Contributors

Scotty Reiss

Scotty Reiss

Journalist, jewelry maker and mom, Scotty has written for the New York Times, Town & Country, Entrepreneur, Adweek, and TravelingMom, among others, and co-authored Stew Leonard, My Story, a biography of the founder of the iconic grocery company Stew Leonard’s. Her love of cars started when her father insisted she learn to change the oil in her MG Midget, but now it mostly plays out in the many road trips taken with her family.

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Terri Marshall

Terri Marshall

Terri Marshall is the Technical Editor for SheBuysCars and authors the Globetrotting Grandmom column for TravelingMom. When she's not traveling the world, Terri resides in Manhattan. She has written hundreds of articles for numerous publications including TravelSquire where she is the Special Projects Editor, RoamRight.com and several others. She grew up taking summer road trips and her love for hitting the open road continues today. You can find more of Terri's work at www.trippingwithterri.com.

42 Articles
Shannon Entin

Shannon Entin

Feeling most at home when on the road, Shannon Entin grew up under the impression that the highest form of family fun was driving aimlessly to get anywhere. Today, Shannon takes her own family on extended driving adventures, crisscrossing America — from the Jersey Shore to the San Francisco Bay, Niagara Falls to Gulf Shores, AL, and beyond — always ready to veer off the interstate to investigate a quirky attraction, TV filming location, or local delicacy. Shannon shares her family's travels and adventures at TheTVTraveler.com

32 Articles
Kristin Shaw

Kristin Shaw

Writer. Car fanatic. Mama. Head banger. Dessert addict. Survivor. Kristin is the principal of Firewheel Communications, a nationally-published writer, Director of Social Media for Airport Improvement magazine, and co-producer of the Listen To Your Mother show in Austin, Texas. Find her on Facebook at facebook.com/KristinVShaw and on Twitter and Instagram at @kristinvshaw.

30 Articles

Erica Mueller

A WordPress and Infusionsoft Manipulator, tech blogger, photographer and lover of gadgets, Erica is a text-book geek. On her days off she loves to travel, garden, hike and camp, and teach ASL. You can find Erica's blogs at EricaMuellerOnline.com and Texas Drive Blog. Erica is a journalist member of the Texas Auto Writers Association.

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Mary Moore

Mary Moore

Mary Moore is a frequent road tripper, vintage car collector, and a roadside attraction aficionado. You can most often find her, along with two children, driving the open road in search of adventure. Mary also shares her road trip diaries on her own blog, Raising Dick and Jane.

21 Articles
Kirstin Fuller

Kirstin Fuller

Kirstin is a DC native currently living in Maryland. She loves all things travel including fab travel deals, gadgets and must have travel apps. Kirstin has written for several websites and was recently featured in Essence magazine as a travel expert and deal finder. Find more of Kirstin's work at www.Passenger156.com

18 Articles

Desiree Landers Miller

Desiree Miller is an award-winning freelance writer and television news journalist who loves to travel for business and pleasure and now shares her adventures on multiple web sites. Her four children range in age from 10 to 21. She specializes in video on her newly-launched web site, 60 Second Escapes, and shares stories of inspiration, hope and humor on her personal site, Stress Free Baby. She is the ‘Family Fun Mom’ on TravelingMom and often contributes as a guest writer to other travel sites on the web. She is recognized as the 2014 winner of the “We Still Blog” national award and was named Atlanta’s Top Blogger by WXIA. She’s a parent influencer/contributor for WSB-TV in Atlanta and is named to the Top 25 Southern Mom Blogs.

14 Articles
Amy Barseghian

Amy Barseghian

Amy Barseghian, founder of OC Mentor, has been a social media influencer and blogger since 2008. A mom of two, Amy shares news, reviews and tips with her readers in Southern California and beyond, advises small businesses on social strategy through Social Halo Media, and is a featured video influencer at MomTV.

13 Articles
Audra Fordin

Audra Fordin

Audra Fordin is the author of End Auto Anxiety, CEO of Women Auto Know, and owner/operator of Great Bear Auto Repair and Auto Body Shop in Flushing, NY. If you need a mechanic, visit her website to find a female friendly auto shop near you.

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Maria Smith

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Carissa Rogers

Carissa Rogers

Carissa Rogers was a molecular biologist in her former life, but now she is the chief researcher of bloggy karma, family travel destinations, parenting dos (and some don'ts), new recipes and, for spice, she pretends to be a photographer. All that comes after mastering her day job: mom of all trades.

