• ENGAGE:MOMS
    Back-To-School Mom Myths: Marketing Missteps Leading Up To The Real 'New Year'
    As a working mom, I am starting to feel the heat of a waning summer season. How am I supposed to relax when I am juggling work, parenting a kid with too much free time and starting to prep for the new school year?
  • ENGAGE:MOMS
    When And Why Moms Click 'Buy': Recommendations, Reviews & Incentives
    When was the last time you watched a TV commercial and thought, "Wow, I do need to buy that vacuum!"? Or how about the time you clicked a digital banner ad featuring the shoes you just admired? Guess what? it's not the way mom shops, either.
  • ENGAGE:MOMS
    The Story Behind The Numbers On Moms And Millennials
    Recently, The New York Times turned its attention to women without children and marketing to this group. If you missed the article on July 10, you can read it here. I was fortunate enough to be a part of Alina Tugend's article that referenced the lucrative mom market. Tugend worked on this piece for over a month and gathered extensive data on women, both childless and with children. It reminded me of how often we read statistics, census data and research and react to the numbers without knowing the story behind them.
  • ENGAGE:MOMS
    Treat Each Millennial Mom As The Individual That She Is
    To brands, the Millennial Mom is a highly coveted sub-species within the ever-desirable Millennial market. For those newbies, she is anyone born between 1978 and 1994 with a child. She's such an exciting prospect for brands as she represents 90% of all current moms of children. Her spending power is estimated to be $1 trillion over the course of her child's life (0-17), according to a recent Goldman Sachs study. Who wouldn't want to try and get a piece of her spending?
  • ENGAGE:MOMS
    Give Moms A Guilt-free Trip
    Shopping for family vacations takes on a new level of effort when you're in the market for travel arrangements and sleeping accommodations for six. Can the rental car fit four car seats along with all our luggage? Did I remember to pack must-have blankies and binkies? Are we ready for inevitable delays and temper tantrums? I'm exhausted just thinking about it.