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The Truth About Having Two Babies In Two Years... And How to Survive

Genicca Whitney | Posted 10.20.2016 | Parents
Genicca Whitney

So, I'm writing this as I am one week away from my official due date. I just left the house to work in a coffee shop so that I could concentrate on the overwhelming list of things that I want to accomplish before baby #2 arrives and my life as we know it, will never be the same.

5 Signs You're Standing In The Way of Your Own Business's Success

Nellie Akalp | Posted 08.05.2016 | Business
Nellie Akalp

As entrepreneurs, we face many challenges as we start and grow our businesses. Funding uncertainties, competitive pressures, economic downturns, and more put a multitude of obstacles in our paths. But sometimes, the most difficult roadblock hindering our success is ourselves. Could you be standing in the way of your business achieving its full potential? If you exhibit any of the below characteristics, you are likely thwarting your ability to improve and grow your business.

Starting A Business: You Might Be Ready, But Is Your Family?

Nellie Akalp | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Nellie Akalp

Entering the world of entrepreneurship is exciting and exhilarating, but it also demands some sacrifices. Especially when you're in the startup phase, managing work and your personal life can get tricky.

Making Boss Moves: Find Balance in Family, Business And Still Have Fun!

Roz A. Gee | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
Roz A. Gee

When Nicole Nixon made the decision to become a full-fledged entrepreneur, she didn't spend years wrestling with the notion or months grappling with b...

Knowing When to Give Up - 4 Signs It's Time to Change Your Career

Genicca Whitney | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Genicca Whitney

Knowing When to Give Up - 4 Signs It's Time to Change Your Career It's easy to feel trapped in a career when you convince yourself that there is no...

5 Secrets to a Successful Business with a Baby at Home

Sandra Guynes | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Sandra Guynes

Maybe I was experiencing some crazy postpartum psychosis, because when my daughter turned three months I decided to take my coaching business online. I literally worked with my baby in one arm and my laptop in the other. A decision and journey I'm so thankful I started on.

Exploring Diverse Skin Tones During Black History Month

Sonia Smith-Kang | Posted 02.22.2016 | Black Voices
Sonia Smith-Kang

The MultiCulti Corner collaborated on a project for a group I co-founded with Delia Douglas of DDHPR called MultiCulti Corner (MCC). This project is perfect anytime but found it a great learning experience for Black History Month.

5 Revealing Reasons to Start Your Side Hustle in 2016

Liesha Petrovich | Posted 12.10.2015 | Business
Liesha Petrovich

Call it whatever you want: solopreneur, freelancer, mompreneur or side hustler. Everyone's getting into the side business game. According to a recent ...

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Berson, President and Founder, Jeneration PR

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.23.2016 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer Berson is the President & Founder of Jeneration PR, a Public Relations & Social Media Marketing firm specializing in promoting beauty, baby &...

Get Your Life, Mommy: 5 Simple Steps to Becoming More Organized

Patrice Tartt | Posted 08.13.2016 | Parents
Patrice Tartt

One beautiful thing about being a mother is, even when you lose your mind in the midst of all the noise and chaos that is going on around you, you are still able to weather the storm, remain collected (maybe not calm), and handle your business like a boss -- like only a Mommy Diva can.

As a Mother, More Work Gives Me More Balance

Uldouz Van Eenoo | Posted 07.23.2016 | Parents
Uldouz Van Eenoo

After spending the last few years being lucky enough to spend my time at home raising my children, I've started asking myself a new question: How I can build more work into my life so that I can, again, exist in a more well-rounded universe?

Mompreneur Spotlight: How to Build a Following & Make a Living on YouTube

Anjali Varma | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Anjali Varma

Judy Travis began sharing videos of beauty tips that she recorded on her handheld camera when she was in college. 7 years later, she is a mom of 3 girls, has 5 YouTube channels, millions of subscribers, hundreds of millions of views, and both her and her husband have made a career leveraging her thriving YouTube presence.