11 Articles

Sara LaFountain

Sara LaFountain is a former teacher and current Blogger and Caterer. Five years ago Sara founded her blog, Cook With 5 Kids. Sara can be found in the car day and night driving her kids all over the DC metro area.

9 Articles

Cameron Reiss

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Robyn Wright

Robyn Wright

St. Louis-based Robyn Wright writes about family, food, pets, technology and all things St. Louis. Her interest in cars is enhanced by her car-geek husband and tech-geek family and friends.

8 Articles

Anuja De Silva

Anuja De Silva is a contributing writer for TravelingMom.com. She also works fill time in semiconductor technology development. She lives in Albany, New York and loves traveling with her two young kids.

7 Articles
Motorhead Mama

Motorhead Mama

A reformed TV Producer, Motorhead Mama has been writing about car culture ever since a good friend told her to stop sending car photos with snarky comments and to “start a blog already!” Besides sharing her hilarious, and at times irreverent, commentary at MotorheadMama.com, she also contributes to CarTalk and Driving Line. Mama is also known for "popping" music videos, making Design Within Reach, and even, on occasion, getting knocked up. She lives in Los Angeles, with roughly 4 million others.

6 Articles

Becky Fixel

Becky is an interior designer, an adjunct professor, a foodie, a product reviewer and a gluten free blogger in Detroit, Michigan. She runs a family friendly lifestyle site Week99er.com. Week99er is a family friendly site featuring products, events and recipes for your family.

6 Articles
LeAura Luciano

LeAura Luciano

LeAura Luciano is a native New Yorker and graduate of NYU and JD graduate of Hofstra Law. Her experiences as a journalist, editor, model and lawyer have brought her all over the world. Through her travels, she has had the privilege to meet many trailblazing women and interview inspiring influential leaders in various industries. Whether it be a new gluten-free doughnut shop or an eco-friendly car launch, she covers beauty, fashion, travel, technology and cars from a unique perspective.

6 Articles
Kymri WIlt

Kymri WIlt

Based in Cardiff by the Sea, California, Kymri is a freelance travel photographer, writer, and videographer. Between travels, she enjoys surfing, playing with with her family and dogs, and yes, driving. She is equally happy taking long road trips as she is commuting on southern California freeways, and has a particular interest in hybrid, electric, and alternative fuel vehicles.

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Kendra Pierson

Kendra Pierson

Kendra Pierson is a freelance writer, lifestyle blogger, wife and mother of two homeschooled boys based in the Atlanta area. She is the Long Weekend TravelingMom on TravelingMom.com and manages her own blog at KendraPierson.com. When she's not traveling, you can find her battling Atlanta traffic and serving as the Social Media Manager for Junior League of Atlanta.

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Rebecca Darling

Rebecca Darling

Rebecca Darling, momma of 3 sassy Texas kiddos, writes a blog dedicated to family travel at R We There Yet Mom? Born & raised in the great state of Texas, this Traveling Mom is very proud of her state. She enthusiastically welcomes you to visit all the great parks, museums, cities, and events that the Lone Star State has, though honestly, she hasn't even scratched the surface at all the amazing things there are to do in Texas!

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Carlen Dickerson

Carlen Dickerson

Carlen Dickerson is a senior broadcast journalism major at the University of Miami. She would much prefer to be cruising around the 305 in a BMW convertible than in her Toyota Corolla, but her mom taught her that driving a modest car "builds character." When she's not busy building character, she spends her time at the university's broadcast station working on the entertainment news show, Pulse.

4 Articles

Tonya Prater

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Jenn Mitchell

Growing up in the New York metropolitan area, Jenn fondly remembers annual trips to the International Auto Show and being a bit of a car junky. Now living in the Boston burbs, Jenn enjoys road trips, trail hikes and her morning cup of tea. Jenn created her blog ComebackMomma.com and serves as a travel journalists at TravelingMom.com.

4 Articles
Teia Collier

Teia Collier

Teia Collier is a mother of three, educator, social journalist, advocate for women’s and children’s issues and lover of the fine, gracious and beautiful. She is also on a mission to taste, explore and experience the very best that life has to offer, share the good, empower women to live the brightest life possible and bring her children along for the ride. Follow Teia’s adventures at Teia's Pink Book and Dallas Single Mom.

