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I’m Joy, the creator of Marmee – Nest Away From Nest. Hello and welcome! Marmee was inspired by the social spirit of my dad (who I lost in 2014) and the need for one on one connections with people. Being a stay-at-home parent is isolating and I felt as if I was losing my identity.  I wanted to create a space that made me feel like home, but without the craziness of family obligations. Marmee is my slice of the internet (for now).

the name…

 

I choose this word to represent the brand because of it’s double meaning. The spelling comes from my favorite classic book, Little Women. In a letter to the NY Times editor regarding the article Marmee DearestI discovered the pronunciation to be “mommy” with a silent “r”

“The Greek meaning of the name Marmee is shining. People with this name have a deep inner desire to inspire others in a higher cause, and to share their own strongly held views on spiritual matters.”

I’m Joy, the creator of Marmee – Nest Away From Nest. Hello and welcome! Marmee was inspired by the social spirit of my dad (who I lost in 2014) and the need for one on one connections with people. Being a stay-at-home parent is isolating and I felt as if I was losing my identity.  I wanted to create a space that made me feel like home, but without the craziness of family obligations. Marmee is my slice of the internet (for now).

the name…

 

I choose this word to represent the brand because of it’s double meaning. The spelling comes from my favorite classic book, Little Women. In a letter to the NY Times editor regarding the article Marmee DearestI discovered the pronunciation to be “mommy” with a silent “r”

“The Greek meaning of the name Marmee is shining. People with this name have a deep inner desire to inspire others in a higher cause, and to share their own strongly held views on spiritual matters.”

end goal = the nest

 

The original concept I envisioned was for Marmee to exist as a brick and mortar lifestyle boutique lounge (that’s a mouth full!) Not only would the space be a haven for moms, but a place for women to celebrate life’s nesting moments. Stay tuned.