My guest this week is Stephanie Flies, who is passionate about building local communities. She is the Founder & Director of City Mom Collective, growing the network after founding its original site, Scottsdale Moms Blog, in 2009.
Now living in the greater Minneapolis area, she oversees the national network by spearheading growth strategies, sales initiatives, and shepherding and encouraging an ever-increasing number of moms managing individual local parenting websites.
She is married to Alan and is the mom to three girls, Nora, Elsie, and Audrey.
I read somewhere that the only people you don’t have a lot of choice about is your neighbors and your birth family. Those are usually the most intentional people God put into your life to love.
I’ve always had a passion for gathering people.
Service of community, while we’re serving other people, it refills us back.
Everyone needs community to some extent.
Thank you to our partners of the show!
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