Category Archives: WAHM

Sometimes Work Interferes With Life—It Shouldn’t Be the Other Way Around by @hkterry1

No regrets

by Heather K. Terry | Featured Contributor This past week, I’ve been busy planning an international business trip that, truth be told, I don’t really feel much like going on. Not because I don’t love the notion of just flying off to Peru, but because I have to leave my baby behind. Granted, she will…

Can a Woman Have It All? That Depends by @hkterry1

Can a woman have it all? That depends by Heather K. Terry

by Heather K. Terry | Featured Contributor A morning news program I recently watched featured an interesting discussion about comments made by a high-powered female executive regarding balance of career and motherhood. This woman is the CEO of one of the most recognizable brands in the world, and she was so bold as to suggest…

I’m not Sorry – Mom Entrepreneurs are Changing The Conversation by @Flesche_H

by Flesché Hesch | Featured Contributor “Mama! Mama!” Ahh, the soundtrack of my life. My son was calling me from the other room. I had just taken a quick call before we were to head out to his music class. “Ugh!” said the caller, do you need to go?” The disgust in her voice was…

Why you can (and can’t) have it all by @alleecreative

Mother's Day 2014. For me, a reminder of what it's all for.

by Melissa Harrison | Featured Contributor I’ve been stressed out. It’s the good and the bad that is causing the stress–business is great, we’re in the midst of building a new home, all four of our kids have various activities and end-of-the-school-year celebrations, I’m trying hard to stay fit and healthy (that part isn’t working…

Run Your Business Without Running Yourself Into The Ground by @hkterry1

Self-care is one of the most overlooked elements of success, and is absolutely non-negotiable. -- Heather K. Terry

by Heather K. Terry | Featured Contributor What have you done today for yourself? Not your business, but yourself. When I was an actor, most of the other actors I knew only talked about work. There appeared to be nothing else going on in the lives of these people. Now that I own a company,…

Self-Employed vs. Business Owner – Which Mindset Will Empower You Most? by @artistsedge

Self-Employment cartoon

by Debra Russell | Featured Contributor Many WAHMs and solo-preneurs think of themselves as self-employed.  Why? Because that’s what the IRS calls you.  When you file a Schedule C and your income is 1099 and you are not incorporated or part of a partnership, then you are considered self-employed. But I’m going to take a…

Business and Babies- 5 Simple Tips to Balance Business and Motherhood by @tiffulcher

Business mom with baby.

As an entrepreneur and mom I have learned that there is no such thing as caught up. I am constantly coming up with new ways to reinvent my companies and enrich my client experiences. Which in turn creates new projects, deadlines, and more to my workload. Sounds exciting right, well it can be, but as a wife and mother of 3 young children there are times when taking on new tasks can seem daunting.

Secrets to Success: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize by @_ChelleShock


Does my workspace really matter?

A lot of people don’t think much about the physical space they’re doing their work in, past making sure that it’s not terrifically cluttered. We all love looking at office decor inspiration on Pinterest, but is that really the most practical space to put your attention? After all, things like design and aesthetics are often regarded as fairly shallow in regards to the big picture.

Working from home? Your company culture starts w/ WHY you are in business.

Erica Cosminsky

by Erica Cosmisnsky |  Featured Contributor I know, you’re working from home, by yourself, and you are thinking, “Erica, seriously company culture sounds like awful corporate made-up hype.” Unfortunately you have a company culture no matter what you do. Human culture is the behaviors and beliefs one has from growing up in a certain place,…

Insuring a Home Business


It might surprise you to know that your home business may not be covered under your homeowners insurance, either. If you want peace of mind knowing that your home will be safe in the event of a disaster, here are some principles you need to follow for insuring your home business:

Every home business is unique. What’s right for a graphic designer that works from home is probably not right for someone who makes and sells baked goods in his kitchen. You need to look at several factors, including inventory, equipment costs, liability, and business structure in order to choose the right type of insurance coverage for your home business.