Meet Mom Entrepreneur - Natalie Mendez, Noah's Ark "One big piece of advice I have is don't get too 'buying happy'." I started Noah's Ark as a retailer of other brands of organic baby wear. I started shopping wholesale like I had a bottomless pit of money because in MY mind I thought since I would buy it this means other moms probably will to and it will sell in no time. I … [Read more...] about Interview: Natalie Mendez, Noah’s Ark
Meet Mom Entrepreneur - Staci Ericson, Golly Gee-pers "Don't rely on friends and family to motivate/validate you. In the beginning those closest to you can be the least supportive. Family can feel threatened that this thing is going to take you away from them. Friends might feel jealous that you are pursuing your dream and subconsciously withhold support. Reach out to others … [Read more...] about Interview: Staci Ericson, Founder, Golly Gee-pers
Meet Mom Entrepreneur - Laura Toto, Diaper Diva Designs "That if you know in your heart of hearts that you are on the right track KEEP GOING no matter what pops up. And there WILL BE plenty of things that will whether externally or internally. It's not a journey for the faint of heart! I've had even the people closest to me telling me it's a 'pipe dream' and I know they're … [Read more...] about Interview: Laura Toto, Founder, Naked No More
Meet Mom Entrepreneur- Charissa Fitch, WileyRoo Inc. "It will be harder than you think, but it's totally worth the risk." What does your business offer? The bababutler is a timer on a flexible silicone band. It fits around most bottles and bags and alerts the user when the usable time of breast milk (or anything really) is about to expire. Set it to 6 hours for room … [Read more...] about Interview: Charissa Fitch, Founder, WileyRoo Inc.
Meet 16 year old Entrepreneur Shelby Gouglski, Founder, Yourself Expression "Success doesn't come overnight it requires hard work and perseverance. Money doesn't immediately equal success but your own perception does. Never give up and wake up each day thinking you need to get things done with a sense of urgency. My Mom had cancer and she says if you think it, you better do … [Read more...] about Start-up Interview: Shelby Gogulski, Yourself Expression