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Jennifer Cura, The Patchwork Bear {Our NJMOMpreneur Of The Week}

Jennifer Cura, our NJMOMpreneur of the week, never wanted to turn her love of sewing into a real job. Yet, when looking for a way to work and be flexible for her family, the former architect realized that she could fill a niche she had never seen: transform clothes she had never seen before. had worshiped in a bear, blanket or keepsake bag. And that’s what led her to create The Patchwork Bear, a company that brings new life to a baby’s outfit, college t-shirts, grandma’s favorite dress, wedding dresses and more. other clothes that we cherish. What started in… Read More »Jennifer Cura, The Patchwork Bear {Our NJMOMpreneur Of The Week}

Sheryll Yu, TigerKubz {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

When Sheryll Yu, our NJMOMpreneur of the Week, read the same book night after night to her toddler, she began to realize that reading is not enough: young children need ways to bond and understand what it is. ‘they hear. Yu believed that with the right tools she could foster learning, but all she could find were ineffective workbooks and time-consuming Pinterest activities. So she decided to create her own system of easy-to-follow learning activities that hired her son, and when friends asked where they could get them, TigerKubz was born. We spoke with this mother of three who recently… Read More »Sheryll Yu, TigerKubz {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Marie Danielle Vil-Young, A Votre Service Events {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Before becoming a sought-after event planner, Marie Danielle Vil-Young, our NJMOMpreneur of the week, was a seasoned researcher who loved plants and flower design. And she would still be cloning DNA if it hadn’t been for her wedding, when she realized her true calling was event planning – from designing flowers to coordinating the details. going through the execution of his vision – and decided to do something about it. Soon after, she left behind her impressive scientific career and launched A Your Service Events, a wedding design service offering luxury event planning and floral design services. With her scientific… Read More »Marie Danielle Vil-Young, A Votre Service Events {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Avani Modi Sarkar, Modi Toys {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

When Avani Modi Sarkar, our NJMOMpreneur of the Week, first became a mom, she and her brother Viral (also a first-time parent) were looking for ways to give their daughters something to connect them to their Indian heritage and arouse their curiosity. When they didn’t find anything, they did the next best thing: They created toys inspired by their Indian roots with the aim of creating more diversity, culture and inclusion in playrooms. From their first plush with audio singing a Hindu prayer to a full line of Indian toys, books and kits, Modi Toys has won over parents and… Read More »Avani Modi Sarkar, Modi Toys {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Terri Brisbin, Bestselling Romance Author {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

When Terri Brisbin, our NJMOMpreneur of the Week, read romance novels during her third pregnancy, she had no idea she would eventually become a bestselling author of the genre. But that’s what happened to this dental hygienist who carried novel ideas in her head, and started writing them over 25 years ago. Today, she is the bestselling USA Today romance author of 50 historical and paranormal romance novels, short stories and short stories published in 20 languages ​​in 25 countries. And miraculously, she still works as a dental hygienist, gives writing workshops, travels for research, and writes her next book,… Read More »Terri Brisbin, Bestselling Romance Author {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Jenny Vickers Chyb, Asbury Park Bazaar {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Jenny Vickers Chyb, our NJMOMpreneur of the week, has always been passionate about the environment, sustainability and the manufacture of objects. Growing up, she crocheted and her mother did just about everything they had by hand. Later, they would sell their creations in local markets, and Jenny dreamed of creating her own market that would bring together the beautiful and airy halls of her childhood German Christmas market with local and regional artists and artisans. And when she spotted the Asbury Park Convention Center, a beautiful historic venue on the beach, she knew she had the place to do it.… Read More »Jenny Vickers Chyb, Asbury Park Bazaar {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Tara Clark, Modern Mom Probs {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

