Meet the Writers of Detroit Mommies
Mallory Knee, our Detroit Mommies Lifestyle & Parenting Contributing Expert is a freelance writer for multiple online publications where she can showcase her affinity for all things home, lifestyle, and parenting. She particularly enjoys writing for communities of passionate women who come together for a shared interest and empower one another in the process. In her free time, you can find Mallory trying a fun new dinner recipe, practicing calligraphy, or hanging out with her family.
Shannon, mother of two teens, is the Owner of Detroit Mommies and is a lifestyle blogger of 17 years. She is the CEO of The Lazov Agency, Glameselle Beauty, and the owner of Glamorousmoms.com and Detroitfashionnews.com. Shannon is also the Founder & President of The Glamorous Moms Foundation, a non-profit organization that supports women and children rebuilding their lives from poverty, illness, human trafficking, addiction, and domestic violence. She is big on spreading love to those who need it most and loves to connect with other parents. Shannon has been awarded the Elite 40 under 40 award and has been featured on Fox 2 Detroit, WDIV Channel 4, WXYZ Channel 7, 96.3 WDVD, Styleline Magazine, Stoney Creek Living, Shelby Corners, and Metro Parent Magazine.
Karen Hoxey Roedding
Karen Hoxey Roedding is the new Detroit Mommies Skincare & Anti-Aging Expert Contributor. She is a wife, mom, business owner, and the mommy of 3 rescue doggies & 3 rescue kitties. She has been involved in the Beauty industry in various aspects for over 35 years. She was a professional model for 17 years and did live fashion in Detroit, NYC, and Los Angeles. Karen was in numerous commercials including a Super Bowl commercial as well as print for lip & nail products, car ads, and was also in Vogue magazine twice in the ’80s, etc. Karen was the Director & top talent agent for a very successful modeling, talent & production agency for years. She booked talent for live fashion, print, voiceovers, and commercials. Karen was also the manager for a very busy salon in Plymouth for 15 years. Under her management, she developed the salon into one of the Top 200 fastest growing salons in the U.S. Karen has been a leader with the #1 Skincare brand in North America for 12 years and is passionate about helping people get healthy skin and the importance of self-care. She helps people with anti-aging, sun damage, acne, sensitive skin, hydration, and more to achieve clear, calm, healthy, and radiant skin.
Detroit Mommies Fashion Expert, Raffaella Moda. Raffaella is an image/wardrobe consultant who strives to help women and men look and feel their best, gain confidence, and develop a style that is uniquely a reflection of themselves. She is raising her family here in Michigan but was born and raised in Italy where she earned a degree in piano performance and then later earned a degree in liberal arts here in the USA. In 2009, she decided to pursue her dream to help people find their inner-confidence through fashion. Certified through the American College of Professional Styling, Raffaella is the “go-to” Mom for fashion advice and motivation.