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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.

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Actress and mother of three Jennie Garth, best known for her role as Kelly Taylor on the TV series "Beverly Hills 90210," is now a spokesperson for Hidden Valley's "Love Your Veggies" campaign. Garth talks to us about life with three daughters, veggie advocacy, and her upcoming projects.

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Anila Nitekman, a Greenlawn resident and mother of two, talks to us about how she invented the Tiny Bites Food Shears, which make cutting up children's food a breeze.

Natalie Fabian and Alexandra Wells: Fairfield County, CT Moms and Founders of Ellie Mim’s Social Stationery

Natalie Fabian and Alexandra Wells: Fairfield County, CT Moms and Founders of Ellie Mim’s Social Stationery

Westport, CT residents Natalie Fabian and Alexandra Wells balance family, friendship, and running their own business.

Talking with Tanea Smith, Founder of She's Got Papers

Talking with Tanea Smith, Founder of She's Got Papers

Brooklyn resident Tanea Smith draws inspiration for her online stationery boutique from everyday life with her two children.

Meet the Stars of 'The 101 Dalmatians Musical'

Meet the Stars of 'The 101 Dalmatians Musical'

"The 101 Dalmatians Musical" begins its New York City tour April 7. Read about the show's canine cast, including 1-year-old Rascal, who went from abandoned pup to spotlight superstar.

Katherine Paterson Gives Advice on Children's Books

Katherine Paterson Gives Advice on Children's Books

Read our exclusive interview with Katherine Paterson, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, award-winning author, and mother of four, for advice on what your kids should be reading.

Suffolk County Mom Rebecca Lesser: Her New Lunchbox Keeps the Germs Away

Suffolk County Mom Rebecca Lesser: Her New Lunchbox Keeps the Germs Away

Rebecca Lesser, the East Patchogue, NY, mom who founded The MatSack, Inc., was inspired to reinvent the lunchbox from real-life experiences with her daughter. Find out how she made her idea into a reality and how she now juggles business and family life.

Nassau County Mom Laura Lynn Iacono, Founder of One Potato, Two Tomato

Nassau County Mom Laura Lynn Iacono, Founder of One Potato, Two Tomato

Laura Lynn Iacono, a mother of two from Nassau County, Long Island, discusses nutrition and health for kids and families, which is the focus of her education center "One Potato, Two Tomato" in Albertson, NY.

Fairfield County Mom Stephanie Webster on the Success of CT Bites

Fairfield County Mom Stephanie Webster on the Success of CT Bites

Stephanie Webster, a Westport-based mother of three, shares her passion for food and restaurants on her innovative website CTBites.com, which has become a destination for Fairfield County's food lovers.

Manhattan MomBiz: Julia Pimsleur Levine, founder of Little Pim

Manhattan MomBiz: Julia Pimsleur Levine, founder of Little Pim

Former producer and filmmaker Julia Pimsleur Levine - daughter of the late Dr. Paul Pimsleur, creator of the Pimsleur Method for foreign languages - founded "Little Pim" in 2006, a program that teaches foreign languages to babies and young children.

Jessica Hecht: Stage and Screen Actress, Mother of Two

Jessica Hecht: Stage and Screen Actress, Mother of Two

When she's not acting on Broadway or prime time TV, Jessica Hecht shines as an involved mom who strives to instill a "generosity of spirit" in her two young children.

Lea Salonga Comes To The Cafe Carlyle With 'The Journey So Far'

Lea Salonga Comes To The Cafe Carlyle With 'The Journey So Far'

Erich Steinbock (Managing Director) is pleased to welcome Tony Award-winner Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon) to the Café Carlyle to make her New York cabaret debut in an exclusive three-week engagement.

SOUND OFF: Champion Champlin, Loser for Lloyd Young

SOUND OFF: Champion Champlin, Loser for Lloyd Young

This week we are taking a look at two thrifty releases that come from very different places, from two very different performers with wildly divergent intended goals for their work. A definite case of a hit and a miss, if there ever were any. Up first is the strong debut from the first-ever female Pirelli in SWEENEY TODD...

Four Time Olympian Mom Returns to Vancouver 2010 Games

Four Time Olympian Mom Returns to Vancouver 2010 Games

Sarah Schleper, a Vail, CO native and new mother, is going back to compete in her fourth Winter Olympics. “We set out with the goal to make it to Vancouver..."




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