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Mompreneur Cindy Hartog's Culinary Venture

Mompreneur Cindy Hartog's Culinary Venture

Mom and entrepreneur Cindy Hartog of Westport, CT, started Cindy's Sous Chefs after discovering her passion for the culinary arts. We sat down with Hartog to find out what inspires her, how she got the business started, and what advice she has for other creative moms.

Mompreneur Cynthia Gibb: Actress Turned Teacher

Mompreneur Cynthia Gibb: Actress Turned Teacher

Cynthia Gibb, a Golden Globe-nominated actress and mother of three, has taken her four decades of acting experience to the classroom. She now gives acting and vocal lessons in her hometown of Westport, CT. We sat down with Gibbs to discuss this new direction and find out how she juggles work and family life.

Mompreneur Rashmi Budhram's Diaper Bags Du Jour

Mompreneur Rashmi Budhram's Diaper Bags Du Jour

Brooklyn mom Rashmi Budhram started her own business, Mamma Couture, in 2009, and now produces a line of stylish diaper and hand bags. We sat down with Budhram to discuss what inspired her, how she balances work and family life, and what advice she has for other aspiring mompreneurs.

Mompreneur Alison Rhodes, AKA The Safety Mom

Mompreneur Alison Rhodes, AKA The Safety Mom

An entrepreneur and mom of three, Alison Rhodes (also known as The Safety Mom) of Wilton, CT, started her own business called Safety Mom Solutions to teach parents how to make their homes as safe as possible for their babies. We sat down with Rhodes to discuss her career change, her cause, and how she juggles work and family.

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

Gigi Lee Chang, Manhattan mom and founder of Plum Organics, talks to us about her organic baby food line, including what inspired her, how she started the business, and what's next.

New Book Promises to Transform Your Relationship

New Book Promises to Transform Your Relationship

In her new book, to be released on October 12, Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In (Rodale), couples expert Laurie Puhn explains the simple strategies that can immediately improve your communication and the quality of your relationship. A Harvard-trained lawyer and family and divorce mediator, Puhn is also a married mom and runs a private practice in couples mediation in New York City.

Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up

Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up

"The Kids Grow Up" is a new documentary by Doug Block that delves into the anxieties and uncertainties of leaving for college — from a parent's perspective.

A Girl's Gotta Spa: Mompreneurs Karen Falco-Pedra and Lisa Falco-Gadzinski

A Girl's Gotta Spa: Mompreneurs Karen Falco-Pedra and Lisa Falco-Gadzinski

Long Island moms and sisters Karen Falco-Pedra and Lisa Falco-Gadzinski opened A Girl's Gotta Spa in 2008. We caught up with the pair to discuss who inspires them, how they balance work and family life, and what's next for their business.

You & Me Cookie: Mompreneurs Heather Mahland and Kyle de Lasa's Wholesome New Sweets Line

You & Me Cookie: Mompreneurs Heather Mahland and Kyle de Lasa's Wholesome New Sweets Line

Larchmont, NY, mompreneurs and friends Heather Mahland and Kyle de Lasa opened You & Me Cookie in 2009, with a wholesome (high fiber, nut-free, preservative-free) recipe that's been passed down through the generations. We sat down with the duo to find out where their inspiration came from, how they got the business started, and what it's like to juggle work and family life.

TestTUBES: Four Sisters and Mompreneurs Put Their Business Skills to the Test

TestTUBES: Four Sisters and Mompreneurs Put Their Business Skills to the Test

Sisters Linda Carnevale, Laura Halperin, Gabriella Galante, and Dana Goetz, created TestTUBES, a test-taking survival kit for students. We sat down with the four mompreneurs to find out where their inspiration came from, what it's like working together, and what the future holds for their business.

Saurette: Modern Fashions for the Playground Set

Saurette: Modern Fashions for the Playground Set

The Saurette clothing line emerged in 2009, with a modern take on children's fashion. We sat down with founder and mom-of-two Lisa Kanouse to find out how she got the collection started, how she manages a work/family balance, and what's next for Saurette.

Child Star Candace Cameron Dishes on Healthy Eating and Being a Mom

Child Star Candace Cameron Dishes on Healthy Eating and Being a Mom

You may remember her as D.J. Tanner on the popular 80’s TV show, Full House, but actress Candace Cameron Bure is all grown up! The actress has three children with husband—and hockey player—Valerie Bure, and is back for a second season of the ABC Family show Make It Or Break It. NY Metro Parents sat down with Candace to find out how she’s celebrating the 30th anniversary of the iconic juice box, how she juggles motherhood and a career and finds time to make sure her family eats healthy.

