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About Us And Our Team of Authors – Welcome and Thank You for Visiting

We operate Thinking Outside The Sandbox: Family with the desire to provide Parenting resources to modern busy families. Consequently, our blog is Family centered with focus on Parenting, Kids, Food (lots of food), DIY & Crafts. We are contributors to the WAHM movement (Work At Home Moms) Our readers are looking for business resources for themselves (busy, modern parents) and their families.  If you are a candidate for this challenge or are already on this journey please dig deep into our 1,000 + article blog.

We are the owners of TOTS Network which include Thinking Outside The Sandbox and Thinking Outside The Sandbox: Family. Learn more about us and our team of Authors.

About Us And Our Team of Authors

 

My name is Susan Wetmore

I am owner of TOTS Business with my Husband Steve. My career was as a Medical Laboratory Technologist working in the Hematology Lab for Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto. I am a Mother of two and active Aunt to six kids ranging in age from 3 to 24 years. Friends describe me as a seasoned enthusiastic Mom and Blogger that is highly active in school activities and crafting. Honored to be an award-winning volunteer at Second Harvest Food Bank. I really love to Cook and Bake and share my gift with Family and Friends.

My Husband Steve stays very busy with the kids activities and is an active musician and passionate listener. Steve takes care of the technical and business end of our blogging adventure.

mapContributors:

Our talented team of contributors are the heart and soul of TOTS. Without them, we would not have all of the amazing content we are able to provide you. Located all over the US and Canada, we bring different perspectives on Business, Technology, and Parenting (to name a few). Most importantly, we all agree on one thing: blogging is our life.

We are a PR Friendly blog and would love to work with and promote great Brands and Businesses. Take a look at our Media Kit here for more details.

About Us And Our Authors – Meet the Team:

Alisha DuncanAlisha Duncan

Lover of film, food and photography. Mom of two, who married 'the one'. I blog over at www.alishaenid.com where you will find a bunch of recipes, lots and lots of photos and stories about every day life. Living a somewhat simple life in Vancouver, British Columbia

Anna SherwoodAnna Sherwood

Anna Sherwood is the mom of two little girls and is married. Being active and leading a healthy lifestyle has been a part of her life since she was a teenager; playing competitive soccer and many other sports along the way. Running and working out at home are two ways she manages a little “me” time while juggling working full time, cooking some vegan meals for her family and blogs about it over at Piper’s Run. She is passionate about being outdoors with her girls, looks forward to teaching them life long skills and that getting mud on your clothes is okay.

Anne SwedenAnne Sweden

Mother of 7 who loves to chat about cloth diapers, homeschooling and hobby farming.

Ashley MullenAshley Mullen

Hi! I’m Ashley, a work-at-home-mom to three busy kids seven years old and younger. You can find all my goodies at Forgetful Momma. I love sharing recipes, fun activities for both children and families alike, and the little things that I just don’t want to forget as we continue on our homeschooling journey. Visit me on Facebook and Twitter.

Cat ClutcheyCat Clutchey

Catherine, a mommy of six busy boys. Lover of cupcakes and all things kid related (except video games).

CourtneyCourtney

Courtney is a content creator living in the heart of Arkansas. She blogs about her faith, homeschooling, and raising special needs children as a single mother. When she is not blogging, you can find her advocating for people with disabilities, enjoying true crime documentaries, and trying to find downtime. You can find Courtney on twitter @LifeAsAConvert.

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Heather HarrisHeather Harris
James ThomJames Thom

Having over 10 years of journalism experience, James Thom writes for both TOTS and TOTS Family. He is a great dad to the cutest little girl and a diet coke addict.

Jeniffer Do NascimentoJeniffer Do Nascimento

Hi, I'm Jen! I'm a coffee-loving homeschool mom of six. I spend my days learning alongside my children, attempting to sew, and striving to honor my husband and Jesus Christ. Join me at Thou Shall Not Whine where I write about homeschooling, large family life, share yummy recipes, and hopefully encourage you along the way!

Jenn DeckerJenn Decker

Jenn Decker is a stay at home mom to three amazing kids. She is the owner of the blog More Than A Mom Of Three where she shares the adventures of being a SAHM and everything that goes along with that. She enjoys cooking with her children, organizing, saving money and traveling.

Jennie RobertsonJennie Robertson

Jennie is a freelance writer and editor from New England. In addition to writing for the TOTS network, her work has appeared in MaryJane's Farm magazine, Literary Mama, Mother's Always Write, and the anthologies So Glad They Told Me and Here in the Middle. She is also trying out the hospitality business with her family's Little House in the Maine Woods. (https://www.facebook.com/littlehouseinthemainewoods/)

Jennifer RipelJennifer Ripel

Jennifer is an Eco loving Mama of two beautiful little girls. A lover of cooking and baking from scratch, getting crafty and playing with her children.

Jennifer Watson McDonaldJennifer Watson McDonald

Hey, Y'all !! My name is Jenn !! I am a WAHM of 5 beautiful kids !! My wonderful hubby is a medic in the US Army !! We are currently stationed at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland !! I'm a TOTAL Southern girl ~ born & raised in North Carolina !!

My family & friends are the most important thing in my life. So, it is my desire to create custom items that have special meaning & that can create special memories & can be cherished for always. I take great time & attention to each piece to insure that it is thoughtfully & well made so that it will last !! Country Camo Couture represents the things I love most ~ being Southern, the beach, Military life, my family & my Faith. You'll find an eclectic collection of Southern, nautical, patriotic & military, and Faith-based accessories, home decor, games/toys and gifts. I have a little something for everyone !! I do take special requests if I don't have something you want.
Check out my fan page at :
www.fb.com/countrycamocouture.
Check out my blog at :
justjenuwine.blogspot.com.

Melissa PotvinMelissa Potvin

Hi! My name is Melissa, I live in beautiful scenic Maine. I am a mom to two amazing girls and a new gramma, or "memere" if you will, to a cute little baby boy! I work full time blogging for the sites How To This And That & Clean-Eating Recipes. I am a self taught chef, hobby photographer, homesteader and lover of nature!

Selena RobinsonSelena Robinson

Selena Robinson is a homeschooling graduate, a tax accountant, and a homeschooling mom to four super special kids. Both she and her husband have ADHD and three of their kids have ADHD, so a typical school day for the family is pretty interesting! Selena blogs about her family's homeschooling adventures every week at Look! We're Learning! You can keep up with Selena by following Look! We're Learning! on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Google Plus.

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