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Become a Mom Boss: How to Start a Business

Way back when Megan and I started our little business here, we didn’t intend on it being an actual business. We were simply two friends who both needed creative outlets at a stressful time in our lives. My first baby had just been born and Megan was powering her way through business school. A blog that we could work on together seemed like a natural way for us to stay connected, while, at the same time, focusing our attention on something fun. Well, fast forward nearly a decade later and our little blog has made us entrepreneurs. I have to say that while it’s been an absolute blast, our path hasn’t always been easy. We had to learn everything on our feet and it would have been so helpful to have advice on how to start a business and become a Mom Boss by someone who’d done just that. Luckily, all of you have Nicole Feliciano, owner of Momtrends Media, and author of the brand new book Mom Boss!

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My friend, and mentor, Nicole, also started out small. Momtrends was born out of her desire to solve problems for moms…Well, she did just that and then some. She now has a million dollar business that not only includes the website, but also offers events, influencer outreach and more. If there was ever someone fit to tell moms how to fit a business into their busy lives…it’s her. In Mom Boss, she gives you the tools you need to successfully navigate the road to entrepreneurship. Sure, she shares her personal story, but she also includes the journeys of other mom bosses, as well as a roadmap for how to carve out your own plan based on what type of mom boss best describes you. The guidance you will find in Mom Boss includes inspirational anecdotes and actionable tips. It’s the kind of resource every mom interested in how to start a business needs!


I’m forever looking for more information on how to run our business better so I scooped up Mom Boss as soon as I could and I  read it whenever I could find the time. Whether that was in the school pick up line, late night in bed or in the bathtub. Ever the multi-tasker, I even wanted to squeeze some learning into my attempt at relaxation…Let me paint you a picture of a typical scene at my house. Say I tried to grab some me time by the pool while reading Mom Boss in a fabulously flattering Miraclesuit swimsuit, and sipping on vino and noshing on hummus, which my kiddo, of course, immediately spilled on my swimsuit, requiring me to lunge for my go-to Clorox Pre-Treat Stain Remover Pen, which is specially formulated to pre-treat stains on colors, and thanks to its TripleSolve™ Technology helps, penetrate dissolve and eliminate the oh so many tough messes that come my away. It was Clorox to the rescue once again. Are you tired yet? I sure am!


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So, it was bye bye swim time, hello laundry and cook the kids dinner time. Thankfully, I was able to grab a quick shower so I could wash my hair with Zotos Professional Hair Care shampoo. One of my little splurges is my hair color and mama’s not risking chlorine wrecking that beautiful color my stylish hooked me up with. Haha! After that, all I had to do was turn to Pinterest for a quick dinner recipe which I was able to easily do because I actually remembered to charge my phone with my handy Rayovac Power Protect phone charger. As you can see, us moms have a lot of balls in the air at all times…which, according to Nicole, makes us natural entrepreneurs!

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Are you ready to find out how to start a business and become a mom boss yourself? Make sure you pick up your own copy of Mom Boss tout de suite!

Compensation was provided by Momtrends Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Momtrends or the sponsors.

  • Terri Steffes

    Wow, cool! Interesting concept. I need to read the magazine and learn more about mom boss!

    September 13, 2016 at 12:38 pm Reply
  • Brittany

    I’m definitely going to be picking up this book! I’ve been blogging for a few years and this is the first time I actually feel like a mom boss! I love it!

    September 13, 2016 at 2:58 pm Reply
  • Christine - The Choosy Mommy

    I really can’t wait to read that book. I will be on a flight next weekend so that will be the perfect time for me to soak it all in and learn from her!

    September 13, 2016 at 3:42 pm Reply
  • Keri Herndon-Brown

    I’ve never read this book. We’ve been small business owners for 10 years. Now trying to make this blog into a biz

    September 13, 2016 at 8:05 pm Reply
  • Katriza Luna

    I love this! mom boss sounds great and your tips are amazing! Thanks so much for sharing this!

    September 13, 2016 at 9:27 pm Reply
  • Rebecca Bryant

    I was just reading about this book a while ago.It sounds really good.

    September 13, 2016 at 9:28 pm Reply
  • Amanda Love

    It sure sounds like an amazing book and one that will help you keep up with life as a mom and as a businesswoman! I always look forward to reading books that help me grow as a person!

    September 13, 2016 at 10:20 pm Reply
  • Dogvills

    This sounds like a very interesting read. I’m sure I will learn so much from this book.

    September 14, 2016 at 2:45 am Reply
  • Wendy

    Running a business from home with kids certainly requires a lot of juggling. I need to check this book out – it looks like a good read.

    September 14, 2016 at 10:12 am Reply
  • Vera Sweeney

    This sounds like a good read!! I Love to read about women who are able to grow and start their own businesses.

    September 14, 2016 at 11:10 am Reply
  • Stacey

    Sounds like an amazing book full of information! I love reading about successful women and what tips they have!

    September 14, 2016 at 12:54 pm Reply
  • Debra

    I’m going to have to check this out juggling a stay at home job and a mom life is tricky.

    September 15, 2016 at 11:06 am Reply
  • Whitney S

    I always love reading about how people made their blog into a business! I think learning to balance everything is so important!

    September 15, 2016 at 7:53 pm Reply
  • Beeb Ashcroft

    I never intended on being an actual business either. Just to make a little extra money. Glad it turned into more!

    September 16, 2016 at 11:13 am Reply
  • Toughcookiemommy

    I actually had the pleasure of meeting Nicole in San Francisco a few years ago. She is very driven and definitely a role model for other moms who want to be their own bosses.

    September 17, 2016 at 3:12 pm Reply
  • Theresa

    I see that you’ve got a good plan as to how you manage your day! Sounds like you are very successful and well planned out, which must help you get your business going.

    September 18, 2016 at 11:13 am Reply
  • Reesa Lewandowski

    This book looks like it would be so helpful! Being a Mom Boss is definitely no easy feat!

    September 19, 2016 at 2:15 pm Reply
  • Robin Rue

    I have always dreamed of one day having my own business. I guess technically with my blog, I do, but I have always wondered about more.

    September 19, 2016 at 2:15 pm Reply

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