Are You Running an Illegal Business Out of Your Home?

Are you a mom running an illegal business out of your home? No, I’m not talking about a housewife dealing pot out of her house, à la Nancy Price Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) in Weeds. A full fifty percent of Americans work from their homes. A quick survey of some of the moms living in my neighborhood found […]

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Licenses and Permits for Your Home-Based Business

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself, any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss Did I get you fired up last week to quit your job and start out 2018 as your own boss? Have you come up with an exciting (and hopefully profitable) idea for your […]

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Start-Up Legal Checklist for Your New Home-Based Business

“Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting. So…get on your way!” Oh, The Places You’ll Go! by Dr. Seuss Ready to kick off 2018 as your own boss? Three words: home-based business. Home-based businesses can run the gamut from a website designer or an attorney who runs a virtual law practice (me) to a cookie baker or […]

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Crafts, Copyrights, and Copycats-The Huge Risk Your Etsy Shop May be Taking

I don’t know whether it’s classy or tacky, but one of my favorite things to buy for my girls is t-shirts with their names on them. Check out these great shirts I bought for my Frozen loving nine year old and three year old: Etsy, the handmade and vintage goods online marketplace, is my go-to […]

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