Meet Monat Junior at Cookie Cutters Haircuts for Kids

Cookie Cutters

What a joy it is to announce that it is my turn for MOMtrepreneur May at Cookie Cutters Salon in Manhattan Beach, CA.

In honor of both Mothers Day and their 1 year Anniversary in the South Bay, Cookie Cutter Haircuts for Kids in Manhattan Beach, CA is opening it’s doors to mothers across the South Bay that are working hard to provide for their families.

On each weekend day throughout the month of May, a local MOMtrepreneur was selected and invited into the salon to showcase their business. Everyone in the community is invited to come learn about the business, support local moms, and support Cookie Cutters! The businesses range from beauty, wellness, health, and clothing. All of the weekend dates are listed below:

  • 5/5:  Rodan + Fields / Debbie Presson, Independent Consultant (beauty)
  • 5/6:  LipSense / Georgina Pattison (beauty)
  • 5/12: Luluroe / Julie Strassner (clothing)
  • 5/19: Monat / Julia Burge (luxury hair care products)
  • 5/20: Zooga Yoga / Jennifer Whitaker (health and wellness)
  • 5/26: Dear Gaga / Agnes Depinska (children’s clothing)
  • 5/27: DotDotSmile + St. Littles / Rachelle St. Clair (girl’s clothing)

Additional detail for my May 19th event:


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Why I Do What I Do, My Monat Debut

Why I Do What I Do, My Monat Debut

In the middle of editing my blog post last week I had my final ultrasound appointment. During that doctor’s appointment I received news that my amniotic fluid was dangerously low. While I contemplated what to do next my doctor had different plans. She advised me that I was going straight to the hospital to deliver baby Parker! 

So much rushes through your head when you need to go to the hospital asap. I was thinking – but I have to work; I have to finish my blog post; will Austin make it home in time to take me; will my mother in law make it in time to watch Morgan? So many things to consider, so many things that might or might not have mattered given the dire situation. 

The one thing that truly mattered however was the fact that the day after I was sent to the hospital I gave birth to a healthy baby boy!

Parker Montgomery Burge
Parker Montgomery Burge

Parker Montgomery Burge entered the world on 11-7-2017 at 7:11pm! If that’s not a sign of lucky things to come I don’t know what is. In fact lately a lot of lucky things have been happening. My blog has been getting a lot more notice; Austin and I might actually be making headway with finally finding a home; and my co-worker Berlyn approached me with an opportunity I just couldn’t refuse. 

Berlyn and I work for the same large Fortune 10 company. Although, we both love our careers, our passions are with our families. She is a mom on a mission as am I, we both want the very best for our growing families. I saw that Berlyn was well on her way to fulfilling her financial goals, and I wanted to know her secret! She was more than kind enough to share it with me. Now that I have her secret I’m going to share it with all of you!

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