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Meet Your Indianapolis Moms Executive Team

Kait Baumgartner



Kait is a small town, Indiana girl who knew she was destined for the Big(ger) City when she grew up.  After graduating from Indiana University with a degree in Elementary Education, she found her love and passion as a second grade teacher in Indianapolis for over thirteen years. Recently a “retired” a teacher, Kait is the mom to three sweet littles, Cohen, Lola and Remy, and a teenage step-daughter.  When she isn’t busy attempting to play Super Mom, she enjoys running, fashion, Bravo TV, iced coffee and following the Royal Family. Kait and her husband Kurtis reside in Westfield where they are raising their young family. 

Paige Vauter


Events Director

Paige is a wife, mom, and technology professional. She is a (central) Indiana native and now resides in Westfield with her husband, son, and little one on the way. She runs on chai lattes and to do lists, and lives for cold weather, good books, and attempting to organize the chaos of this beautiful thing called motherhood. While not behind a computer (working), she and her husband can often be found outside, walking their two dogs or chasing their two sweet kiddos.



Chelsea Ohlemiller


Events Sales & Marketing Coordinator

Wife, mother and educator who has Indiana roots and a passionate spirit. Chelsea’s always had a way with words and a dramatic and energetic spirit. She is married to the love of her life, Justin. She’s the mother to a spunky and beautiful 7-year-old daughter named Hattie, an independent and rambunctious son who is 4, named Hutson and an adorable toddler named Hyland. She is a Ball State graduate but an Indiana University Hoosier at heart. 



Lauren Palmer


Communications Director

Lauren is an Indianapolis-based writer who lives in Broad Ripple with her husband, Jeff, and their persnickety Miniature Schnauzer, Sydney. In April 2015, a tiny, adorable human joined the family and another one in 2019. In addition to contributing to Indianapolis Moms Blog, Lauren is a member of the Indianapolis chapter of Women Writing for a Change, a national organization aimed at nourishing and celebrating female voices. Lauren writes about everything from running, craft beer and cooking to marriage, family relationships and motherhood.

Bailey Streicher


Social Media Coordinator

A self-proclaimed “Hot Mess Mom”, Bailey is enjoying her whirlwind life in Brownsburg with her husband, two toddlers and a newborn baby, and golden doodle. She’s a proud IU graduate, former Indianapolis Colts Cheerleader, and now taking on her greatest adventure of all, motherhood. When she’s not chasing her kids, she has a passion for dance, yoga, and Netflix. Bailey enjoys writing about real life as a mom: the good, the bad, and the sticky.



Amanda Shaffer


Managing Editor

Amanda is a stay-at-home mom to an adorable toddler, precious newborn and two puppies. A self proclaimed momarazzi she also runs a side business at Amanda Shaffer Photography. With a camera and coffee in hand she feels she can conquer anything. She is originally from a small sleepy town and is navigating motherhood and being in a big city all at once. Her husband is her biggest supporter and fan. 




Maria Eveslage


Team Photographer

Maria is an adventurous mom of two and a successful local photographer. She is the owner of Eveslage Photography LLC where she specializes in families and high school seniors. During the winter season, you can find Maria and her family skiing during their free time and then hitting the bike park during warmer weather. You can also catch her teaching a Jazzercise class at the Westfield studio.




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