And other lies we’ve been told… A few years ago, I attended a tech conference for women. One of the title sponsors was asked to say a few words. She just had a baby and came up holding her sleeping newborn. She gave her speech while gently swaying and patting that sweet baby’s bottom.

“So if you see a mom who is holding a conference call while pushing a stroller around the mall, or a mom who lets her child count your change at her farmer’s market booth, or a mom who straps her baby to her chest to give a speech – give her a hi-five and tell her she’s an amazing mom for running a business.”
Read this article: You’re A Bad Mom for Running A Business

Founder / CEO

Jennifer Labit is the founder of She is also the CEO of Cotton Babies, Inc. Jenn created bumGenius, a world-leading brand of cloth diapers. She frequently writes about her evolving process of merging motherhood with full-time corporate and industry leadership. In addition to authoring content for this community, she also regularly blogs at