Local Businesses (run by members!)

In addition to the full-time occupation of motherhood, some of our Mothers Club members also have their own businesses or volunteer groups.  Review our list to see how you can support a local Mom!

Ann Koonce, Realtor
Are you thinking about selling your home in the spring?  Overwhelmed wondering about how to get it done with kiddos running around?  Let’s talk about planning a strategy for marketing, timing and pricing that will result in the least hassle and highest return.  I can help you! www.annkooncehomes.com, [email protected], 919-971-3051.

Arbonne (Beth Ferris)
Are you looking for botanically based, vegan, and gluten free skin care products for you and your family? Arbonne has the products for you. If you are tired of using baby washes and diaper creams on your child that contain chemicals, let me show you Arbonne’s wonderful products. Check out their website, www.arbonne.com (id 13119940) and contact me at [email protected] or 919-929-4466.

B’Cause It Takes A Village,LLC   (Lisa Lowery)
Do you need an extra hand with meals or errands? Do you need a nanny, a housekeeper or tutor? Do you need assistance with your sick child because he/she is unable to attend school or daycare? Allow our personal support partnership to be of service to you! We are a group of “well seasoned ” professionals that provide assistance to individuals and families based upon their specific request. B’cause It Takes A Village,LLC provides a host of services that includes on call care for families that have children with acute illnesses. Please take a look to find out more about who we are and what we do at http://takesavillagenc.com or call 919-813-0737.

Blue Dolphins Aquatics (Special Swim Team Prep Classes !!)

Would you or your child like to improve your swimming skills?  Blue Dolphins Aquatics offers swim lessons from beginners to advanced technique for all ages, including infants and adults.  We also offer a fall-spring swim team for ages 5-18, with multiple practice options!  Our lessons are primarily located at Homestead Aquatic Center (year-round) and Parkwood Swim Club (summer), and our swim team practices take places in Chapel Hill and Durham.  For more information, check out our website, www.bluedolphinsaquatics.com, or contact us at [email protected] or (919) 667-5481.

Childbirth Classes (Kristi Beckert)
Expecting or know someone who is? Learn how to give birth naturally with The Bradley Method ®.  The Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth is a 12-week series that encourages you to trust your body using natural breathing combined with relaxation. A class series is starting March 20th in Chapel Hill.  Find out more at www.bradleybirth.com/kristibeckert.  You can contact me directly at [email protected]  or 919.740.4221.

CommunNia: Nia dance fitness classes and community with Heather Murphy

Nia is a unique whole body wellness practice which combines dance, martial arts and healing arts like yoga. Nia not only tones and strengthens the body, but also provides increased emotional stability and grounding. Heather Murphy has a background in dance and teaching, and found much needed release in Nia from the physical and emotional demands of motherhood after having her first child. Come do something important for yourself, your body, your mind and your emotions through the movement and breathwork of Nia!

Find your CommunNia!

Currently offering classes at:

The Farm, 1 Alice Ingram Circle, Chapel Hill

Briar Chapel Club/Great Meadow Park

Honeysuckle Tea House (seasonal: March-Oct)

Visit the CommunNia Facebook page for current schedules and events!

Triangle Nia (Love your Body!) Meetup

CPR Parent Support Group (Evette Horton)

Do you want to enhance your relationship with your child? The CPR (Child-Parent-Relationship) Parent Support Group is a 10 week class that trains parents to be therapeutic agents with their children. Contact Evette at [email protected] for more information.

Daring Women & Daring Mothers (Kate Gotelli)
Two ( Afternoon and Evening ) 8-week groups based on THE DARING WAY™ method developed by Brené Brown, PhD.  Juggling the various roles as woman, mother, partner, daughter, friend, it is easy to get caught up in comparing ourselves to others as a means of measuring “am I enough?”  Take the next step and Move through what’s holding you back, Experience vulnerability as courage, Create healthier boundaries, Develop greater self-compassion, Truly believe that you are enough, Cultivate true connection with yourself, your family and friends, Identify new choices and practices towards authentic living, Own your story and love yourself, Be brave in your life.  For more information, contact Kate Gotelli, LCSW at (919) 960-1088 or go to http://www.mindfulawakening108.com/the-daring-waytrade.html.

Divine With Wine (Debra Gomes)
If you love wine and gathering with family and friends, you will love experiencing the fun and taste of the wine country at your home or office. Host your own personal wine tasting, and taste delicious artisan wines while learning wine tastings basics and having fun…I look forward to having the opportunity to taste with you. Like wine, host a tasting. Love wine, join my team! Ask me how you can earn artisan wine every month! Cheers! Contact:[email protected]http://www.divinewithwine.com, or call 919-448-8398.

