Blogger and author
Mary Ostyn has a work-life juggle that would leave most of us breathless. A writer who works at home while parenting and homeschooling 10 children, her first book, A Sane Woman's Guide to Raising a Large Family, was released this spring; her second, Family Feasts for $75 a Week, is due out in September.
Tamara Monosoff started her first two businesses when she was just 9 years old. Now the CEO and founder of Mom Invented, Monosoff lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and their 8- and 6-year-old daughters. She took some time recently to share her wisdom with Work It, Mom!
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Member Close-Up: Nicu101
MD, medical blogger, and owner of NICU101.com
This week, we talk with Nicu101 is a mom of three who lives in Colorado. She likes the great outdoors (SCUBA and snowboarding) and indoors (reading, knitting) as well.
Member Close-Up: PartyOf5
Co-Founder of My Plate-Mate Products
Each week we introduce you to another working mother here at Work It, Mom! This week, we chat with PartyOf5, a mother of three who lives in California. She left the corporate world six years ago, she says, and was inspired to launch her own company aimed at making life easier for moms.
Member Close-Up: Rosemary
Military spouse, novelist, and development coordinator
This week, we'd like to introduce you to Rosemary a military spouse and mom of two who lives in Connecticut and works from home as a freelancer. When she's not writing, she's often still writing -- over at her blog, Writing Military Mom.
Member Close-Up: SK Joun
Publisher of Parents for Parents magazine
This week, we had a quick chat with SK, a working mother of two who publishes a great parent-driven-and-focused magazine in the Boston area.
Member Close-Up: Sonyareads
Runs an Internet book store and waits tables at night
Sonyareads is a mother of three who runs an Internet book store and two other business from her home in Alabama and also waits tables on the side.
Member Close-Up: Uhura
Analyst for a US law enforcement agency
This week, we get to know Work It, Mom! member Uhura, is a married mother of one who is "a firm believer in going green."
Member Close-Up: Yes, Mommy Has to Work Today
Works at home providing health insurance alternatives
Each week, we'll introduce you to a member here at Work It, Mom! We recently took a little time to get to know Yes, Mommy has to work today, who lives in Portland, Oregon, and is mom to five children.
Author of The Anti 9 to 5 Guide
Michelle Goodman is the author of The Anti 9 to 5 Guide, a great book for women who want to run from the corporate life and strike out on their own as freelancers. This book is smart, easy to read, and most importantly, filled with practical tips that can actually help you succeed in building your own freelance business. Michelle was kind enough to share some of her insights with us - if you're a freelancer, small business owner, or are thinking of becoming one, don't miss this interview.
Michelle Nicholasen, award-winning filmmaker and author
Author of "I Brake for Meltdowns: How to Handle the Most Exasperating Behavior of Your 2- to 5-Year-Old"
With five kids under the age of 7 (including 5-year-old triplets), it's probably safe to say that Michelle Nicholasen qualifies for a.) sainthood and b.) the title of "experienced parent." An award-winning filmmaker for shows like Nova and Frontline, she's also the author of I Break for Meltdowns: How to Handle the Most Exasperating Behavior of Your 2- to 5-Year-Old, in which she and longtime educator Barbara O'Neal share their wisdom on what to do in the most cringe-worthy parenting situations -- and how to cope when the traditional advice doesn't work.