What is 40weeks Plus?
40weeks Plus started as a pregnancy and review blog written and developed by a Latina working mother. 40weeks Plus focused primarily on our journey in conceiving a second child and the pregnancy. It is now a place to share baby stories and reviews and giveaways of pregnancy and baby products.
Who is modernmami™?
With a degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering and over 10 years experience in Information Technology, Melanie Edwards founded modernmami™.com in 2006. Combining her education with 3 years of e-learning industry experience, Melanie applies the various techniques she acquired to digital marketing and social media consulting. Collaborating with individuals, and small to large businesses, Melanie focuses on multi-layered strategies for implementing social media. Through Ella Media, Melanie’s focus is to connect businesses with today’s digital Latina.
Melanie’s insight is often sought by her social media peers and organizations. She has spoken at various conferences, including Type-A Parent, Blogalicious Weekend, BlogHer, and SheStreams, on topics such as blogging balance, marketing to Latinas, and HTML basics, among others. Melanie has been featured on Univision, NBC’s Today Moms, Parenting.com, Fox News Latino, and The Miami Herald, along with local media coverage. Melanie currently contributes to DisneyBaby.com, Let’s Play, and provides content for Pampers. In the past, Melanie has also contributed to sites such as Scholastic Parents, Fox News Latino, and Mamiverse. Currently, Melanie has partnerships with Nintendo, eBay, Hallmark, BabyCenter, and Walmart, with many more having partnered with her in the past. One of Melanie’s most recent accomplishments was participating in an intimate round-table discussion with the First Lady, Michelle Obama, representing Latina mothers and their concerns.
Married 9 years, she is the proud mother of an energized 7-year-old girl and 2-year-old boy, who are being raised in a bilingual, multicultural environment. Originally from Puerto Rico, Melanie now resides in Orlando, Florida. Connect with Melanie on Twitter, Facebook, or via the contact information found below.
4250 Alafaya Tr., Ste 212 #158
Oviedo, FL 32765
melanie (at) modernmami (dot) com