Heather Morgan Shott is Editor-in-Chief of Momtastic.com. Previously she was site director of The Nest. Before that, she was founding editor of the social network MixingBowl.com, and she held senior editor positions at Parents.com and BHG.com, as well as digital editor positions at WineSpectator.com, Brides.com, and National Geographic Traveler.
When she's not working, she's hanging with her fam in Brooklyn, probably at the playground and most definitely drinking coffee. Her two impeccably dressed children, Mason, 6, and Poppy Belle, 2, listen to every word she says and never have tantrums (hey, a girl can dream!). Follow their adventures on her blog, High Chair Times, and Facebook.
Photo: Jason Falchook
Hair & Makeup: Kyle Steven Goodwin
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