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Boom in Kids Hair Care Provides Economic Opportunity to Canadian

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The global kid's haircare market is anticipated to rise at a considerable rate during the forecast period, between 2023 and 2030. In particular, specialty services and natural products geared toward children and their families living with autism or dealing with head lice have proven a successful business investment. Franchises, Lice Squad.com and Superhero Kids Hair…

Lice Squad

5 essential tips to work from home with kids

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Summer has almost officially started in BC and working from home has become the new norm. Balancing work with kids can be tricky, but you can always fit parenting and online work from your home together. With only a handful of in-person summer camps available, how do you manage your day to actually be able…

Carlie Parkinson

work from home

Mompreneur Series – Interview with Angela Saxena, Founder of Lav

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Fashion is a tough business as, our next interviewee, Angela Saxena can attest. Angela recently launched her family-friendly loungewear line, Lav and Kush, with a design focus on comfort clothing for women but especially busy moms that are versatile enough for loungewear or running out to meetings. These stylish, locally, ethically made outfits can also…

Carlie Parkinson

Mother and child wearing Lav and Kush

Mompreneur Series: Pip and Vix Art Kits

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We are excited to be sharing some mompreneurial insight with you from sisters, Victoria and Phillipa, the founders of Pip and Vix Art Kits! My children had the please of trying these art kits out and had an absolute blast. Read the review here. What was the inspiration for Pip and Vix? I first thought…

Carlie Parkinson

Pip and Vix art kit

Mompreneur Series – Interview with Traci Costa, founder of Peekaboo

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We're excited to interview Traci Costa, founder of Peekaboo Beans in this edition of our Mompreneur series. The company is celebrating their 10th anniversary this fall with a special collection. Peekaboo Beans began in 2006 when founder and Mompreneur Traci Costa, unable to find quality, cute playwear that would allow her young daughter to explore, grow…

Carlie Parkinson

Peakaboo Beans 10th anniversary party with mompreneur Traci Costa

Mompreneur Series – Interview with Julie Cole, co-founder of Mabel’s

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For our third edition of the mompreneur series, we interviewed Julie Cole, co-founder of Mabel's Labels. With her hands full with six children, Julie has built an amazingly successful business which helps fellow parents cut down on the loss of their children's belongings. She and her partners have changed the labelling world, and we thank…

Carlie Parkinson

Camp items including thermos, shoes and vest with prominent mabels labels with children's names.

Mompreneur Series – Inspiring Narda Simpson, President of Oyaco Products

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Our second installment in the mompreneur series is an interview with Narda Simpson, President of Oyaco Products. Narda, who continues to run the company today, is an inspiration to Mompreneur’s everywhere. Building a company from an idea drawn up at their kitchen table into a national success story is something many entrepreneurs will do only in…

Carlie Parkinson

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