The Errand Fairy (Naomi Blum)

My goal is to ease your burden and free up your free time. To bring a little order, smiles, and fairy dust to your day. Efficient route planning, making the most of right hand turns. Knowing the back roads and shortcuts. Making the pieces fall into place like the perfect tetris board. Anticipating your needs before you know what they are.

Go ahead, outsource it. Simplify. We all get the same 24 hours, how would you like to spend yours?

The Errand Fairy

Whatever You Want Done. Done right.



First Person Photography (Amy Gori)
Candid family portraiture and birth photography using natural light, specializing in black-and-white film.  We provide on-call services especially for birth photography, offering unobtrusive, personal, beautiful documentation of your birth experience. We do film and digital photographs and custom packages for every budget. See our portfolio at www.firstpersonphoto.com, or call 919-942-3183.

Vibrant Memories Photography: (Dilip Barman) I have my photography business. I’d also like to add my Food for Life food and nutrition classes. See attached flier. http://www.dilip.info

Heart Strings Mandarin (Sharon Gan)
Heart Strings Mandarin offers a uniquely crafted curriculum to aid Chinese (Mandarin) learning through music and movement classes for children 6 and under. Classes are theme-based for 6 to 7 weeks allowing for effective learning. We will sing, move, use puppets, and play a variety of musical instruments and musical games. Visual aids and clarification in English are provided. See www.HeartStringsMandarin.com for details, Facebook.com/HeartStringsMandarin for photos, or contact Sharon at [email protected] .

ItWorks! (Maggie Petrin)

“That crazy wrap thing! Yes, I’m sure you’ve heard of it! It’s so EASY! You take it out of the package and put it on any area you would like to tighten, tone, and firm! Take before and after pictures and DRINK WATER! It only takes 45 minutes for the magic to start happening! Besides wraps, we also have various other natural products from facials, to fatfighters, greens, to thermofit. Ask me any questions you’d like and I’m sure I could find something for you! For more information including health facts and ingredients, you can view my site athttp://maggiepetrin.myitworks.com/. In order to contact me, you can fill out a form at the bottom of my page, email me at [email protected], or feel free to reach out to me at 919-265-9250 via phone call or text.”

Jamberry Nails (Leanna Carter)
Gone are the days of nails that chip and flake after only a few days! Gone are the days of the single colored manicure. Gone are the mani/pedis that take all afternoon and most of your cash too! Jamberry nail wraps arm you with style and confidence while demanding very little of your time or money. Join the nail revolution, ladies! Like my Facebook page and we can connect! Leanna Carter-https://www.facebook.com/jammintothetop or go directly to my website to SHOP –Jammintothetop.jamberrynails.net or call me at anytime to discuss HOSTING A PARTY, 919-308-1410.

Legacy Academy Preschool (Wendy Nielsen-Mattucci)
RESOLVE TO INVEST IN YOUR CHILD’S FUTURE! Legacy Academy, 515 E Winmore Ave, Chapel Hill, NC incorporates languages, art, math, science, social studies, and brainpower activities into a fun-filled experience we call “Play with a Purpose”.  Our program nurtures children to fulfill their greatest potential though confidence building experiences that stimulate them to take on ever-greater challenges with eagerness. Our educational toys and materials, playgrounds, gardens and waterpark offer diverse experiences and loads of laughter through joyful, and purposeful expert teacher interactions. Call us today, 919-929-7060. We offer excellence reasonably priced for working families.

Lepage AssociatesSolution-Based Psychological & Psychiatric Services (Tina Lepage)
Lepage Associates Solution-Based Psychological & Psychiatric Services is a group practice that has been helping families in the Triangle for over 12 years. Open weekdays, evenings and Saturdays for the convenience of busy families. Highly experienced experts with diverse specialties, serving all ages, emphasis on children and families. Individual, group and couples therapy/marriage; extensive Testing Center (AD/HD, learning disabilities, Aspergers, giftedness, etc.); forensic/court services; separation and divorce services; business services. Learn more about our services and providers: http://www.lepageassociates.com/. You can schedule an appointment on-line or call to speak with a doctor.

Local Cookie (Elizabeth Pyle)
Looking for a Unique Gift or Potluck Show Stopper? Surprise loved ones with beautifully decorated cookies and mouthwatering baked goods from our local bakery in Carrboro. Local Cookie gift boxes are perfect for any special occasion and include decadent, delicious cookies with unique ingredients. Our cookie party plates will be the talk of your event, whether for a personal or business gathering. Contact Local Cookie for details.

LuLaRoe (Ashley Hanson)

Tired of looking for a parking space at the mall when you need new clothes?! Shop for comfortable, flattering, and affordable LuLaRoe clothing from the comfort of your own home. With a no pressure and no presentations approach, I will come to your house so that you and your friends can shop at your own pace. I offer hostess rewards; free leggings for hosting a party and an additional 1 free item for every 10 items sold at your party. For more information, please contact me at [email protected] or call me at 984-888-9244.

