Moomah the Magazine

When I discover something that makes me a happier, better, healthier, more knowledgeable, or more understanding person I feel compelled to share it. Whether it’s introducing you to a remarkable person, an inspiring organization, a life lesson learned, a delicious recipe, a fun craft, a trick for finding parenting sanity --- I think you’re likely to find something to help you feel more connected to the world around you and yourself.

{ Moomah the Magazine Correspondents }

Tracey Stewart

Tracey Stewart
Founder

Tracey is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Do Unto Animals: A Friendly Guide to How Animals Live, and How We Can Help Make Their Lives Better. She is an active animal advocate and a proponent of humane education and the benefits of a vegan diet. A former veterinary technician, Tracey is currently working with Farm Sanctuary to develop the New Jersey branch of their organization. She resides in New Jersey with her husband, two children 4 dogs, 2 horses, 4 pigs, 3 rabbits, 2 guinea pigs, 1 hamsters, 1 parrot and 2 fish.

Learn More About Tracey's Book >>

Rachel Filler

Rachel Filler
Editor-In-Chief

Rachel is the Editor-in-Chief of Moomah the Magazine and project manager of Do Unto Animals. She is an Australian born educator who moved to New York to find inspiration for making children's learning fun, creative and engaging. We don’t know what she’s saying half the time with her exotic Australian accent, but it always sounds so good. Besides managing the magazine, she also manages our collective A.D.D.

Lisel Ashlock

Lisel Ashlock
Creative Director

Lisel Ashlock is the Creative Director of Moomah the Magazine, and illustrator of Do Unto Animals. She is an accomplished illustrator & designer who has received several illustration awards and accolades for her work. We love to peer over her shoulder as she creates beauty for the site. Sure she has carpal tunnel syndrome…but dammit we love pretty things. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and sweet cat whose name we still can’t pronounce. 

View Lisel's work >>

{ Free-Agent Correspondents }

Dr. Anne Marie Albano

Dr. Anne Marie Albano

Dr. Anne Marie Albano is the Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD). I am thrilled to call Dr. Albano, Anne Marie, as she is now my very good friend and mentor. I would tell you more about her, but I don’t want diminish her street cred as a renowned and respected doctor. Oh, but I have stories! 
Learn more about CUCARD >>
Click here for Anne Marie's Website >>

Danielle Ash

Danielle Ash

Danielle is an Emmy-Award winning animator and educator. She’s adorable, sweet, patient and has an air of other worldliness about her. She received her MFA in experimental animation at CalArts and BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She enjoys contemplating the universe while playing her saw. View Danielle's work >>

Lindsey Ashlock

Lindsey Ashlock

Lindsey works hard to do things other than her job as a High School English teacher. While she does take a certain pleasure in reading hours of student essays about Fahrenheit 451, sometimes she needs a break. That’s when she tackles amateur photography endeavors, summer runs on the lake, antique buying and writing & editing for Moomah the Magazine. Additionally, Lindsey stays busy developing a line of custom linen aprons & homewares, Pioneer (stay tuned!). 

Monique Gibson

Monique Gibson

Right now Tracey Stewart is working very hard to be Monique Gibson's best friend (sadly for Tracey, Monique is working very hard to be Maggie Rose's best friend). She is an enchanting combination of height, auburn hair, exotic looks and an accent that originates from the Appalachian Mountains. She is an interior designer extraordinaire and the founder of The Portrait Project: a non-profit that connects children around the world through the arts. Learn more about The Portrait Project >>

Dr. Matthew Goldfine

Dr. Matthew Goldfine

Matthew Goldfine, Ph.D. is a faculty member and senior psychologist at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD). His clinical expertise lies in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of children, adolescents, and young adults with anxiety, mood, and disruptive behavior disorders. Dr. Goldfine also specializes in early childhood intervention, with extensive experience working with parents to address common issues in young children. In addition to Moomah, Dr.Goldfine has been featured in media pieces for Oprah.com, The Associated Press, and CJAD radio. Click Here for more information on Dr. Goldfine >>

Kimberly Graham

Kimberly Graham

Moomah veteran, Kimberly Jason is the kind of woman that even powerful women want to be bossed around by. She loves to scoop up chaos, throw it over her shoulder and get the job done. She lives in Brooklyn Heights with her documentary filmmaker and photographer husband, Brock and their two fun and incredibly rambunctious kids (ages 6 and 3). She teaches natural childbirth and had her last baby in a bathtub at home. Ironically, she cries like a baby if she has to get a shot. 

Caity Gray

Caity Gray

Caity is our resident college student. She studies Media & Communications at NYU. It's hard to believe she has a life beyond writing research papers on the history of television... but alas! In her time not spent on homework or trying to find her glasses, you can find her petting puppies, working on film sets and laughing at her own jokes.

