Meghan Meabon

Founder & Co-Owner

Meghan is the Founder and Co-Owner of Pittsburgh Mom Collective. Born and raised in Pittsburgh also known as “The City of Neighborhoods.” She studied Education at Edinboro University where she also obtained her Masters in Educational Leadership. She's been married to her best friend and husband, Jeromie, for 16 years. Together they have been blessed with three beautiful children, son, Dylan 13 years old, daughter, Madison 11 years old and son, Jordan 7 years old. She enjoys watching the creative minds of her children as they participate in their extra activities. Favorite pastimes are cheering on the Pittsburgh Sports, relaxing on the beach and laughing with friends and family over a glass of red. Meghan is excited about meeting Pittsburgh Moms and connecting them to resources that will make their lives easier and more fun!

Linda Fayad

Co-Owner

Meet Linda, Co-Owner of Pittsburgh Mom Collective. She grew up in Pittsburgh and received her Masters in Counseling Psychology. She met her husband during freshman year of college, and in 2017 they said ‘I do.’ They spent a few years in Fort Worth, Texas for his job, then moved back home to raise their children near family. She is a full-time work-from-home mom to Amelia, Jack, and Adalyn, born in 2019, 2021 and 2023. While in Fort Worth, Linda briefly wrote for Fort Worth Moms where her passion for connecting with other moms began. Her current life mantra is embracing all the ‘ands’ of motherhood and remembering that ‘it can be messy and good.’

Julia Furgiuele

Writer

Julia is a young entrepreneur mom, age 33, who wears many hats! She lives in Armstrong County with her husband and 3 kids, ages 17, 8 and 3. They are in 12th and 3rd grades, and preschool. Julia has had her real estate license for 9 years- active 4, referral 4, and back to active in 2022. She loves all things houses, remodels, and new builds- she and her husband have 5 rental properties, co-own a kitchen and bath remodeling business, and are looking to start their own retirement home build once they find just the right spot. Julia is a leadership member of her local Moms4Moms group, where her title is "the coordinator of fun." She also is a member of her local town committee, The Downtown Kittanning Inc., where she partakes in putting on an artisan-type market, where you can find all handmade/homemade/homegrown/locally sourced goods! She is very crafty, loves to cook, knows everyone in town, and all the fun places to go and things to do! Julia also has a side gig of making needle felted newborn photography props. She loves helping other people's dreams come true, and loves love. You can always go to her to seek out the hottest date night spots! 

Brittany Allen

Writer

Brittany is a Leader in the Self Love and Financial industry helping women cultivate peace while being householders and creating wealth for their family, . She's spent the last 10 years as an entrepreneur serving women in various industries such as beauty, wellness, and event planning. When she's not helping women manifest the abundance they deserve, you'll find her spending time with her little girl, teaching yoga, or dabbling in magic. Don't be afraid to come say hey at Brittany Rose Wellness and comment or tag her in your favorite article!

Ashley Bell

Writer

Ashley lives in the Shaler area with her husband, Evan, and her three children, Gideon, Phoebe, and Ezra (and four chickens). She is a certified pediatric sleep consultant and owner of Little Bell Sleep Solutions. Ashley loves to help families get the healthy rest they all need in a way that fits their individual parenting and family style. She is also a homeschool mom, a newbie suburban homesteader, enjoys arts and crafting when time permits, and is a member of Church at the Heights in Gibsonia.

Brandy Kane

Writer

Brandy was born and raised in San Diego, CA and recently relocated to Corry, PA with her husband and children. She is a traditional mom with a hint of old school parenting to 7 kids and a pet pig. As a former Mrs. California-America 2004, Brandy is passionate about God and the Bible, beauty and fashion, and is our resident beauty expert.

Carmen Pfeiffer

Writer

Carmen Pfeiffer is a registered nurse with a background in Exercise Science who enjoys finding new activities and places in and around Pittsburgh for kids to enjoy. Carmen was born and raised in Honduras, came to the US for college when she was 18 (where she met her husband), and currently resides in McDonald,PA with her 2 kids, Emilia age 2 , Matias age 1 and their 7 year old dog who is a Viszla named Diego. She can often be spotted reading multiple books at a time, doing yoga, eating anything with chocolate, trying different teas and spending time outside. She enjoys meeting other moms and sharing stories and tips.

Lauren Eber

Writer

Lauren is originally from the Laurel Highlands area in Westmoreland County. However, she lived in West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia before returning to South Western Pennsylvania after having her two youngest children to be closer to family. She and her husband have a blended family, each have a teen daughter from previous relationships, and at the ages of 39 and 40, they added two boys to their family. Lauren shares custody of her daughter, with her daughter’s father, who lives in West Virginia, while she, her husband, stepdaughter, the two elementry school age boys, and their three legged rescue dog now live in Mount Lebanon. In addition to being a mom, Lauren works full-time as an interior designer at a local kitchen and bath design center. She also enjoys reading, crafts, drawing, spending time in the mountains, writing, photography, watching the Penguins play, and eating vegetarian wings at The Double Wide Grill. She loves connecting with other moms and feels it is essential for moms to have a community of other women who support and encourage them on their parenting journey.

Tara Work

Microblogger

Tara is a native Pittsburger. She currently lives in the South Hills with her husband, their 4 children. Tara is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Nursing. She has worked in pediatrics her entire career and there is no other nursing she would rather do! Tara graduated with a Masters of Nursing from Waynesburg University which lead her to her current role as a Clinical Nurse Educator.

Katie Moore

Microblogger

Katie Moore is a registered dietitian who helps busy women create healthy habits that are practical and sustainable for everyday life! Katie was born and raised in West Virginia but now resides in Bethel Park, PA where she has a virtual nutrition business, Katie Moore Nutrition. She believes it’s important to feel good about yourself and the way you nourish your body, so it’s her mission to help individuals develop a healthy relationship with food!