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Celebrating 'Mom Bosses' this Mother's Day

For the week before Mother's Day, the KGW Sunrise show highlighted local women who run their own companies while raising kids.

PORTLAND, Ore. — This week on Sunrise, in honor of Mother’s Day, we’re celebrating moms. Specifically, mom bosses! We’re highlighting local women who run their own companies while raising kids. 

Meet Victoria Venturi, the CEO of Paper Epiphanies, a greeting card company that empowers women. Her cards are funny, sassy and real. 

Aside from running a growing business, Victoria is a wife to Pete, and mom to a busy toddler named Parker. Victoria gets inspiration for her cards through her experiences in motherhood and marriage. She even offers a line of cards for new moms!

Watch Mom Bosses: Victoria Venturi

Meet Leslie Nelson, Hillsboro mom of two daughters who runs Little Love Bug Company, a children’s shoe line. She left the corporate world to raise her girls, and never expected she would start a business. In 2017, she launched Little Love Bug, and has learned so much along the way. She opens up about being a mom, struggling with mom guilt and what she loves most about being an entrepreneur.

Watch Mom Bosses: Leslie Nelson

Meet Lindsy Fagan, the owner of Chip + Chisel, a handmade jewelry line based in Southwest Washington. Lindsy is the mom of 4-year-old twin girls, and started the company to help pay for fertility treatments. Lindsy went through multiple cycles of IVF to have her children, and the company is a big part of why she has a family today.

Watch Mom Bosses: Lindsy Fagan

We're also collecting shout-outs for the superstar mompreneurs in your lives. Join the Facebook conversation and tell us about a Mom Boss you want to celebrate! 

Do you know a mom boss juggling parenting and owning her own business?? ❤️ Give her a shout-out below and we'll feature your posts on KGW News at Sunrise later this week!