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As a “mompreneur” Kim DeYoung brilliantly blends motherhood with entrepreneurship and teaches others how to do it as well as a business coach. Kim is indeed the original “Metromom,” which is the company she created providing a unique place for moms to connect, learn and build their businesses.

Dr. Randy Kamen Gredinger and Kim DeYoung Dr. Randy Kamen Gredinger and Kim DeYoung

Kim and I met by chance at a tea party in Manhattan. We engaged in each other’s stories and quickly found a connection over the passion we share for our families and the work that we do. Kim immediately struck me as a compassionate, smart and fierce warrior, determined to find the balance that nurtures her family, her soulful home-based business and the many women she serves. [click to continue…]

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Most women seem born with the innate ability to juggle. It is no wonder that more than 10 million women-owned businesses in the United States generate close to three trillion dollars in annual revenue according to the Center for Women’s Business Research.

Women are starting businesses at almost twice the rate of men with mothers joining these ranks every day. The newly coined name for these entrepreneurial mothers is “mompreneurs.”

Mompreneurs are mothers raising their children full-time while running their businesses at home. Women have long faced the conflict of family versus career opportunities. In the past choosing a career meant a compromised or nonexistent family life. [click to continue…]

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Photos directly above by Laura Bergstein, all rights reserved; Portrait Photography of Dr.Randy Kamen by Janet Wolbarst Photography