Meet Shagun Sharma. She is the Founder of Naytra Couture based in Wellesley, MA. Natrya produces hand crafted, wearable art in the form of tunics, blouses, and scarves. All Photography by Cara Soulia, Boston Family Photographer
A Mother’s Work
A Mother’s Work: Marissa Goldstein, Founder: Rafi Nova
Meet Marissa Goldstein. She is the Co-Founder of Rafi Nova, a fair trade textiles company based in Needham, MA that produces face masks, pouches and bags out of ethically sourced materials from Hmong artisans in Southeast Asia.
Dora Tavel-Sanchez Luz | The Farmhouse & Buttercup
Meet Dora Tavel-Sanchez Luz, the Co-Proprietress of buttercup and The Farmhouse, two thriving farm-to-table restaurants in the western suburbs of Boston.
A Mother’s Work: Stacy Madison | Founder, Stacy’s Pita Chips, Stacy’s Juice Bar, and BeBOLD Foods
Meet Stacy Madison. She is the Co-Founder of Stacy’s Pita Chips, Stacy’s Juice Bar and BeBOLD Foods.
A Mother’s Work: Nicole Ledoux, CEO & Co-Founder | 88 Acres
Meet Nicole Ledoux. She is the CEO and Co-Founder of 88 Acres, based out of Dorchester, Massachusetts.
88 Acres makes craft seed bars, seed butters and seednola from simple wholesome ingredients. Their products are free of nuts, dairy, gluten, soy, and a number of other popular allergens, which is pretty amazing for those who suffer from allergies, but the best part is that their products are absolutely delicious!!
A Mother’s Work: Jordan Fuller & Sheryl Scipione | Owners, The Glass Bar, Needham, MA
Meet Sheryl Scipione & Jordan Fuller. They are glass artists and owners of The Glass Bar in Needham, Massachusetts. They are also mother and daughter.
A Mother’s Work: Tanya Philbin-Chin, Zinnia Designs
Meet Tanya Philbin-Chin. She is a ceramic artist and owner of Zinnia-Designs, based out of Needham, Massachusetts. Tanya makes custom designed dishes and tiles for weddings, engagements, newborn baby footprints and so much more. In addition to running her business, Tanya is also a wife and mother of two. Her son has ADHD and is on the autism spectrum and her lifestyle as a creative entrepreneur allows her the flexibility she needs to be there for her son.
A Mother’s Work: Paulina Teng, PT Colormarket
Meet Paulina Teng. She is a mother, a wife, a teacher, an artist and co-owner of PT Color Market, handcrafted leather jewelry & accessories, based in Franklin, Massachusetts. Paulina’s business is just in it’s second year, but she and her husband are creating something special that is sure to last for years to come.
A Mother’s Work: Antoinette Hemphill, Mamabeasts
“A Mother’s Work” is a blog series challenging the traditional concept that women can’t prioritize both their careers and their children. Featuring female entrepreneurs who are also mothers, “A Mother’s Work” showcases women who are passionate about running their business while also raising a family, each with interesting and inspirational stories to tell about their continuing journeys through career and motherhood, and their own challenges and victories in the age-old quest to balance work and family.