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5 Simple Steps to Unleash Your Brilliance and Own Your Value

Christina Jandali | Posted 11.23.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Christina Jandali

The truth was, the only thing separating those successful entrepreneurs from me, was my willingness to step into my power and own my brilliance.

'I'm Tired...' and Other Startling Discoveries of a Mompreneur

Megan Brosterman | Posted 11.24.2015 | Women
Megan Brosterman

There are so many articles out there about women in the workplace and the choices they have to make. A successful career or family first. How to measure success? To be honest, most of the time I'm not sure I'm meeting success in either area. This article is about what works for me.

Being a Mompreneur Never Stops

Lori Osterberg | Posted 11.11.2015 | Parents
Lori Osterberg

Being a mompreneur means juggling and multitasking and organizing every last moment of the day. And while it's easy to look forward to the day when life changes in some big way, I've learned that it isn't about what the next phase will bring. Instead, it's about how you approach each phase.

Entrepreneurs Wanted: No Experience Necessary

Kali Kasprzyk | Posted 11.11.2015 | Small Business
Kali Kasprzyk

No one and nothing can prepare you for starting your own business. Sure you can take classes, buy fancy software, lease office space, and "get your ducks in a row"; but when it comes down to it you have to simply have the drive to keep moving forward.

How to Stay Relevant as a Parent in the Digital Age | Posted 11.10.2015 | Parents

Kids in the House and Yalda T. Uhls want to bring attention to the challenges of parenting in a digital age.  As parents, how do you stay relevant in the digital age and how do you deal with your kids’ constant consumption of digital media?

Balancing Business With Being a Mom: 10 Steps to Make it Happen

Jacqueline Miller | Posted 10.22.2015 | Business
Jacqueline Miller

Do you have an entrepreneurial dream inside of you, but you've shelved it for the time being, because you're a mom? If so, you're not alone.

6 Must-Read September Blog Posts for the Fempreneur

Nancy Laws | Posted 10.01.2015 | Women
Nancy Laws

One thing that is amazing about being a blogger, is the opportunity to network with other bloggers and to discover amazing new blogs that help to si...

Confession: How I (Almost) Lost My Husband in 10 Days

Apryl Beverly | Posted 09.18.2015 | Business
Apryl Beverly

My husband came into the office, sat down in the chair and folded his hands. And bit his bottom lip. (I've known my husband for 12 years ... long enough to know trouble's brewing when he bites his lip.)

Positive Infectious Enthusiasm Land

Anna Shelley | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Anna Shelley

Wouldn't it be just feel incredible to feel excited to get up in the morning because you get to help people feel inspired and empowered, and you just can't wait to jump out of bed to do this?

Why Women Need Permission

Mia Redrick | Posted 08.31.2015 | Women
Mia Redrick

The most fulfilled women I know are the ones who have given themselves permission to be vulnerable enough to say they need support, and who have the clarity to ask for exactly what they need without seeking approval from anyone else.

Living as a Multipassionate Creative Should be Easy and Fun

Anna Shelley | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Anna Shelley

I know how hard it is when you are trying to make it as a self-employed entrepreneur. I know what it's like to not be sure if you're on the right path, and then to fumble your way through, not knowing if you've made the right decision, and not having any business sense.

Summertime Blues and the Working Mom

40 Percent and Rising | Posted 08.17.2015 | Parents
40 Percent and Rising

Summertime is supposed to be about slip-and-slides, pool parties and popsicles melting on tiny tongues. We all want our kids to have great summer memories, just like we did. For working moms, however, summertime can be a nightmare.

The Top 20 Lessons I've Learned From Running A Business From Home With Young Children

Uldouz Van Eenoo | Posted 08.06.2015 | Business
Uldouz Van Eenoo

I'm constantly amazed by how clever children can be. Personally, the best lessons I've learned in life have been taught to me by my kids. Questions that lead to a never ending trail of "why" leave me in awe of the way their little minds are constantly thinking.

Wonder Moms: Ali Smith

Dana Holmes | Posted 07.28.2015 | Women
Dana Holmes

A confident and happy woman makes a better mother. And whatever it takes to get there should be done.

Debunking the Mumpreneur Myths

Uldouz Van Eenoo | Posted 07.28.2015 | Business
Uldouz Van Eenoo

We are businesswomen. We are businesswomen who also happen to have children. I don't go into any other business and ask for a special rate on the basis of the owner's child status. Please pay us the same respect.

Yes, I'm a Mom, But I'm Also So Much More!

Anna Shelley | Posted 07.24.2015 | Parents
Anna Shelley

When I became pregnant with my first child, my greatest fear was being defined as a mother. Being defined as a mum, and nothing else. And not only that, but I feared not having room for anything in my life other than feeding, sleeping, nappies, washing, and cleaning.

As a Mother, More Work Gives Me More Balance

Uldouz Van Eenoo | Posted 07.23.2015 | 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?

ChicMompreneur's Budget Friendly Biz Tool of The Month

Nancy Laws | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
Nancy Laws

Why is 99designs awesome enough to make it on our ChicMompreneurs Favorite Biz Tool of the Month?

I Didn't Make $10k in 3 Days

Deandra Coleman | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
Deandra Coleman

The burgeoning field of online life, business, health, success coaching is a small wonder. Through the power of the internet and social media platforms like Facebook, being able to reach masses of people with one click of the "Post" button has become a new way of doing business.

5 Simple Home Office Changes, to Reduce Business Expenses

Nancy Laws | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
Nancy Laws

Running a business costs money, it's a clear and indisputable reality of being a business owner. As a mom, I am always looking for great ways to save money at home, from ways to save on food, household supplies, clothing, and so much more, it only makes sense that I would apply the same strategies to my business.

Waiting For Permission To Quit

Katie O'Brien | Posted 06.09.2015 | Women
Katie O'Brien

For most of my life, I've been seeking permission and validation to move forward -- everything from what sport to play as a kid to what area of concentration I was focusing on in college to what clothes I wore or car I drove as an adult. I was always being unconsciously influenced by others.

5 Tips For Moms Re-Entering The Work Force

Liane Jackson | Posted 06.02.2015 | Chicago
Liane Jackson

If you need to work full-time, many jobs now offer flex-time or hybrid part-time options. And it doesn't hurt to ask an employer for flexibility after getting an offer.

Re-Connecting With Our Humanity Through the On-Demand Economy

Renee Dua | Posted 05.22.2015 | Technology
Renee Dua

As I watched my 9-year-old niece grapple with a VCR tape the other day, it struck me that my own 14-month-old son might one day have the same quizzical look in the driver's seat of a car. Whether it's Uber or self-driving cars, he may well never learn to drive a car.

Mompreneur Spotlight: Founder of Hint Water, Kara Goldin

Anjali Varma | Posted 05.05.2015 | 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.

My Name Is Susan and I Like Going to People's Houses to Buy Stuff

Susan Maccarelli | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Susan Maccarelli

No, I am not talking about garage sales or illegal items. Like the rest of the free world, I read two posts about the various sides of the multi-level marketing parties yesterday -- you know, the Pampered Chef, Silpada, and most recently Jamberry businesses and all of the companies like that out there.