4 Articles
Deb Thompson

Deb Thompson

Deb lives in Michigan with her husband and a very spoiled Maltipoo. She is an avid road-tripper who always searches out the quirky, weird and haunted when she travels. She blogs at Just Short of Crazy, has written a couple travel guides, and loves driving cars, probably faster than she should but we'll keep that between us.

3 Articles
Joanne Pham

Joanne Pham

A broadcaster, social media storyteller and mother of two, Joanne is the founder of The PeriGirls, the largest Periscope content creator group. She lives in Los Angeles with her family and can be found on social media as @GoRiceGirl and @RiceandSpam.

3 Articles
Amy Dixon

Amy Dixon

Amy Dixon is an elite paratriathlete from Greenwich, Connecticut, in training to make the final team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics. She lost most of her vision due to a rare autoimmune eye disease and glaucoma but has a pinhole of light through which she can view the world in bits and pieces at a time. She competes with the help of her guide, Lindsey Cook, who is an adjunct professor of kinesiology at Hanover College in Madison, Indiana. When riding the bike race portion of competitions they ride a custom carbon-fiber racing tandem bike named “Bomber” that has carried them to many podiums. Amy’s Guiding Eyes for the Blind yellow Labrador, Elvis, is in charge of navigating when she’s on foot. You can follow her at www.amydixonusa.com

3 Articles
Rene Syler

Rene Syler

Rene was one of the anchors of The Early Show on CBS where she interviewed celebrities and leaders including former First Lady Laura Bush, Senator John McCain, Antonio Banderas, Denzel Washington, Beyoncé and Will Smith. In 2006, Rene made a life-changing decision. As the daughter of two breast cancer survivors, when she was diagnosed with her own breast disease she decided to have a preventive mastectomy, a surgery that was profiled by Oprah Winfrey on her show. That experience also ignited Rene’s passion; as an ambassador for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, she travels the country spreading the word about early detection and treatment of the disease. Rene was awarded the prestigious Gracie Allen award for her television series on breast cancer. Rene's first book, Good Enough Mother: The Perfectly Imperfect Book of Parenting, lead to her website, www.goodenoughmother.com. Rene continues with her television work as host of Sweet Retreats on the Live Well Network, of Exhale on Magic Johnson’s Aspire network and appearing on The Today Show, The Bill Cunningham Show, CNN Headline News, The Doctors, the View and Wendy Williams, among others. When not on the road preaching the gospel of imperfection, Rene spends time with her husband Buff Parham, her kids Casey and Cole and their yellow lab Olivia in their Westchester, NY home.

3 Articles

Estee Reiss

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Sue Mead

Sue Mead

Sue Mead, who was among the first women to test and compete in the off-road field, travels the globe test-driving cars and trucks working as a photojournalist and feature writer for dozens of publications. Specializing in 4WD and adventure, Mead has been an auto 4WD editor for CNN/fn and has written several books including Monster Trucks and Tractors, Off Road Racing, Legends and Adventures, and Rock Crawling. She has been to 70 countries and driven enough off-road and 4WD race miles to have circumnavigated the globe twice! Mead won the Open Production class at the 2011 Dakar, and is an inductee into the Off Road Motorsports Hall of Fame.

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Doris Gilles

Doris Gilles

A mom, executive and performance driving fan, Doris began her career at Chrysler in procurement & supply before working for Procter & Gamble as a K-Mart customer business development team member. In 2015 she founded Project Beautiful - Inside and Out, a SE Michigan-based non-profit dedicated to building hope and inspiring confidence in women and families, especially those in shelters or crisis situations. Doris is married with two teenage daughters. Her personal motto (on her cell phone case): "Eat Well, Travel Often."

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Connie Peters

Connie Peters

Connie Peters is a mother of 3 girls in suburban Vancouver, Canada and the founder of modernmama.com. Entrepreneurship, social media, road-tripping, and travel are her passions. She's been blogging since 2008.

2 Articles
Becky Davenport

Becky Davenport

Becky Davenport lives in rural Missouri. She has a love for the outdoors, traveling, photography, and keeping her family busy. She blogs as the Missouri Traveling Mom for TravelingMom.com and The Missouri Mom (www.themissourimom.com), Follow her on Twitter as @BeckyAdventure, or on Facebook as The Missouri Mom (https://www.facebook.com/themissourimom1).

