writer, FB Manager

Rachel is a born-and-raised Floridian wife and working Mama to a little girl and a baby boy. Working full time as a director of worship at a Church allows her to express her creativity while raising her children in Faith. In her free time, she enjoys wine & cooking with her band-director husband, making music with her family, and being on outdoor adventures with her entire clan- including the two dogs and the cat.

Michelle Frick


Michelle lives in North Carolina with her husband and their two boys. Somehow she also shares her home with 3 dogs, a tree frog, and a chameleon. When she's not chasing after an animal, she's probably hearing everything there is to know about the latest video game. Besides her love of writing, she enjoys running, practicing yoga, and cheering on the Boston Red Sox.

Katie C

Book Editor

A Kansas City native, Katie is a mom of three. She left the corporate world five years ago after supporting her husband through medical school, residency, and fellowship. Katie now enjoys being at home, working part time on digital marketing, and volunteering at her children’s school and her family’s Parish. She loves to work out, try new restaurants, read, and binge watch TV shows. All the TV shows.

Parveen Duggal


Parveen is a former healthcare professional who lives in Canada on Lake Huron with her husband and three gorgeous daughters. She loves fashion, jewelry, sunglasses, scrapbooking, cooking, enjoys whipping around town in her Tesla, and watching movies with her handsome husband. She is religious and loves to raise money for charities around the world. Parveen loves traveling especially going to Disney World with her entire family.

Michelle knapp

Editor, Trainer

Michelle is a Florida girl who loves the ocean, sunshine and nature. She enjoys traveling, cooking and boating with her husband and kids. Michelle works in the corporate world as a marketer, likes reading, writing, and photography, and is a writer, editor and trainer at Daily Mom. She de-stresses with Pilates, essential oils, a good book or a smooth Cab. Her happy places are the beach, any live music event, watching her daughter on the volleyball court or her son at karate, and UCF sporting events. (Go Knights!)

Sabra Ritter


Sabra is a former full-time marketing and event planning guru, turned stay-at-home mom and blogger. Mom of two young girls, who are always keeping her on her toes and teaching her something new. You can check out what she is up to since leaving the corporate world on her Beautiful Chaos blog where she shares her real motherhood journey, recipes, and kid fun. On the weekends you can find her at Southern California beaches or hiking with her family.

Lacey Peek


Lacey is a born and raised Floridian and is outside as often as she can be, but she also enjoys a good book paired with delicious snacks. She grew up outside and loves to garden, explore new trails, travel, and slip in and out of tide pools on long beach walks. She adores Danish mid-century furniture, her three cats, houseplants, a clean home, and fresh homegrown food. A former high school teacher turned freelance writer for resumes, blogs, and editing/proofreading services, you can find her work on her site, The Written Way.

Jacie Farris


Jacie prides herself on being a wife, twin mom, church-goer, friend, daughter, and sister. Professionally, she is a photographer, artist, and writer. After several years working full-time in public relations, she decided to ramp up her own business and start offering freelance communications services as well! You can find her work at Jacie Creatives. Jacie also loves books, chocolate ice cream, Taylor Swift, board games, '90s sitcoms, Harry Potter, and travel. She finds magic in spending time with her family and finding opportunities to create and enjoy beauty.

Lauren Austin


She's a full-time Financial Coach, professional designer, and part-time home DIYer. As a business owner of Financial Fundaments, and an awesome mom to 3 young kids, she has a full plate but loves every minute of it. Lauren became a Daily Mom to satisfy her need for writing while helping other moms take control of their financial health.

Rachel VanSumeren


Rachel is a native Michigander living in sunny New Smyrna Beach, Florida. She loves being around the water- whether it's at the beach, on a boat, or by a pool. She loves spending quality time with her husband, daughter, and French Bulldog such as exploring new places together or cuddling up to watch a movie. When she has free time from her busy lifestyle, Rachel enjoys shopping, cooking, decorating her home, and traveling to new places.

Mary Follin


Mary lives with her husband near the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia. She is the developer of Teach Your Child to Read™ , an online phonics program for children ages 3-6. She is also the author of a middle-grade novel (Ethyr) and writes a parenting advice column in Fredericksburg Parent & Family. Titled ‘ASK MOM,’ the column offers parenting advice from the rearview mirror, since both of her boys are now grown. She cares deeply about the wellbeing of children and loves writing for Daily Mom with a focus on children’s literacy and all-things reading for kids.



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