Posts Tagged ‘stay-at-home mom’

Motherhood and Entrepreneurship

Friday, February 19th, 2010

Motherhood brings many joys and challenges, but some mothers also “struggle with giving up their adult identity, the ability to interact with other adults on an intellectual, problem-solving level,” says mother and entrepreneur Sara Sutton Fell. In a profile by Sramana Mitra, Ms. Fell describes how entrepreneurship helped her to regain the values she had been missing as a stay-at-home mom.

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Read the article at Forbes.

Ms. Mitra also has a longer interview with Ms. Fell at her website.

The internet and expanding the skilled labor market

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

The Wall Street Journal reports on the growing trend of hiring highly-skilled stay-at-home mothers for short-term projects. It is a win-win situation: “Employers get lots of voltage, cheap, while the women get a skills update and a taste of the professional challenges they miss.”