Embracing Imperfection: Trusting Motherly Instincts on the Journey of Parenthood

Name Lindsay Kaup Company name The Highland Group at Keller Williams Job Title Real Estate Agent Family (names/ages) Husband, Ken & Son, Carter Pet(s) Fish named Yellow Contact Info (215) 272-4202, Lindsay@LindsayKaup.com How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? We moved to Westfield five years ago because of its reputation as a vibrant community with excellent schools, a strong sense of community, and beautiful surroundings. The town’s convenient location, just a short commute from New York City, also made it an attractive choice for both professional opportunities and...

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Educator to Artisan

Westfield High School Teacher’s Inspiring Journey into Full-Time Artistry and Community Service Name Callie Campbell Company name Callie Campbell Art Job Title Artist Family (names/ages) Colin Campbell (husband), Daughters Pippa (7) and Gray (3 in April) Contact Info Cell: (908) 424-9690 Studio: (908) 476-3119 IG: @callie.campbell.art www.calliecampbellart.com PETs Finley (Yorkipoo) How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? I grew up in Westfield, and my connection to this community has always been strong. After spending some time away, my husband and I decided to return to...

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Meet Local Mom, Sandi Tullo has been baking up a storm since 2020!

Name Sandi Tullo Company name Scotch Plains/Fanwood Public Schools & my small business The Loaf Lady Contact Info sanditullo@gmail.com  / 646-201-2043 Family (names/ages) Rich/ husband, Tobey / son 16 years old Pets Herky & Bailey – our adorable pups Job Title Instructional Aide How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? My husband Rich and I moved to Cranford in May 2007 when I was pregnant with our son, Tobey, who was born in August 2007. We moved here because we had close friends who lived in Westfield, and we fell in love with the area. Our friends told us...

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Meet Local Mom Lindsey Shevkun Aguayo, pottery sculptor, instructor, and the owner of Indigo Road Studio located in South Orange, NJ.

Name Lindsey Shevkun Aguayo Company name Indigo Road Studio Family (names/ages) Pete (Husband), Leo (9), Roman (6) Job Title Pottery Shop Owner Contact Info Lindsey@claybyindigo.com / 908.507.0139     How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? We purchased our home in October of 2013 and are so grateful to have found Cranford. While hunting for our first home together we looked in a variety of locations. Cranford was recommended to us by a family friend who lives here. The determining factor was that we wanted to raise our children closer to family, we didn’t want...

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Meet Kelly Gilson Family is where it’s at for this local Westfield mom

Name Kelly Gilson Company name McKinsey & Company Family (names/ages) Husband – Adam, Sons – Joshua (5) and Benjamin (2.5) Job Title Client Capabilities Manager Pets Dill  (a mixed-breed rescue dog) Contact info https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-gilson-86081bb/   How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? We have lived in Westfield since the Spring of 2022. We were drawn to the beautiful homes and the sense of pride in the community.  The vibrant downtown and quick access to the city were also major factors! We moved locally. Prior to living in Westfield, we lived...

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For local mom Cathy Pedrayes, bringing awareness to child safety and cybersecurity is her passion

Name: Cathy Pedrayes Job Title: Influencer/ Content Creator Contact Info: @CathyPedrayes on TikTok, IG & YT. @CathyPedrayesEspanol for Spanish. How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? We moved from NYC at the start of the pandemic although the timing was coincidence, we had been looking in the area for months and just happened to buy right as things started getting hectic. We knew we would end up in this area because we already had a lot of friends and family in the area. What are your favorite family activities? Summer sports games with the kids, particularly the ones...

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Meet local mom Dana Clifford, a full-time school-based physical therapist, artist, and the creative owner of her web-based storefront, Art By Dana Patrish.

Name Dana Clifford Company name Art by Dana Patrish Family (names/ages) Kevin, Ryan (age 9), Allison (age 7) Job Title Full-Time School-Based Physical Therapist | Small Business Owner & Artistic Multi-Medium Creator Pet Bodie (dog, age 12) Contact info ArtbyDanaPatrish@gmail.com | www.artbydanapatrish.com Instagram: @ArtbyDanaPatrish How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? My husband and I have lived in Cranford for 8 years. We fell in love with the town while passing through for a wedding a few towns away. It was a beautiful Spring day and we saw so many kids on bikes...

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Meet local mom Dr. Breyn Schuster

orthodontist and co-owner of the family-run practice Schuster Family Orthodontics located in Garwood, New Jersey. name Breyn Schuster Company name Schuster Family Orthodontics Family (names/ages) Dan (husband), Leila (14 ½), and  Aedan (12) Job Title Orthodontist Contact info breyn.schuster@gmail.com (cell) 845-598-3757 (office) 908-242-80 How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? We have lived in Cranford since August of 2009. It’s a funny story, but I was a new associate in two orthodontic offices (one in South Jersey and one in Orange, NY). Dan and I were looking to settle...

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Meet Local Mom Kerri Patt, a Time Management and Wellness Coach who shares how to balance work life with family life as creator and host of the podcast, Mom Wife Career Life.

Name Kerri Patt Company name Mom Wife Career Life Family (names/ages) Russ (husband), Ashley (15), Kaylee (13), Michael (10) & our Goldendoodle, Brodie (4) Job Title Podcaster and Time Management & Wellness Coach Contact info momwifecareerlife.com, @mom.wife.career.life, momwifecareerlife@gmail.com How long have you lived here and what brought you to town? We have lived in Cranford for 7 years. I was born and raised in Queens and my husband Russ grew up in Maryland. We met in college and both moved to Staten Island after we graduated, to live near my parents and siblings. I’m very close...

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