Coach to Coach: How to Make Your Child's Sports Season a Success

Coach to Coach: How to Make Your Child's Sports Season a Success

A dad of four and veteran coach shares his insights on how to make your child's next team season — whether you're coaching or cheering from the sidelines — a success.

Long Island Mompreneur Holly Xerri: Creator of the Camiband

Long Island Mompreneur Holly Xerri: Creator of the Camiband

We sat down with Holly Xerri, Long Island mom of two and creator of the Camiband, to find out where she found her inspiration, how she juggles work and family life, and what's next for her business.

Mompreneur Jessica Cohen: Founder of LupRocks

Mompreneur Jessica Cohen: Founder of LupRocks

Jessica Cohen founded LupRocks, a product placement business, in 2002. We sat down with Cohen to find out how she got the business off the ground, what it's like to juggle work and family life, and where she sees the business heading.

Ouidad: Carving Her Own Niche

Ouidad: Carving Her Own Niche

Ouidad, also know as the "Queen of Curl," was a pioneer in the hair business. We sat down with this celebrated hair stylist (and mom of two) to find out how she found her niche, how she balances work and family life, and what advice she has for other mompreneurs.

Mompreneur: Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman Opens Third School for Language Development on Long Island

Mompreneur: Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman Opens Third School for Language Development on Long Island

Long Island mom Dr. Ellenmorris Tiegerman is the founder of three schools for language development in the Long Island and Queens area. A new high school will open up in Richmond Hill in September. This year also marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of Tiegerman's first school in Glen Cove. We caught up with the mom of six to discuss what she's learned along the way and what her plans are for the future.

Mompreneur: Beth Manners French and Spanish for Kids

Mompreneur: Beth Manners French and Spanish for Kids

Westport mom and entrepreneur Beth Manners has created French and Spanish language programs for young children. Here, Manners tells us how she got the business started, the effect it's had on her family, and what advice she has for other mompreneurs.

Manhattan Mompreneur Donna Slade and Heidi's Home Design, LLC

Manhattan Mompreneur Donna Slade and Heidi's Home Design, LLC

Manhattan mom Donna Slade launched Heidi's Home Design, LLC, in 2007. We sat down with Slade to discuss how she got her business started, what challenges she ran into, and how she manages the work/life balance. Slade also shares her advice for other mompreneurs.

Celebrity Parents: Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford

Celebrity Parents: Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford

Get to know Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford, a Manhattan mother of two. We sat down with Rutherford to discuss her career, her charity work, and what it's like being mom to Hermes and Helena.

Founded on Friendship: Nassau County Momprenuers Cofound Student Backup

Founded on Friendship: Nassau County Momprenuers Cofound Student Backup

Stay-at-home moms Maggie Tolkin and Amy Motschwiller, both residents of Brookville, NY, founded Student Backup, an online computer backup software program, in 2005. We sat down with the duo to discuss who inspires them, what they've learned, and how they keep their friendship intact while running a business.

MomBiz: Suffolk County Mom Donna Walther’s Personalized Puppy Treats

MomBiz: Suffolk County Mom Donna Walther’s Personalized Puppy Treats

Smithtown mom Donna Walther is the owner and founder of Puppy Personal, Inc., a company that produces personalized dog treats. We sat down with Walther to find out how she got the business off the ground, how she juggles work and family life, and what advice she has for other mom entrepreneurs.

MomBiz: Fairfield County's JoAnn LoGiurato Savors the Taste of Her New Career

MomBiz: Fairfield County's JoAnn LoGiurato Savors the Taste of Her New Career

Wilton, CT, resident and former stay-at-home-mom JoAnn LoGiurato turned her passion for wine into an events business called Dancing on Grapes. We sat down with LoGiurato to discuss how she found her niche, how she juggles work and family life, and what's next for her business.

MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

Jill Brack, a Manhattan mom of one who founded Glow™ Gluten Free, talks to us about having celiac disease, starting her own business, and getting inspiration from daughter Stella.

Book Review: 'How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew'

Book Review: 'How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew'

Author Erin Bried weaves pearls of wisdom from our nation's grandmothers into a heartwarming guide that celebrates the simple things in life.




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