career

Inspiring Mompreneur: Carrie Dorr, Founder and CEO of Pure Barre

Carrie Dorr Pure Barre
We’re getting up close and personal with mothers who are savvy innovators and businesswomen and finding out their secrets to success. This time, we got the scoop from Carrie Dorr, Founder and CEO of Pure Barre. The Bump: Barre workouts are hot right now! Why do you think Pure Barre has become such a... read more

Inspiring Mompreneurs: Melisa Fluhr and Pam Ginocchio, Co-Founders of Project Nursery

Pam and Melisa Project Nursery
We’re getting up close and personal with mothers who are savvy innovators and businesswomen and finding out their secrets to success. This time, we got the scoop from a dynamic duo: Melisa Fluhr and Pam Ginocchio, Co-Founders of Project Nursery. The Bump: Tell us all about Project Nursery and what inspired you to start... read more

Inspiring Dadpreneur: Neil Grimmer, CEO and Co-Founder of Plum Organics

Neil Grimmer, Plum Organics
We've been hitting up moms who are entrepreneurs and businesswomen and finding out what it's like for them to start and run a company. Now that we're gearing up for Father's Day, we thought why not get the behind-the-scenes scoop from a dad who's similarly juggling career and family? And what better person to... read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Jennifer Fleiss, Co-Founder of Rent the Runway

Jennifer Fleiss Rent the Runway
We’re getting up close and personal with mothers who are savvy innovators and businesswomen and finding out their secrets to success. This time, we got the scoop from Jennifer Fleiss, Co-Founder and Head of Business Development for Rent the Runway. You have a 17-month-old daughter. How do you balance motherhood and running a business?... read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Shazi Visram, Founder and CEO of Happy Family

Shazi Visram Happy Family
We’re getting up close and personal with mothers who are savvy innovators and businesswomen and finding out their secrets to success. This time, we got the scoop from Shazi Visram, Founder and CEO of Happy Family. The Bump: Shazi, why did you start Happy Family? Shazi Visram: I saw an opportunity to change what children are eating.... read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Romy Taormina, Co-Founder and Chief of Nausea Relief for Psi Bands

Romy Taormina Psi Bands
We’re getting up close and personal with mothers who are savvy innovators and businesswomen and finding out their secrets to success. This time, we got the scoop from Romy Taormina, co-founder and chief of nausea relieve for Psi Bands. The Bump: Romy, what inspired you to start Psi Bands? Romy Taormina: I... read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Julie Pickens, CEO and Founder of Boogie Wipes

Julie PIckens
Moms are amazing! And not just at being moms. We know plenty of mothers who are also savvy innovators and businesswomen, and we're in awe of what they do! We're getting up close and personal with them and finding out their secrets to success in our new Inspiring Mompreneur series. First up, Julie Pickens, CEO and... read more

How I Knew I Wanted to Quit My Job and Become a Stay-at-Home Mom

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Photo: Getty / The Bump
"I will ALWAYS want to work full-time!  I'll NEVER stay at home with children!" Yep. I said that prior to children. And now?  I'm eating my words. Recently, my husband and I made the very significant decision that I would be quitting my job after having baby number two due at the end of December.... read more

How to Go From Full-Time to Part-Time Work

Working Mom
Many women have asked me how I was able to work part-time. Maybe they want to see if such an arrangement would work for them. Maybe they're just curious. Today, I'll share how I went about getting this arrangement. Financially feasible The first step in this process was determining that... read more

Why I Work Part-Time

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For most couples, one of the first conversations they have when they start talking about babies is about money. Financially speaking, they wonder, what will life after baby look like? Can we afford it? What will it really cost? My husband and I got married a little later in life than your average just-graduated-from-college-now-time-to-get-married couple.... read more