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5 Lessons About Small Business You Can Learn From Your Kids

If you own your own business and have small kids, you probably know that it ain’t easy to find a balance between the two. But for two moms in New York City who run a small company that organizes ‘Great Green Playdates’ for parents and toddlers, mixing business with family is a formula that seems to be working. Founded by Natalie Cronin and Ofrit Peres, Unplugged on a Rug teaches parents how to go green with their kids and lets these enterprising momtrepreneurs spend much-needed time with their own little ones! Check out the tips they passed on to Inhabitots’ editors for achieving the elusive “work-life balance” that many workaholics seek.

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  1. jeanX February 14, 2010 at 2:10 pm

    This video suggested putting noise-makers in old juice bottles.Think before you do that.Suppose the lid becomes loose? Suppose the child chokes?
    Large cartons are always fun.

  2. Umbahli February 11, 2010 at 6:02 pm

    Understanding what children are drawn to is a great example of subverting the paradigms we can unconsciously help prop up! Truly thinking about what we do and not falling into the trap of doing what we think we should do can result in creating even better solutions–Green can be better!

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