Also check out my Facebook page for giveaways and specials! https://www.facebook.com/groups/lularoeblitz/

Mandy Hitchcock, Attorney-at-Law, Basic Estate Planning: I prepare simple wills, powers of attorney, and other important estate planning documents for married couples with young children and small estates. You’d likely be surprised and dismayed to learn what happens to your property if you die without a will in North Carolina! I work from my home at 1708 N. Greensboro Street, Chapel Hill, NC, and I can consult with you in your home or elsewhere during hours that are most convenient for you—when your kids are napping or after all of our kids have gone to bed. For a flat fee of $1000, I prepare a pair of wills, general powers of attorney, health care powers of attorney, HIPAA authorizations, and authorizations for medical treatment of minor children (for when they are in the care of grandparents, friends, or babysitters, etc.). If you are in need of these important legal services, please consider using a woman-owned, local, small business! Contact me at [email protected].

The Nanny Boutique (Rita Wallace )  A specialty nanny placement service which specializes in finding the right fit for your family’s needs.  We also offer professional in-home babysitting in the evenings and weekends and Consulting Services for potential household employers.  We are a participating member of the International Nanny Association and follow their recommended practices for placing qualified nannies or babysitters in your home, hotel, church nursery, corporate function or special event.  All caregivers are professionally screened and CPR certified.

We are a preferred provider at The Umstead Hotel & Spa and  21c Museum and often send babysitters to the Carolina Inn for ball games, weddings or families visiting wishing to explore!.  We service the Triangle and surrounding areas .We have been placing caregivers in the Triangle since 2003, so leave your childcare needs to the experts.
Call us today for more information 919.571.0330 or to find the perfect childcare provider for your family.

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New Chapel Hill Area Preschool (Wildflower preschool)

Wildflower Preschool is a new year around half-day enrichment program for children 2 ½ to 5 years old. The preschool is located in a beautiful country setting that gives children plenty of room to run and explore nature, access to a garden area and turtle preserve, experiences with backyard chickens and beekeeping, and opportunities to cook and create. Explore the arts and nature with a degreed teacher who has over 25 years of experience working with young children. Class is scheduled to begin in late September and spaces are still available.

Learn more at  www.thewildflowerpreschool.com or Send an email to [email protected]

Parents and Caregivers:

Does your 3-7 year old test your limits?

Are you having trouble finding or paying for services?

Do you want to learn strategies to manage your child’s behavior?

If you answered YES to these questions, you may be eligible to receive FREE help managing your child’s behaviors!  We know that children in this age range can test their parent’s limits and we want to give parents more tools for managing problem behaviors like temper tantrums, whining, and talking back.

By participating in Tantrum Tamers, you will earn up to $300 in compensation and receive FREE guidance and support as you learn new strategies for improving your child’s behavior.  Tantrum Tamers sessions are held at a conveniently-located off-campus clinic with FREE parking and FREE on-site childcare.

If you are interested, please call (919) 843-2351 or email us at [email protected].

The Preston Agency (Kathleen Collins)

The Preston Agency is a premier nanny placement agency that places nannies and babysitters all over the Triangle and beyond! Whether you need a nanny, a babysitter or event childcare, we have what your looking for! Our nannies go through a rigorous prescreening and application process and we only keep those that are highly qualified! Our babysitters are subject to the same prescreening/application process and are often a professional nanny looking to supplement their income. Please feel free to contact us at [email protected]orwww.theprestonagency.com.

Rodan and Fields (Jeremi Clark)

With so many skincare products in the market today, how do you sort through the hype to find real solutions? I’m proud to represent Rodan + Fields Dermatologists in an important venture that can connect you with the products and skincare know-how to truly transform your skin.  As the creators of Proactiv® Solution, Dr. Katie Rodan and Dr. Kathy Fields have empowered millions with the confidence that comes from clear, healthy-looking skin.  Now, I have the pleasure of introducing you to a unique, clinically-based range of skincare products that treat the most pressing skin concerns today. SOOTHE for sensitive skin, rosacea, eczema, facial redness. REDEFINE for wrinkles, fine lines.  UNBLEMISHED for acne and post acne marks.  REVERSE for sun damage and brown spots.    A 5 minute virtual appt with the Dr’s will yield the recommended regimen for your concern. https://jmbclark.myrandf.com/Pages/OurProducts/GetAdvice/SolutionsTool We offer a 60 day satisfaction guarantee on all of our products, tools, and business opportunity.  Message me to learn how to save 10% and get free shipping! Jmbclark.myrandf.com [email protected] or 919-618-8878.

