Nicole Powell

Nicole Powell
Nicole Powell's journey spans continents and cities. Born in Manila, Philippines, she grew up in the Bronx, NY, and later explored life in California and NYC before settling in St. Louis seven years ago. Alongside her husband, she navigated the city's vibrant offerings as a couple, tying the knot and welcoming their first child in 2018. In addition to writing for St. Louis Mom, Nicole is the founder and owner of HALCON Marketing Solutions, a woman and minority-owned brand strategy and marketing agency. Through HALCON, she empowers businesses to transform into powerful and profitable brands. Yet, above all her professional achievements, Nicole takes immense pride in her role as "Mom," balancing the demands of entrepreneurship with the joys and challenges of raising two toddlers.

A Love Letter To My Filipino Features

Moving to America at an early age meant transitioning from a country and community where faces resembled mine to being in classrooms and social environments where I was one of only a few Filipinos....

No More Excuses: How Motherhood Helped Me Find the REAL Me

When I was pregnant with my first son, I remember googling "Postpartum Care" and was a ball of anxiety after reading the results. Almost every article focused on the challenges of parenting (i.e., how...