Entrepreneurs

From the Kitchen to the CEO: Halifax Mom Patty Howard

From the Kitchen to the CEO: Halifax Mom Patty Howard

When Patty Howard started her own catering company during her maternity leave eleven years ago, she expected it to be a part-time business where she would cater a couple of events a month.

Instead, as she says, things “blew up” within the first year.

“The wave came and I had to decide, am I going to ride this wave and see where this goes or am I going to say ‘oh no’ and back off?” she says. “I decided to ride the wave.”

How Halifax Mom Lyndsay Doyle Built Her Own Photography Business

How Halifax Mom Lyndsay Doyle Built Her Own Photography Business

Lyndsay Doyle says she never planned to be an entrepreneur, despite owning a popular photography business now: “I kind of fell into it by accident,” she laughs. Read on to learn how Halifax Mom Lyndsay Doyle made the leap to quit her day job and build her own photography business at home.

How Halifax Mom Anna Townsend Turned Her Side Hustle into a Full-Time Business

How Halifax Mom Anna Townsend Turned Her Side Hustle into a Full-Time Business

Being an entrepreneur is in Anna Townsend’s blood and it’s something she’s hoping to pass down to her two children when she opens her first health and wellness studio this spring. Read how she managed to create a full-time business out of a side hustle while juggling a young family in our feature on this Halifax parent entrepreneur.

Halifax Parent & Tot Fitness Classes with Port City Strollers

Halifax Parent & Tot Fitness Classes with Port City Strollers

If you aren’t singing nursery rhymes while you do squats yet, you will be after you take one of the new Port City Strollers fitness classes!

Courtney Ceponis is the owner of Port City Strollers and she is launching a new strolller fitness program aimed at parents who want to put exercise back into their lives and have fun and connect with their child and other parents at the same time.

BONUS: She's offering free trial classes this month for anyone interested in trying out her fun classes before the regular program kicks off in January!

Swirls:Nut-Free Baking: Mompreneur Profile

Swirls:Nut-Free Baking: Mompreneur Profile

Tara Byrne is the owner of Swirls Nut-Free Baking in Fall River, Nova Scotia, She is mom to three kids, a preschool teacher, and a baker. She started Swirls: Nut-Free Baking in 2015 and her popularity has been growing steadily as more and more kids (and adults) taste her yummy and beautiful creations and want her to provide cupcakes or a cake at their party that all guests can enjoy safely, whether they have allergies or not.