2 Articles
Sue Rodman

Sue Rodman

Sue Rodman is an Atlanta transplant, the mom of 3 boys and publisher of Field Trips with Sue, an award winning family travel blog about Atlanta and fun places to visit from the South. She shares her knowledge of family travel in a regular Field Trips with Sue segment on CBS Better Mornings Atlanta, and has also captured hundreds of trip ideas, inside information about must-see Atlanta attractions and more in her popular book “100+ Free Things to do in Atlanta.”

2 Articles
Karin Sheets

Karin Sheets

Business owner and mom of two, Karin has had a passion for cars since she got her first Hot Wheels Lotus. Her dad taught her how to maintain and repair her first car in order to be self-reliant - although Karin would rather call a mechanic or AAA. Karin loves to travel, especially on road trips, and also writes for TravelingMom.com.

2 Articles

Jana Seitzer

Jana Seitzer is a mom to four kids (including twins), owner of a marketing/communications and graphic design firm (Geek Girl Digital), and is the founder of Merlot Mommy. She runs on coffee, good food, wine, and the geek life. She’s a comic-con immersed, tech-loving, spreadsheet using DisNerd girl who loves to find the geek side of things when she travels.

2 Articles
Catherine Parker

Catherine Parker

Catherine Parker has a passion for travel with only two states left in her quest of seeing all 50. As a former flight attendant with one of the largest airlines, there isn't a major North American airport that she hasn't landed in at least once. Since clipping her professional wings after 9/11, she combines her love of the open road with visiting national parks, historic sites and cultural icons. She is based out of Central Texas, dividing her time between writing and restoring a 95-year-old house. She shares her life with her three kids, her husband, two cats, a dog and six backyard chickens.

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Kirsten Alana

Kirsten Alana is a photographer and travel blogger who spent a decade as a professional portrait and wedding photographer before turning her lens to travel. A former nomad, she now makes her home in New York City where she enjoys discovering and documenting the concrete jungle between assignments around the world. She shares her most current travels daily on her Instagram account which has a following of more than 38K.

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Julie Thompson-Adolf

Julie Thompson-Adolf

Julie Thompson-Adolf is a garden and travel writer, organic grower, nature lover, Master Gardener, ecoadventurer, and local foodie...who still has to convince the kids to eat their veggies. She is the author of the blog Garden Delights, where she shares her love of all things green and helps readers learn to grow their own organic gardens. A former PR executive, Julie travels throughout the world with her Swiss husband and dual-citizen children, visiting European family or searching for botanical treasures. She writes about her travel adventures for TravelingMom.com. Follow along as she experiences beautiful gardens, ecoadventures with kids, and fabulous local food.

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Dana Zucker

Dana Zucker

Dana Zucker is Queen of doing things her way! She is a mother of college twins who continue to travel the world with and without her. She is an avid cook who cooks whole real food using local and organic ingredients whenever possible. When on the road she sources local ingredients and finds local hotspots and celebrated chefs to truly experience the food culture of the region. Dana is the owner of MomsGoodEats, co-owner of TriWivesClub and WineLoversVillage, and a contributor at Travelingmom.com. Dana and her husband love cars and own a few luxury vehicles. They are always looking for the next best vehicle to meet their active lifestyles.

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Lisa Charleston

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Rebecca Lindland

Rebecca Lindland

As an executive analyst for Kelley Blue Book, Rebecca oversees the creation and delivery of insights for automakers and advertising agency clients. She is a frequent conference speaker and a regular on cable news programs commenting on auto industry news. Before joining KBB she spent more than two years in Saudi Arabia as a senior research fellow for the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) where she created and developed the non-profit institution’s transportation studies initiative. Before her adventures in Saudi Arabia–where women are not allowed to drive–Rebecca spent more than 10 years at IHS Automotive as director of research. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram as @RebelCarChick

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Christine St Vil

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Dawn Nieves

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Patty Holliday

Patty Holliday

Patty Holliday is a wife, mother of four, and lover of a candid confession. Find her in Virginia or anywhere her trusty Honda Odyssey takes her. That's 35 states and counting! With her teen, two tweens and first grader, her world is loud, sassy, hilarious as she balances family, work, and travel. If you need straight talk about mom'ing and traveling, she’s the one to call. She blogs at My No-Guilt Life.

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Becky Branch

Becky Branch

Becky is a wife, mom, chocoholic, and coffee addict. Originally from Arizona, she married a Texan and they live in Dallas/Fort Worth. She is obsessed with taking photos & caffeinated at all times! Becky blogs at The Java Mama.

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Niccole Mucci

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