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Meet Our Mississauga Director: Jennifer Ellis

Hello, Mississauga Moms! I’m Jen Ellis, the Director of Mommy Connections Mississauga.

My journey as a mom began three years ago when my first daughter was born. It was early January—cold, dark and so snowy. Like many moms I wasn’t sleeping, and breastfeeding around the clock. While I was fortunate that my friends also had kids around the same time, I felt trapped by the winter and longed to make connections with local moms.

At the time I was living in the High Park neighbourhood and joined Mommy Connections West Toronto. It was a consistent highlight of my week! I got out and met other moms in a supportive environment, and I felt less alone. I learned so much about my baby as well as my recovering body, and I had fun! After each session I felt energized and motivated. An unexpected benefit: I made a friend, who also has a daughter just a week older than my own.

My family moved to Port Credit in the summer of 2018. I love it here—it’s such a vibrant community, especially given all the families with young children living here. Mississauga really is an amazing city to raise a family, and I’m proud to call it home.

In October 2018 I joined the Mommy Connections team, and began running the Mississauga chapter in January 2019. In addition to my role with Mommy Connections I run a Public Relations consultancy, having worked in PR for a decade, and also work as a professional contemporary/hip hop dancer and dance educator.

I am passionate about helping parents make meaningful connections. Through Mommy Connections, I hope that you can find your mom village like I found mine. I look forward to engaging with each of you, helping nurture this awesome community of Mississauga moms, and bringing you the best baby- and child-focused resources that the city has to offer.

If you have any questions, I’d love to hear from you at

We’re all in this wild and wonderful journey of parenthood together.


“Whether you’re looking for advice or just to commiserate about the sleepless nights, I’d highly recommend Mommy Connections!”

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