Prepping For Summer Camp: Packing Tips and Lunch Ideas

Anjali Varma | Posted 07.10.2016 | Parents
Anjali Varma

Summer time means summer camp! Often times the prep for summer camp differs from the day to day school routine. In this video I share tips on what to pack, how to get your kids out the door on time, and fun and creative ideas for packing snacks and lunch for summer camp.

Is Confidence The Key To Success For Female Entrepreneurs?

Anjali Varma | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Anjali Varma

When interviewing successful female entrepreneurs I often ask the question "what are the secrets to your success" and "what are the must-haves for successful entrepreneurs". Diane von Furstenberg, Stella&Dot founder Jessica Herrin, Tory Burch and several others have indicated that confidence is one trait that is critical to success.

Mompreneur Spotlight: Founder of Hint Water, Kara Goldin

Anjali Varma | Posted 05.04.2016 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

When Kara Goldin started putting fruit in her water 10 years ago, she had no idea that she had stumbled upon a business idea that would eventually lead to the creation of a new category in the beverage industry, grow to a 40 million dollar company, and help her lose over 25 pounds in the process.

Why Working Mothers Need Resilience

Sue Davey | Posted 06.22.2015 | Parents
Sue Davey

When the unexpected strikes, breathe to control your emotions, which in turn will allow you to develop a plan to tackle the immediate issues. And if you have time, recognize the fact that adapting to the unexpected and the difficult will make you -- and your brain -- stronger.

Bed Rest Made Me a Better Entrepreneur: 5 Key Things

Brigid Ward | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Brigid Ward

In retrospect, bed rest turned out to be not all bad. In fact, it helped me become the successful entrepreneur I am today.

There's More Than One Way to Define Entrepreneurial Success

Nellie Akalp | Posted 06.08.2015 | Small Business
Nellie Akalp

How do you know when you've made it as a business owner? What does true entrepreneurial success look like? Can it be measured by your bank account, number of employees, customers, or media mentions?

Get Smart: Five Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Nellie Akalp | Posted 05.10.2015 | Business
Nellie Akalp

Over the past year, I have been making a concerted effort to improve my work habits as a way to improve both my productivity and well-being.

5 Channels to Find Reliable Millennial Employees

Anjali Varma | Posted 04.13.2015 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Finding reliable, talented, hard-working employees is a continual challenge for most small business owners. Many will argue that finding reliable, talented, hard-working millennial employees is even more of a challenge.

The New Mompreneur: 6 Easy Steps to Balancing Babies, Bodies and Business (While Still Keeping Your Sanity)

Patrice Tartt | Posted 04.01.2015 | Parents
Patrice Tartt

Mothers who are entrepreneurs have been around for ages. Within the last few years, the name "mompreneur" has been in heavy rotation by mom entrepreneurs everywhere. This title is so catchy because it is concise, yet it speaks volumes in regards to our priorities, which are our children first and business second.

Why This Mompreneur Is Taking an Entire Month Off and Why You Might Want to Do The Same

Katie O'Brien | Posted 02.18.2015 | Small Business
Katie O'Brien

When you're an entrepreneur, there's no such thing as use it or lose it vacation time. Being an entrepreneur is pretty much a 24/7 job. Add being a mother into the mix, you've got another 24/7 job on your plate.

Diane von Furstenberg's 10 Inspirational Quotes For Female Entrepreneurs

Anjali Varma | Posted 02.07.2015 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Diane von Furstenberg is best known as the iconic fashion designer behind the famed, chic wrap desk.

4 Simple Steps to Better Time Management

Katie O'Brien | Posted 01.24.2015 | Business
Katie O'Brien

In a recent survey to my community of fab modern-day mamas, they stated their biggest area of struggle is time management. There is no one-size-fits all in managing our time.

How Entrepreneurship Made Me a Better Parent

Sandy Abrams | Posted 12.06.2014 | Parents
Sandy Abrams

The business has taught me so much about life and parenting and it was always a step ahead of my kids so I could apply these business lessons to parenting.