Mom's the Word

Presented by, Hilary Halpern discusses the growing movement of mom entrepreneurs, or "mompreneurs," including successful business owner, Jamie Ratner of Certifikid.

They juggle playdates and spreadsheets. The run successful companies while packing school lunches. They balance work and motherhood. They're Mompreneurs and they're a force to be reckoned with

Jamie Ratner is one of the growing legion. She's a stay-at-home mom who started Certifikid, a daily deals site dedicated to activities for the family, in her Bethesda, Maryland basement. 

According to this Washington Post profile, the idea came to Ratner in a flash while driving with her husband. She says she loved using Groupon, but all the deals were for discounts at pricey restaurants or spas, and were hard to take advantage of as a working mom. After doing some research, she realized there wasn’t one aimed directly to mothers and their families.


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