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The Mom 2.0 Iris Awards Are Here, & The Winners Are...

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Tonight's the night, friends! Every year at the Mom 2.0 Summit, the brightest lights of the parenting internet gather to honor the best of their own. Mom 2.0's annual Iris Awards reward the behind-the-scenes work that goes into those gorgeous (or chaotic, depending on the personal brand) kitchens, those hilarious Facebook and Instagram lives, the seemingly-effortless Twitter quips, the newsletters that show up like clockwork, the sponsorships that seem to just roll in.

Romper is thrilled to be a Mom 2.0 Summit media partner for the second year in a row and to be sponsoring the Iris Awards, including the People's Choice Award honoring your favorite content creator of the year.

In this year of social distancing and at the conclusion of Mom 2.0's first-ever, truly amazing virtual Summit, the awards will be streamed live tonight, Thursday, September 17, at 6 p.m. PT/9 p.m. ET here on Romper in a video stream below. Check out the nominees below, and we'll see you here for the awards!

The 2020 Mom 2.0 Everywhere Summit is brought to all of us by premier sponsor Medieval Times; presenting sponsor GSK; official sponsors WaterWipes, Intellivision, and Responsibility.org; and "Friends of Mom" Babo Botanicals, Licefreee!, Trane, Bluehost, Constant Contact, and CocoBaba.

2020 Iris Award Nominees & Winners

Entrepreneur of the Year

Morra Aarons-Mele, Women Online*

www.wearewomenonline.com/the-team

Samantha Ettus, Park Place Payments

www.parkplacepayments.com/our-story/

Tamara McNeil, Just Like Me Box

www.justlikemebox.com/

Samantha Barnes, Raddish Kids

www.raddishkids.com/pages/story

Jessica Honegger, Noonday Collection

www.noondaycollection.com/about/leadership-jessica/

Meagan Francis + Sarah Powers, Life Listened

lifelistened.com/team/

Breakout of the Year

Dude Dad, Taylor Calmus

www.youtube.com/channel/UCnQjDnWKwV81mXEiuiA9Vqg

Nick North, Epic Danger Blog

epicdangerblog.com/

Austin Channing Brown

austinchanning.com/

Roo Powell

medium.com/@sloane_ryan

Christina Brown, Brandi Sellers-Jackson, Candace Montgomery, Ashley Chea, and Kelly McKnight, Moms in Color

themomsincolor.com/

Kelly Wickham Hurst, Being Black at School*

beingblackatschool.org/kelly-wickham-hurst

Philanthropic Work of the Year

Sili Recio, Moms Rising

www.momsrising.org/blog/users/sili-recio

Zoe Winkler Reinis, Elsa Collins and Yolanda Selene Walther-Meade, This is About Humanity

www.thisisabouthumanity.com/

Glennon Doyle – Together Rising

togetherrising.org

Jen Lee Reeves: Born Just Right

www.bornjustright.org/

Jill Krause and her work with the Val Verde Border Humanitarian Coalition*

jillkrause.com/call-to-action-help-a-border-humanitarian-coalition

Shannon Watts, Moms Demand Action

momsdemandaction.org/shannon-watts

Mom Blog of the Year

Mom Babble by Mary Katherine Backstrom

mombabble.com

Mom Spark by Amy Bellgardt

momspark.net

Love Brown Sugar by Christina Brown

www.lovebrownsugar.com

The Mom Creative by Jessica Turner

www.themomcreative.com/blog

Tech Savvy Mama by Leticia Barr*

techsavvymama.com

Dad Blog of the Year

Dad and Buried, Mike Julianelle

dadandburied.com

Designer Daddy, Brent Almond

designerdaddy.com

Dude Dad, Taylor Calmus*

www.dudedad.com

Nick North

www.nicknorth.co

The Daddy Files, Aaron Gouveia

www.daddyfiles.com

Group Blog of the Year

Mommy Poppins

mommypoppins.com

Romper

www.romper.com

Brown Mamas*

brownmamas.com/about

Single Mom Nation

www.single-momnation.com

Filter Free Parents

filterfreeparents.com

Life of Dad

www.lifeofdad.com

Instagram of the Year

Sarah Nicole Landry @thebirdspapaya*

www.instagram.com/thebirdspapaya

Astronaut Harrison @smallstepsaregiantleaps

www.instagram.com/smallstepsaregiantleaps

Mattie James @themattiejames

www.instagram.com/themattiejames

Angela J. Kim @mommydiary

www.instagram.com/mommydiary

Lorraine Ladish @lorrainecladish

www.instagram.com/lorrainecladish

Katie Crenshaw @katiemcrenshaw

www.instagram.com/katiemcrenshaw

Podcast of the Year

The Mom Hour with Meagan Francis and Sarah Powers

themomhour.com/episodes

Parenting and Politics with Diana Limongi

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/parenting-and-politics/id1441075888

