Working Mother

Can You Start a Business That Lets You Stay at Home With the Kids?


Technology has made it easier to start a business from home than ever before.


For a new mother, the dream is to be able to stay at home with your kids full-time, giving them all the attention they need and having plenty of time to bond with them. But at the same time, your family may need you to work to provide a steady stream of income.

So is it possible to do both? Can you start a business that allows

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