career

How Paternity Leave Benefits Mom's Career

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If moms want to climb the corporate ladder, more dads are going to have to start taking paternity leave. That's the takeaway from a new report by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the consulting firm EY. This study analyzed data from almost 22,000 companies in 91 countries, and found companies that offer... Read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Christine Deehring, Founder of Bump Boxes

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 Christine Deehring, founder of BumpBoxes.com. The Bump: Give us a quick elevator pitch of your business. Christine Deehring: Bump Boxes were developed to take the guesswork out... Read more

One More (Awesome) Reason Dads Should Do Chores

Attention dads: pick up the vacuum, and your little girl could be well on her way to a career in investment banking. Maybe. A study out of the University of British Columbia found that dads who help with household chores are more likely to raise daughters with higher paying, non-traditional careers. When mom... Read more

Inspiring Mompreneur: Carrie Dorr, Founder and CEO of 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

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

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

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

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

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

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