Our Team 

Jessica O'Donnell

Founder

Jessica is a mom to three amazing and crazy children, writer, and self confessed news junkie  ( when the news is of quality or has to do with the weather).  With over 10 years experience in the publishing industry, she created this website as an outlet for women. Her passion is helping women of all ages find a sense of belonging and community through written word. When she’s not at work or shuttling her children around, you can find her spending time on her passion project (this website) or with her camera in hand outdoors.

Contact her anytime at herkindco@gmail.com

Our Amazing Contributing Writers

Pia Wood

Pia Wood resides in Brooklyn, New York. She is an attorney. Pia is the proud mother of two adult daughters and the proud grandmother of two grandchildren. Pia describes herself as Gullah-Abenaki to pay tribute to her mother’s southern cultural roots and her father’s native American roots.

Jamie Day

Jamie is an evidential psychic medium working internationally based out of North Shore Massachusetts. Her passion is helping people connect with the unconditional source of support in the universe for validation, love, and healing. To learn more about Jamie and her offerings visit www.mediumjamieday.com

Katie Greulich

Katie Greulich is a writer based in Ramsey, New Jersey. She earned her MA in English/writing from William Paterson University in 2012. She has over a decade experience teaching writing to both high school and college students. Her work has appeared in Mothers Always Write, Mamalode, and The Good Mother Project, and forthcoming in The Manifest Station.

Jacey Rogel

Jacey is a wife to her husband of eight years and together, they have three children. She finds solace in words and between the pages of a good book. Her writing has been featured on Coffee + Crumbs among others. You can find her on Instagram or jaceywrites.com.

Elizabeth Drucker

Elizabeth Drucker is a writer in Chicago. She has a BA in Sociology and a master's degree in Education. 

Laura Bernstein-Machlay

Laura Bernstein-Machlay's work has appeared in many magazines including The American Scholar, Hotel Amerika, World Literature Today and others. Her full-length collection of creative nonfiction essays, Travelers (2018), was named a finalist in Foreword Review's INDIE book award. She's been nominated for Pushcart Prizes in both the essay and poetry categories. Find her at https://www.laurabernsteinmachlayauthor.com/ and

https://www.facebook.com/Laura-Bernstein-Machlay-830773183

Jamie Niebergall

Jamie Niebergall lives in Oak Park, California with her husband, two rambunctious boys and menagerie of pets. She is an emerging writer and explores topics on mental health and motherhood. When she’s not writing, she is an avid reader.

Jenessa MacKenzie

Jenessa is a brand coach and personal brand photographer, and host of the Elevate Podcast specializing in supporting up and coming entrepreneurs who are ready to end their battle with self-sabotage, regain their kick ass confidence and create the business and life of their dreams. Committed to helping others build their dreams from the inside out, Jenessa's mission is to show people how to become who they were created to be, so that they can share their talents with the world and make a difference. She is based just outside Boston Massachusetts in southern New Hampshire and travels all over the world to service coaching and photography clients.

Abigail Lalonde

An MFA graduate of Rosemont College, Abigail Lalonde is the Social Media Editor at Literary Mama. Her work has been featured in Sanitarium Magazine, Pretty Owl Poetry, Crack the Spine, Memoir Mixtapes, andYellow Chair Review. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband, daughter, and three cats. Her spirit animal is a combination of a goth teenager and Holly Golightly (from the book, not the movie. Don’t be silly).

Katie Simons McCarty

Katie Simons McCarty grew up in North Andover, MA and attended the College of the Holy Cross. She lived in Boston and New York City for 15 years, working as an educator and then, in educational publishing, before moving out west to Denver, Colorado for a change of pace and energy. She met Chris and started a family in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Tim was born in 2015 and PJ (Patrick John) was born in 2018. Life brought Katie and the boys to Massachusetts in 2019 and they are happy to be back home near family.

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