Meet Mompreneur Sherri Hansen of Culinary Kid

After spending more than 20 years creating education programs for nonprofits such as the San Diego Zoo and the YMCA, the last thing Sherri Hansen expected to do was open her own business. Yet, that’s exactly wh...

Meet Mompreneur Michelle Ingram of Zeus’ Place

Michelle Ingram had long been passionate about helping animals when she decided to open Zeus’ Place, a pet grooming and boarding business on Freret Street. The former network administrator had just been through...
mompreneur megan forman of gracious bakery

Meet Mompreneur Megan Forman of Gracious Bakery

Megan Forman always knew she wanted to bake for a living. After graduating from the New England Culinary Institute and working in kitchens in New York City, she returned to her hometown of New Orleans and spent...

Meet Mompreneur Dora Cullen of Shoe-Nami

Dora Cullen was working in real estate and ready to start a family when her sister, Popi Nicopoulos, suggested opening a shoe store together. Though she had studied art history, anthropology and archaeology at ...

Meet Mompreneur Kanako Asai Richard of Kawaii NOLA

Kanako Asai Richard owns Kawaii NOLA on Magazine Street. She recently spoke with Nola Family about her business and life as a mom. Kanako Asai Richard has always been a fan of Japan’s “culture of cute.” Her fa...

Meet Mompreneur Nilong Vyas of Sleepless in NOLA!

Nilong Vyas of Sleepless in NOLA helps parents get their babies to sleep better Nilong Vyas, Sleepless in NOLA As a pediatrician, Nilong Vyas heard countless stories from frustrated parents about kids who we...