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Mom Entrepreneurs On Deadlines, Budgets, And Kids

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More women, including mothers, are now starting their own businesses. Running a company can offer moms more flexibility and time for their families. But it also brings financial and emotional challenges. In this week's parenting conversation, guest host Maria Hinojosa speaks with three women about entrepreneurship for mothers: Marta Quintana, owner of Havana Road Artisanal Foods; Rita Blackwell, co-founder of Wine Express Tastings and Megan Gardner, founder of coupon service Plum District.
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