Articles

Amy on Celebrating National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day
“If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased.” - Maya Angelou Today is National Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day and we celebrate with open arms the future...
My "Grave into Garden" Experience
Have you ever gone through a “Grave into Garden” experience in your life? It is going through a  situation where you literally think this is it, I have reached the breaking point of my life. I cannot begin to even...
Staff Spotlight: April Norman, Webstore Specialist
As part of our Stork Spotlight series, we had the opportunity to sit down with April Norman, Webstore Specialist, to talk about her own struggles with HG, how she manages to raise and homeschool three kiddos as a working mom,...
Amy on Working With Fear
At my worst, I could barely speak. I didn’t have the strength to pick up a phone. The doctors had given me 24 hours to turn things around. Why me? Though it was so difficult and isolating, I felt at...
Staff Spotlight: Mandi Koski, Amazon Account Director
As part of our Stork Spotlight series, we had the opportunity to sit down with Mandi Koski, our Amazon Account Director, to chat about her aspirations, her adorable dogs, and what it’s like to shop on Amazon all day. What...
Amy on Being Selected as Small Business of the Year
Last week, we were chosen as the Small Business of the Year by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce! When we received the award, one of the Chamber members joked, “We heard people told you not to move here....
Celebrate the Small Stuff
We always celebrate the big wins. The contracts getting signed, the deals being made, the products getting launched. Big wins are easy to celebrate. They’re recognizable (in fact, they kind of demand recognition). They represent the resolution or completion of...
Staff Spotlight: Maren Meitzer, Director of Customer Obsession
As part of our Stork Spotlight series, we had the opportunity to sit down with our Director of Customer Obsession, Maren Meitzer, to chat about obsessing over customers and the products that support her on the daily. What do you...
Amy on the Wisdom of Glass Balls + Ham Sandwiches
I’ve always valued my time. (I even graduated high school and college early because I didn’t want to waste any of it.) I thrive under pressure and like it when I have a lot on my plate. I’m not naturally...
Amy on What Being a College Athlete Taught Her
I’m never at my desk. “Where’s Amy?” is a frequent question around our office. My executive assistant Callie is always running around trying to tracking me down. I like to be in the action, buzzing between our buildings, talking to...
Amy on Our Company Culture
Pink Stork has been in business since 2015, and over that time, from working alone in my apartment to operating a global business with many employees, I’ve really come to understand how a company culture can evolve and its importance...
Staff Spotlight: Rachel Maul, Packaging Designer
As part of our Stork Spotlight series, we had the opportunity to sit down with Rachel Maul, one of Pink Stork’s packaging designers, to find out what a day in her life looks like -- and how PS products help...
Amy on Why She Moved Pink Stork to St. Augustine
While my husband (and Pink Stork’s COO) Thomas was in the Marines, he and I traveled across the country. That’s also when I started to build my business, Pink Stork, from our many tiny apartments on various military bases. After...
Amy on the One Thing She Looks for in Candidates
When visitors come to Pink Stork HQ, they often comment on one thing: how young our team is! Many of our employees come to us directly from Flager College (and some of them are still in school). Why do I...
Amy on Finding Your Why
Last week, I had the opportunity to speak at the St Johns County Chamber of Commerce Women With Vision Luncheon about the importance of finding the “why” behind your business. I was lucky to find mine, though it wasn’t an...
Amy on PCOS Awareness Month
Growing up, I was always able to trust my body. Since the age of eight, I had been an athlete, and I would even go on to play tennis in college. As someone whose body naturally performed, I was used...
Amy’s Why
At Pink Stork, wellness is personal. My name’s Amy Suzanne Upchurch, and I’m the Founder and CEO of Pink Stork. I’m also a proud mom of five, the wife of a Veteran Marine, a daughter, and a sister. I founded...
Advice for Your Best Postpartum Hair + Skin
Postpartum Hair Loss During pregnancy, your hair skips its shedding phase, so that’s why it seems so lush. Once you’re a new mom, your hair growth enters a resting phase, while also going through “excessive shedding” where it sheds nine...
How to Handle Postpartum Mood Swings
You’ve just had a baby, and you feel like you should feel like you’re on top of the world. But you might not be feeling joyful or excited. Postpartum mood swings, those “baby blues” are normal (about ⅔ of new...
Cranberry Lemonade Fertility Smoothie
Want TTC to go smooth(ie)? Our Cranberry Lemonade Fertility Smoothie contains our NEW Fertility Drink Mix with essential vitamins and nutrients to support your ovulation, conception, and hormones. What you’ll need: Almond Milk - ½ cup - Almond Milk contains...
GreenHer Cucumber Lime Refresher
Hot girl summer can be exhilarating … and exhausting! Whether you’re out by the pool, on the beach, or just trying to squeeze every last ounce of cool from your apartment’s only air conditioner, you might need a little refresh....