Category Archives : Career Advice


My Swim Mompreneur Life: Juggling Family and Family Focused Businesses

The Celebrating Moms and Their Choices Series   Growing up in a startup family business was probably the best education I’ve ever received. My parents, both school teachers, had 3 children in 5 years. My mom wanted desperately to be a stay at home mom, but in the ’80′s there was pressure on women to […]

Anya Hall and Daughter

Melanie Frenkel

How Motherhood Led to My Starting a Green, Healthier Lifestyle Public Relations Business

The Celebrating Moms and Their Choices Series I remember sitting at the computer when it first occurred to me that I might be pregnant. It was late morning, and my stomach felt different than usual. To this day, I believe it was in this exact moment that my daughter was already inspiring me to make […]


How Motherhood Inspired My Transition from Nurse to Mompreneur 1

The Celebrating Moms and Their Choices Series   As with most first time parents, becoming a mother was an intense transition. Nothing prepared me for the late nights, lack of sleep and emotional ups and downs in those first few months. Having been a Registered Nurse for sick infants and children for over 15 years, […]

Wendi Karam

Returning to Work After Staying Home: Figuring Out Spinning the Plates 1

The Celebrating Moms and Their Choices Series I love this Celebrating Moms and Their Choices Series that the Gooseling Moms are doing on their blog. I see so many of us Moms struggle with our choices – what is right for us, for our family, for the child. What we have to do financially, what we want […]

Lael DasGupta

Lisa Danielpour

My Journey As a Working Mom: From Telecommuter to Entrepreneur 1

The Celebrating Moms and Their Choices Series Sitting on my bed, mind numbingly exhausted from around the clock breastfeeding and completely enchanted by my new baby, I put together the marketing budgets for my nonprofit membership organization. Six weeks after giving birth to my older son by C-section my journey as a working Mom began. It […]


How I Became a Tech Entrepreneur 2

Introducing the Celebrating Moms and Their Choices Series We are proud to kick off this weekly series of articles, Celebrating Moms and Their Choices. Each Thursday, we’ll feature a different Mom telling her story. We celebrate every Mom’s choices, whether to be full time mom, work in a traditional office, seek a flexible arrangement, start an […]

Vicky Keston