The Mom Life was founded by two mama’s and Jesus-loving besties living in Southern California, Monika Kirkland and Erika Ulrich. Both called to leadership, they began co-leading a women’s group at their home church, which ultimately spawned the vision for The Mom Life — a place where mama’s in every season can come and have a seat at the table. 

The Mom Life is a non-profit organization that exists to bring unity and encouragement to all generations of women walking out their motherhood journey. We believe the shared wisdom, support, and love of these women in their varying seasons will create a powerful force to uplift and empower mothers. 

We strive to create an environment where mothers can come to be refreshed, educated and empowered, encounter the love of Jesus, grow deeper in their faith, form a tribe of women for mutual support and encouragement, and give back to other moms in their community who could use a helping hand.

We do this through organized weekly group meetings, our online community, meet-ups, relaxing retreats, and empowering conferences. 

Monika Kirkland

Monika is happily married to her husband of over 7 years, Ryan Kirkland. Together they have two beautiful daughters, Eveleigh & Cora Beth. She is a writer and speaker passionate about sharing the true freedom & peace found in Jesus. She enjoys photography, coffee (like, a lot), reading, and traveling!  

Erika Ulrich

Erika Ulrich is a wife and mama to two handsome boys, Noah and Judah. She is a powerful teacher and evangelist, who is passionate about sharing the love and transformative power of Jesus. She enjoys baking cookies, working out (because of said cookies), writing, and teaching.