The over one hundred women that make up The Local Moms Network are a diverse group. The mothers that run our hyperlocal sites across the country have experience in marketing, teaching, law, and more. Now, of course, they are all female entrepreneurs—mompreneurs. One of our favorite parts of our growing network is sharing advice, stories of what has worked and what hasn’t, and inspiration. Here are some books that our moms are loving—hope they help you as you plan, start or grow your business, too!
by Derek Sivers
Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur
by Carra Alwill Leyba
Dear Female Founder – 66 Letters of Advice from Women Entrepreneurs Who Have Made $1 Billion in Revenue
by Lu Li
In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from over 100 Makers, Artist, and Entreprenurs
by Grace Bonney
by Rachel Hollis
The 10 Laws of Enduring Success
by Maria Bartiromo and Catherine Whitney
Shark Tales: How I Turned $1000 into a Billion Dollar Business
by Barbara Corcoran
Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom & Wonder
by Ariana Huffington
by Sophia Amoruso
RVA Local Business Feature: Any Lab Test Now!
Any Lab Test Now is a locally owned franchise located in the West End of Richmond, in the same shopping area as Walmart. This business is woman owned by an amazing Richmond native and mom of twin girls. She has been in the healthcare industry for over 14 years,...
Toddler Tantrums & Triggers…And How to Stop Them
This original story was shared by The Local Moms Network Contributor Harvey Karp, M.D. Toddler truth: Tantrums usually peak at 18 to 24 months, subside a bit, then crest again around 3.5 years. So, knowing how to prevent—and quell—these meltdowns now will...
Get Better Sleep & Skin with SAINT JANE
Sleep and skincare are two things that have become more important to many of us since becoming moms. Whether you’re waking up with babies, waiting up for teenagers, or simply burning the candle at both ends, good sleep is priceless. Skincare, too, becomes more...