Midlife Mixtape Podcast with Nancy Davis Kho*

midlifemixtape.com/midlife-mixtape-podcast

For the Love with Jen Hatmaker

jenhatmaker.com/podcast

10 Things To Tell You with Laura Tremaine

www.10thingstotellyou.com

Selfie with Kristen Howerton and Roo Powell

lifelistened.com/category/selfie

Livestream of the Year

AMAZE Live! sex ed with host Christine Koh*

www.facebook.com/pg/AMAZEparents/videos

Mommy Shorts, Ilana Wileswww.instagram.com/mommyshorts

Juggling the Jenkins, Tiffany Jenkins

www.facebook.com/JugglingTheJenkinsBlog

Mom Babble, Mary Katherine Backstrom

www.facebook.com/MomBabble

That’s Inappropriate, Meredith Masony

www.facebook.com/thatsinappropriateblog

The Geekly Show by Tania Lamb, Amiyrah Martin, Tessa Smith, Sarah and Amanda Taylor

www.facebook.com/TheGeeklyShow

The Baby Guy, Jamie Grayson

www.facebook.com/Jamie.Grayson

Author / Book of the Year

Anyone Can Be President: The Super-Smart Guide to Being the Ruler of the Free World by David Vienna www.amazon.com/Anyone-Can-Be-President-Super-Smart/dp/1683491114

Hatch, Leap, Soar: Your 3-Steps to Total Fulfillment, Real Success and True Happiness by LaToyia Dennis www.amazon.com/Hatch-Leap-Soar-Fulfillment-Happiness/dp/1633539520/

I Miss You When I Blink by Mary Laura Philpott

www.amazon.com/Miss-You-When-Blink-Essays/dp/1982102802

The Thank-You Project: Cultivating Happiness One Letter of Gratitude at a Time by Nancy Davis Kho www.amazon.com/Thank-You-Project-Cultivating-Happiness-Gratitude/dp/0762468459

Raising Good Humans: A Mindful Guide to Breaking the Cycle of Reactive Parenting and Raising Kind, Confident Kids by Hunter Clarke-Fields* www.amazon.com/Raising-Good-Humans-Parenting-Confident/dp/1684033888

On Being Human: A Memoir of Waking Up, Living Real, and Listening Hard by Jennifer Pastiloff

www.amazon.com/Being-Human-Memoir-Waking-Listening/dp/1524743569

God Land: A Story of Faith, Loss, and Renewal in Middle America by Lyz Lenz

www.amazon.com/God-Land-Renewal-Middle-America/dp/0253041538/

Most Entertaining Content

Mom Babble, Mary Katherine Backstrom

mombabble.com

What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood, Amy Wilson and Margaret Ables

www.whatfreshhellpodcast.com

The Holderness Family*

theholdernessfamily.com

Beleaf In Fatherhood, Glen Henry

www.beleafinfatherhood.com

Pregnant Chicken, Amy Morrison

pregnantchicken.com

Most Community Engagement

Courage to Earn, Brandi Riley*

couragetoearn.com/about-brandi/

Design Mom, Gabrielle Blair

www.designmom.com

Selfie, Kristen Howerton and Roo Powell

www.facebook.com/selfiepodcast

Mom Spark, Amy Bellgardt

momspark.net

Asha Dornfest

ashadornfest.com/can-blogs-rebuild-america

Best Sponsored Content

Tiffany Jenkins & Meredith Masony, Grove Collaborativewww.facebook.com/watch/?v=382321182532429

Katie Crenshaw, Full Circle/NYC Marathonkatiecrenshaw.com/i-ran-the-new-york-city-marathon

Christine Koh, ACES/AAPwww.bostonmamas.com/blog/aces

LaShawn Wiltz, Poiseeverydayeyecandy.com/getting-back-to-a-back-to-school-routines

Dove’s Paid Paternity Leave* Campaignwww.dove.com/us/en/men-care/paternity-pledge.html

Mom Spark for Liberty Mutualmomspark.net/3-things-i-didnt-know-when-i-sent-my-kid-off-to-college

Best Writing

Kristen Mae, Abandoning Pretense

abandoningpretense.com

Jenny Albers, A Beautifully Burdened Life

abeautifullyburdenedlife.com

Roo Powell as Sloane Ryan on Medium*

medium.com/@sloane_ryan

Amy Chesler

amybchesler.com

Best Photography

Aaron Sheldon

www.instagram.com/smallstepsaregiantleaps

Amber Faust

www.faustisland.com

Elizabeth McGuire, Sibling Revelry*

www.siblingrevelryproject.com

Erika Ortega, The Busy Life Plus Three

thebusylifeplusthree.com

One Big Happy Life

onebighappylife.com/travel

Best Use of Video

Jennifer and Jayda, Jennifer Borget | Cherish 365www.youtube.com/channel/UCooeByC3XWuuBSVLQOAaMEQ

Dude Dad, Taylor Calmus

www.youtube.com/channel/UCnQjDnWKwV81mXEiuiA9Vqg

That’s Inappropriate, Meredith Masony

thatsinappropriate.com

Juggling the Jenkins, Tiffany Jenkins

jugglingthejenkins.com

Truth Bomb Mom series, Amy Bellgardt

www.facebook.com/truthbombmom

The Holderness Family*

theholdernessfamily.com

Romper People’s Choice Award

Rachel Sobel*

www.whineandcheezits.com

Tara Clark

www.instagram.com/modernmomprobs

Alyce Chan

www.instagram.com/momcomnyc

Claire Zulkey

twitter.com/TheEvilWitches