Meet the team

Caroline Taylor

Caroline Taylor

Founder / Managing Editor

Caroline has more than 15 years experience in digital marketing and founded her second child, Mum's Grapevine in 2008. Mum to ten year old Willie, Caroline's passionate about recycling and sustainable living.

Renita Gordon

Renita Gordon

Sales Director

Renita has over 7 years experience in digital marketing and publishing. With a background in finance, numbers excite her and she thrives on creating creative brand strategies that hit the mark every time.

Anita Butterworth

Anita Butterworth

Editorial Lead

Anita has 20 years media experience. For the past seven years, she's been immersed in the parenting field, writing everything from breaking news to potty training tricks. Anita lives in regional Victoria with her two busy boys.

Sammi Hall

Sammi Hall

Editorial Team

Sammi is a fun-loving, marketing guru with a creative flair. Always up for an adventure, she is loving the greatest one of all as new mum to ten month old Finn. Pooey nappies and all!

Natalie Esler

Natalie Esler

Editorial Team

A newspaper journo and editor in the years BC (Before Children), Nat lives in Melbourne with her husband and two children, Millie and Finn. She loves exploring all her home city has to offer young families - but always grabs a coffee first.

Louise Weeks

Louise Weeks

Editorial Team

Mum to six month old Flynn, Louise made the move from England but knows Melbourne better than most of us and is a wizard with words. She’s a clean freak and a recovering cakeaholic.

Sarina Singh

Sarina Singh

Editorial Team

Sarina has over ten years experience working across all areas of communications. She’s mum to one active toddler, with another on the way and loves to snap up a bargain.

Brooke Maree

Brooke Maree

Babywearing Expert

Mother of two, Brooke is a Babywearing Educator based in Brisbane. She is passionate about giving parents joy and confidence in wearing a baby carrier or sling. An expert in her field, Brook provides educational blogs, video tutorials, a monthly podcast, private consultations and workshops.

Lynne-McKensey Hall

Lynne-McKensey Hall

Lactation Expert

Lynne-McKensey Hall is an internationally certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) working as Lactation Consultant and Endorsed Midwife in Sydney. She specialises in antenatal breastfeeding and birth classes and ongoing breastfeeding support.

Edwina Sharrock

Edwina Sharrock

Midwifery Expert

Edwina Sharrock a registered midwife and mother of two. She's also the founder of Birth Beat - an online antenatal course that is simple, easy and convenient to watch from the privacy of your home.

Mandy dos Santos

Mandy dos Santos

Nutrition Expert

Mandy is a nutritionist, food scientist, author and Mama to three monkeys. Her kitchen is always messy with mini cooking experiments popping from every crevice. She adores everything about food and is passionate about nurturing the love of food in children and their families.

Stacey Astley-Clark

Stacey Astley-Clark

Hypnobirthing Expert

Stacey Astley-Clark is the founder of Buddha Babies; a social enterprise that helps expectant parents experience beautiful births using the power of Hypnobirthing and prenatal yoga.

Tara Mitchell

Tara Mitchell

Sleep Expert

Tara has over 15 years’ experience working with babies and toddlers. As a Paediatric Nurse, Mother and qualified Infant and Toddler Sleep Consultant, Tara uses her knowledge to bring about healthy sleep habits.

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