When Tara Clark, our NJMOMpreneur of the week, launched Modern Mom Probs on Instagram in 2017 as a creative outlet, making a career out of her humorous jokes about parenting in the 21st century was far from her mind. But with Nickelodeon’s social media experience and her witty and inspiring posts that struck a chord with moms around the world, her account has grown to over half a million subscribers. Today, she’s a content creator, hotly-requested podcast guest, and now the author of Modern Mom Probs: A Survival Guide for 21st Century Mothers, a smart yet fun guide perfect for… Read More »Tara Clark, Modern Mom Probs {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Christina Langdon, Christina Langdon High Performance Coaching + Consulting {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Christina Langdon, our NJMOMpreneur of the Week, has spent 30 years leading sales and marketing teams for big brands like Martha Stewart and Fast Company. But while his career looked perfect on paper, something was missing from all success: joy. In 2019, Christina was diagnosed with cancer and knew it was time to change her story, launching Christina Langdon High Performance Coaching + Consulting to help others achieve their ‘extraordinary’, even when life turns on. through their path. Today, she follows her passion for high performance coaching, and mission-driven companies sustainably evolve and rediscover their joy. We interviewed this Summit-based… Read More »Christina Langdon, Christina Langdon High Performance Coaching + Consulting {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Lucia Paola Flores, Slipcover Lady {Our NJMOMPreneur of the Week}

When Lucia Paola Flores, our NJMOMpreneur of the Week, grew up in Chile, she had some experience in sewing, but had no idea that this would eventually be a path to starting her own business. As a new mom, she moved to the United States and began making cushions at her stepfather’s upholstery business, where she mastered intricate sewing machine skills. And it was these specialized skills that helped her juggle her life when she became a single mother and held two jobs in different upholstery shops while pursuing her lifelong dream of graduating from college. So when her boss… Read More »Lucia Paola Flores, Slipcover Lady {Our NJMOMPreneur of the Week}

Allison Slater, Dish, {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Prior to opening Dish, a local meal prep company, Allison Slater, our NJMOMpreneur of the week, was a retail manager with 20 years of experience in the field, but the loss of her job made her reconsider what she wanted to do with her life. Years earlier, she had established a meal-prep routine for herself to improve her health and energy levels, and yearned to help others do the same, but knew that opening a business was risk. Entering the pandemic, she quickly realized that it was a risk she wanted to take. After a few jerks, she took on… Read More »Allison Slater, Dish, {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Dianne Grossman, The Carpet Girl and Mallory’s Army {NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Dianne Grossman, our NJMOMpreneur of the week, has always taken up challenges head-on. Ten years ago, when she read an article claiming that women make over 80% of flooring decisions while men sell 80% of flooring, she had a vision to open a female brand flooring company and to be her own boss. So, with a love of design and beautiful rugs (and hope to make the process fun), Dianne rose to the challenge and opened The Carpet Girl in Springfield 10 years ago, offering design services in her room. exhibition or at a customer’s premises. Yet in 2017, an… Read More »Dianne Grossman, The Carpet Girl and Mallory’s Army {NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Debra Kirchen, Brainiax and Teacher Tutors {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Debra Kirchen, our NJMOMpreneur of the week, knew from the second year that she wanted to become a teacher and spent a large part of her adult life teaching. But all the while, she wanted to expand beyond the classroom to enrich students and bring learning to life. So in 2010, she went on her own and opened Teacher Tutors connecting K-12 students with seasoned teachers for private tutoring, academic coaching, and counseling across the board. northern New Jersey. At the same time, she ran after-school enrichment programs at elementary schools in Livingston, which eventually led to her opening her… Read More »Debra Kirchen, Brainiax and Teacher Tutors {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Jellyn Echon, hi,aria {Our #NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

As a young mother of two, Pig Jelly was in constant search of a changing bag that was trendy, practical and in a nomadic format for quick trips to the playground or for shopping. It turned out to be a tall order, so she decided to create it on her own. Having always had a penchant for fashion design, Jellyn sketched out ideas for her perfect type of bag, which eventually became her bestseller – a sleek, trendy and functional mini backpack for the modern minimalist mom. Named after his daughter, his business hi, aria now offers this original changing… Read More »Jellyn Echon, hi,aria {Our #NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

Dr. Sarah Shell, Watch Your Mouth by Geddy’s Mom {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}

September is Safe Baby Month, a reminder to make sure you are doing everything in your power to keep your babies and toddlers out of harm’s way. And when it comes to reducing preventable injuries in babies and toddlers, Dr. Sarah Shell, our NJMOMpreneur of the Week, knows it. As a dentist, she was aware of the serious electrical injuries a child could suffer from putting a USB charger cord in their mouth, but when her son, Geddy, started putting a cord in his mouth, she saw how point it could happen easily and set about doing something about it.… Read More »Dr. Sarah Shell, Watch Your Mouth by Geddy’s Mom {Our NJMOMpreneur of the Week}