Ryan Riley Wardrobe (Sherisse Marion)
Ryan Riley Wardrobe is all about combining a woman’s love for friendship, fashion & fun. The concept is simple, you gather your closest friends at whatever destination you desire and Ryan Riley Wardrobe will bring the boutique to you. The trunk shows will feature affordable, must-have apparel, handbags, shoes and accessories from some of the best designers in the market. What better way to get some quality time with the people you love. So grab your girls and get ready for a fun, fashionable time! Contact me at [email protected], www.ryanrileywardrobe.com or919-904-0064 to schedule your next shopping party!

Strength & Conditioning Summer Camp

CrossFit Chapel Hill is offering its first ever Strength & Conditioning Summer Camp! This Camp will develop your athletes’ speed, agility, strength and core through functional movement training. Using kettlebells, barbells, gymnastics movements & mobility drills, our expertly trained coaches will optimize your young athletes’ potential across all sports. Our camp is designed for rising 7th to 11th grade, boys and girls, interested in improving their overall athletic ability. Interested? Contact us today!
Camp will be offered Mon-Fri 9am-12pm

Dates are July 13-17 & 27-31.Visit our website to register!


[email protected]


CrossFit Chapel Hill presents its very own kids fitness program, KIDFIT! Our expertly trained coaches will lead your kids through age appropriate functional movements! Kids will run, jump, lift & play. We’ll help your kids improve their coordination, strength and overall ability to engage in sports based activities. Most of all we’ll have fun!

Ages 5-7 & 8-10

Classes are 30 minutes


We are now offering Childcare at CrossFit Chapel Hill & a special class for moms – MOMFIT! This class is held on MWF 9:30-10:30am. We are offering a reduced membership for moms who will be using the childcare during these class times for their workouts. Please contact Carolina Hurant for more information – [email protected].

Shannon Leslie Consulting, web site creation

Do you need a new web site for your business, or is your current web site out of date? Let Shannon Leslie help you. Shannon has been developing software and web sites for more than 20 years here in the triangle area. She can create a web site for you and teach you to make updates to it yourself.
Contact Shannon at sh[email protected].

Spirited Solutions (Dr. Barnsley Brown)

Too much to do? Stuck? Want more time, energy, and money right now? Mother’s Club member Dr. Barnsley Brown can help you:
* Overcome overwhelm and banish bad habits * Create 2 + more hours per day for who and what you enjoy * Get out of debt and enjoy prosperity now * Start a passionate business or land a job you love.
Get your FREE report on overcoming overwhelm at www.spirited-solutions.com (remember the dash)! Call Dr. Barnsley now! 919-967-1164.

Tutoring: ( Amanda Weatherly Castor)

Anyone looking for literacy tutor for their elementary school child this school year?

I am a certified elementary education teacher and a licensed reading specialist. I am currently teaching kindergarten, but I have worked with older students as well. I will graduate with my masters degree in May from NCSU. I have been teaching for four years and tutoring for the last year.

My tutoring services include a detailed evaluation of your child’s literacy needs using research based assessments. In addition, I will continue to monitor your child’s progress and communicate with the classroom teacher. I am looking to begin tutoring in the spring and continue through the summer. My hourly rate is $40-$50 an hour depending upon travel needs.

I look forward to the opportunity to help children reach their fullest potential as a reader! I love to read and I want to share that passion with others. Let me know if you are interested! My contact information is [email protected]

TABLE is looking for volunteers to help on new community teams.
We are the only area non-profit to focus exclusively on emergency food aid for hungry Chapel Hill and Carrboro children. If you want to get involved in an amazing and growing organization, please contact us! Please click here for more information. Thank you! (Angela Mascenik)

Thirty-One Gifts (Nicole Galiger)
Are you looking for a unique, personalized gift? Allow me to help you! As a Thirty-one Gifts consultant I can help you organize an area of your house with our functional products or find that perfect gift!  Our thermal products are great for lunches and picnic time!.  Set up a home party and invite friends over to earn extra hostess exclusives and free items!  Order directly through me or set up your own personal showing.  Contact me at [email protected] or 336-399-54849.  Join my team for $99!  Start a business that is flexible for new moms! For Mom’s club members I will also offer 10% off orders of $35 or more!

University Presbyterian Preschool (Ellen Parker)
University Presbyterian Preschool currently has openings in our Four’s and Transitional Five’s Classes. Please contact Director Ellen Parker for more information 919-929-8658 or [email protected].

Usborne Books and More (Katherine Brekke)
Are you looking for quality, award-winning and non-commercial books for your children?  I would love to help you get the best children’s books on the market!  We have fiction and activity books for infants through teens, an amazing learn to read system, and non-fiction to feed your child’s desire to learn.  Host a get-together with friends, allow me to share a literacy talk with your organization, hold a no-work book fair to earn generous book rewards for your school or preschool, or start a great new career that fits in the hours you want to work!  Contact Katherine at 919-387-9402 or [email protected].