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5 Steps to Prepare For The Back-to-School Battle

Anjali Varma | Posted 10.29.2014 | Parents
Anjali Varma

I've learned that half the battle in getting kids back to school is the prep you do the week leading up to it. The other half is remaining organized and prepared once the school year starts.

5 Reasons You Should Keep Pushing Past Your Doubts

Tiana Patrice | Posted 10.28.2014 | Business
Tiana Patrice

Entrepreneurship isn't easy. If it were, everyone would be doing it. But it's totally worth it. Here are 5 reasons you should keep pushing through even when times get hard.

5 Tips For Developing Compelling Content

Anjali Varma | Posted 09.22.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

A common excuse for not blogging is "I have nothing to blog about." However, if you run a business and cater to a customer base you do have something to talk about! It might take a bit of creativity, but the content is there.

Step 1: How to Invent an honest product Tips from a Shark Tank Contestant

Susie K Taylor | Posted 09.08.2014 | Small Business
Susie K Taylor

If you want to look back at your self many years from now and hold up a product you invented and be really proud of it from the core it takes 10 easy steps.

5 Ways to Reset, Renew and Thrive

Anjali Varma | Posted 06.29.2014 | Women
Anjali Varma

"Are you stretched too thin? Feeling guilty all the time? Wish you had more time in the day? Focused on the bad instead of the good? It's time to pause ... " Speakers at the Thrive conference shared these five ways that you can reset, renew and begin to thrive.

How Small Business Owners Should Participate in 'Bring Your Kids to Work Day'

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 06.25.2014 | Small Business
Deborah Sweeney

To encourage small business owners to break from the fold and start showing off their job to their kids, here is my advice on what to do when you bring your kids to work.

Mompreneur Spotlight: Angie Hicks, Founder of Angie's List

Anjali Varma | Posted 04.21.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

For the web series The Modern Mompreneur, Angie shares her thoughts on the skills that are important to grow an entrepreneurial venture and shares surprising advice on not always needing an original idea to launch a successful business.

5 Ways to Cut Business Costs in 2014

Anjali Varma | Posted 03.15.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Kick off 2014 with a complete review of your business expenses, and focus on these five areas to save your business money in the coming year.

5 Tips to Make Next Holiday Season Less Stressful

Anjali Varma | Posted 03.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
Anjali Varma

Set a calendar reminder on November 1st to start the holiday card process. This is a great reminder to get started early so that you are not cramming at the last minute to get your cards out the door.

#Mompreneurs: Why This Woman Loves Lice

Sandy Abrams | Posted 02.09.2014 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Risa Barash Sometimes it's the ugly problems that make for a beautiful business. Lice are pesky critters, but Risa Barash, co-founder of Fairy Tale...

From Prophet to Profit: A Woman's Business Weapon

Caryn Chow | Posted 02.07.2014 | Small Business
Caryn Chow

My grandmother raised four kids, and became a single parent when my grandfather passed on and my younger uncle was a tender 14. Learning to become profitable was not something she even thought about. She was "savvy" before savvy was a "business" household name.

#Mompreneurs: From Dentistry to Diaper Changing

Sandy Abrams | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Dana Fort's idea for the Poopoose diaper changing table could very well be the "crowning" achievement of her dental career. She has new clients and opportunities that she's sifting through as she continues to work on both careers.

5 Guiding Principles From Successful Women Entrepreneurs

Anjali Varma | Posted 12.22.2013 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Every speaker reiterated the importance of confidence in your idea, your vision and how you convey yourself to the business community. Many also reinforced exuding this confidence whether you have it or not.

Mompreneur Spotlight: Jacqui Boland, Founder of Red Tricycle

Anjali Varma | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Jacqui Boland had an 'aha moment' when she was pregnant with her son and realized that there was not a resource for Seattle moms looking for fun and engaging activities with their kids. She founded Red Tricycle to fill this void in the mom market.

Tips For Quick and Easy Family Dinners

Anjali Varma | Posted 11.25.2013 | Parents
Anjali Varma

All busy moms have faced this all-too-familiar scenario: it's 6:00, the kids are starving, you're exhausted and you have no idea what you're serving for dinner tonight! Couple that with an empty pantry or fridge and a picky eater and it is a "recipe" for disaster.

VIDEO: Back-to-School Tips for the Busy Mom

Anjali Varma | Posted 11.10.2013 | Parents
Anjali Varma

Most of our kids are now back to school and most of us moms are happy to have our children back into a routine! However, it can sometimes be challenging to get back into that routine and to prepare for the back to school daily grind.

Are You Tapped Into The Power Of Moms?

Nancy Stevens | Posted 10.29.2013 | Small Business
Nancy Stevens

I searched and searched and when I realized there was no magic wand that could whip up a dream job with all the baby-toting bells and whistles, I rolled up my sleeves and got to work creating my own company with a family-friendly culture.

Marketing Tips: Building Brand Awareness

Anjali Varma | Posted 10.20.2013 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Whether you're a new business or an established one, creating brand awareness and keeping your brand top of mind are two critical components of your marketing strategy.

Style Tips for the Modern Mom: Looking Chic in Everyday Attire

Anjali Varma | Posted 09.30.2013 | Style
Anjali Varma

Many of us mompreneurs work from home and spend much of our day conducting work meetings, shuttling around our kids, trying to squeeze in a workout and running errands for home and work. Wouldn't it be great if we could accomplish all of this and also look stylish as well?

Tips for Networking Effectively

Anjali Varma | Posted 09.22.2013 | Small Business
Anjali Varma

Making connections and leveraging relationships is critical whether you are a mompreneur, working mom, or stay at home considering re-entering the work force.

5 Tips On Working With Your Adult Children In A Small Business

Melinda Emerson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Small Business
Melinda Emerson

Staffed solely by family, her husband, son and daughter, Linda could have easily retired when she sold the business for a healthy seven-figure number. Instead, she assisted her husband with his company for several years, and eventually was recruited by her son to join and economically back his business, Infusion Sciences. This move made her son, Budge Collinson, Linda's new boss.

Mompreneurs: Launching Small Biz With $500 and a Baby on the Way

Sandy Abrams | Posted 08.19.2013 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Entrepreneurs are known to be risk takers, but in Kendra Scott's case, there seemed to be more risk in not starting her business after her husband was out of work while she was pregnant.

#Mompreneurs: Branding Yourself for Business

Sandy Abrams | Posted 08.11.2013 | Small Business
Sandy Abrams

Rene Syler is the perfect example of someone who had success on national television and was fired, hit rock bottom trying to stay in an industry that just didn't fit anymore and then created her own career built around her own unique brand online.

Catherine New

LOOK: Meet 5 Moms Building Business Empires

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 05.11.2013 | Small Business

Starting a company under normal circumstances is no easy feat. Add in a newborn baby and the venture is epic. But for many expecting mothers, parentho...

A New Generation of 'Mominists'?

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 07.08.2013 | Parents
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

I think it might be time to step back, press pause on the kvetching and appreciate where we're at as a culture of mothers right now. It's really pretty amazing.