Kim Korson

Kim Korson

Kim Korson is one of our favorite female writers. She’s funny as sh&t!!!! Before we start to read her submissions we tease each other that it’s time to don our adult diapers. She says she’s mortified that her bio pic is one of her wearing sunglasses but that's what happens when you are the family photographer; you have to wait for someone else to take a pic on a random vacation. She recently packed up her urban, briefly suburban family, and moved to Southern Vermont. She is mostly hard at work chronicling her experience.

Aida Naba Koski

Aida Naba Koski

Don't be fooled by her skinny bod. This girl loves food and loves to bring the joy of food to others. A master of Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Asian and South American cuisines, for over 15 years Aida worked for some of New York’s top restaurants, including Le Bernardin, The Lobster Club, Gotham Bar & Grill and Laundry Restaurant. Mother of twins, she is an established private chef with a gift for variety, gourmet and home-style cooking. Aida says, “I love what I do and do what I love”. Amen sista!
 Click here for Aida's Website >>

Jodi Levine

Jodi Levine

Jodi is a lifelong crafter who found the perfect job in the Craft Department at Martha Stewart Living, where she worked for nineteen years. Her unique ability to transform everyday items into inspirational ideas led to her own website, Super Make It and her first book, Candy Aisle Crafts. We're particularly jealous of Jodi's ability to craft her own beautiful fabric necklaces... and to wear them so dang well!! Click here to learn more about Super Make It >>

Doan Ly

Doan Ly

Doan Ly is the lead floral designer for Sprout Home in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, with the sleep-weary eyes to prove it. Her obsession with flowers began in college in Northern California where she helped herself to all the amazing variety of flowers her campus grounds offered. Her room was always filled with foliage until it was rudely pointed out that she was breaking the law. She's happy to now be lawfully employed in flowers.
View Doan's Flower Arranging Toolbox >>

Rachel McGinn

Rachel McGinn

Philadelphia raised, Rachel spent some time living in NYC, working as Fashion Editor for J.Crew, before returning to her hometown to raise her kids and develop her love of photography. A freelance lifestyle photographer and Creative Director of online magazine Grays Lane, we are thrilled to have Rachel as our expert on all things photography. View Rachel's website >>

Michelle Murré

Michelle Murré

Michelle is a travel curator extraordinaire. She and her husband, Roderick co-founded Azurine a luxury travel firm based in San Francisco with stints in Paris and the Napa Valley. They journey across the globe sourcing the most authentic experiences for their clientele because, well, somebody’s got to do it… 
Click Here to learn more about Azurine Travel >>

Maggie Rose

Maggie Rose

Maggie loves art, music and her dog Barkly. She is constantly coming up with new art projects that we find enchantingly creative and fun. Maggie is an endless resource for Moomah the Magazine. If we're being honest, she's our number one source for ideas, inspiration and project management! Did I mention she's got some mean dance moves?

Nate Thomas

Nate Thomas

Nate loves animation, video games and dining out. He enjoys playing the guitar, writing songs, and singing his own tunes. Despite his young age, he is our most trusted advisor on all things technology related. Whether it's fixing the remote, acquiring a wifi signal, or giving us a boys perspective, Nate is our go-to-guy.

Dr. Sandra Pimentel

Dr. Sandra Pimentel

Dr. Sandra Pimentel is a Clinical Psychologist and Associate Director of the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD). In addition to her expertise in anxiety and behavioral issues in children and adolescents, she specializes in talking about her love for her large Portuguese family and being from New Jersey. 
Click Here to learn more about Dr. Sandra Pimentel >>

Dr. Aliza Pressman

Dr. Aliza Pressman

Aliza Pressman is the co-founder of Seedlings Group. She is on the faculty at Mount Sinai School of Medicine as a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics. She teaches pediatric residents child-development and parent education and runs parenting groups for at-risk mothers... blah blah blah, she’s very impressive (you can read more about that on her website). Learn more about Seedlings Group >>

Dr. Joanna Robin

Dr. Joanna Robin

Dr. Joanna Robin is a Clinical Psychologist at the Columbia University Clinic for Anxiety and Related Disorders (CUCARD) and Co-founder of Westchester Anxiety Treatment. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety in children, adolescents, and adults. When not working, Joanna tries to take her own advice in raising her two daughters. Learn more about CUCARD >>

Wendy Weiner

Wendy Weiner

Having gardened at home while raising her children, Wendy gained the experience and knowledge she needed to take it on the road once her boys had grown. Noticing a niche in the gardening world for a garden mentor, Wendy started a vegetable gardening service called The Front Yard Farmer, which really did happen in her front yard. View The Front Yard Farmer >>

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