Meet the mothers of invention
'Mompreneurs' inspired by their kids
- Duration 4:49
- Date May 26, 2012
'Mompreneurs' inspired by their kids
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What if you could invent a device that would help -- -- Light cleaning up.
That's just one of the products created by these -- for -- -- they're ma also had mastered the art of raising kids.
Running the household and creating products that have led to successful businesses.
Amy Bradley is the creator of -- -- that I just mention Britain Menzies is the creator of the stinky kids and Brandon.
And -- Cooper is the creator of -- -- she's here with her daughter and business partner carry each why off ladies thanks so much for being here thank you had any let me start with you that hey I'm just referring to yes and she's called Torre goes or how does it looked.
How does not -- well the -- to -- I designed it to help me clean up time fast and easy for everyone parents.
Teachers grandparents especially kids though you know cleaning up but.
A toy it's floor scattered with toys this is simply an analyst I mean yes let's let -- -- always look like right out of Legos they do blow the Polly pocket the pockets it takes forever but.
You know with -- -- is -- Chatter that's actually and it's just done in no time you don't -- -- we love it.
That's great help mom got her own right that's a great -- our business let's talk -- about -- kids.
Kids who is -- your products that you pretty sick kids and then it turned into a musical the dolls turned into books turned into musical tell -- -- That progression that's correct on my daughter and I asked me to paint her as a ballerina and from there it's now full front -- brand based on the characters I created.
And so we have books we have madam Alexander dolls and everything is now a musical here in new York and we just won best Stanley musical for 2012 -- -- -- Election that's wonderful and so it all basically the message to moms out there is it stems from your own needs right plus the kids comes from the phrase little -- which is nice to call my kids for their innocent mr.
And so it -- -- -- a lot of products here stinky kids it's really about teaching kids that it's okay to make child to mistakes.
As long as you learn from their mistakes and strive to be leaders of good to the -- a whole concept behind on products and and the toy that's great I'm gonna move fast -- -- you'd talk to Trish for a second.
So -- you guys -- mother daughter team.
Okay fantastic and you can open exacts too what's.
That well this accident is -- Creative learning team that helps build family bonds while protecting your pet pictures you can -- pictures in and out.
And it -- not how we teach.
Who's who in the family serve -- but.
And more and they come and acutely it looks so much so that kids can carry around their -- treasured keepsake and much like Amy was saying this was born out of a need you were showing your grandchild.
Deadly photos and they can destroying the photos exactly she -- to text each year an instant on.
And against that it's all about creating the Stanley bonds early on.
And she wanted to hold the picture things destroying them so that was nice solution.
To -- doing that for us now she has a -- -- now.
It's more than just -- -- here is -- carry it what's it been like to be part of this family mom from nor business it's been you know.
We're all the way and it's awesome to do things that we've never done before and -- I am just so happy to be part of something I knew when my mother was creating and issuing Cusack to as a vehicle to get back to special causes.
And I just want to be a part of that especially since my husband is a veteran army sergeant.
About Iraq and -- So unless you mentioned that you give to operation showers and yeah I'll tell -- this.
It is an on site -- -- on saint BB showers to moms who are pregnant whose husbands are deployed.
Well that is wonderful -- positive people can find a ticketed operation what's the -- -- its operation -- dot work great.
And also -- -- this came out of you losing your job.
I lost my job in 2009.
-- couldn't find another which it was pretty depressing.
The fortunate part is a bright spot was my Korean daughter.
So -- -- this all to being playing with my granddaughter but I wanted to teach her out family.
And all of those relationships and such an and it just comes back to -- you were saying bit.
You know necessity is the mother of invention all of -- -- mothers have figured out how to do something that you needed yeah.
Oh it's true and balancing -- is you know it's been a lesson it's.
-- to create something you have to really figure out a -- can do it you have to have help around two and you've got your daughter which are so lucky -- my husband and you know you work it out that's a great T get any Bradley pregnancies Trish -- -- trial thanks so much for sharing all this -- -- on this with our web -- we really appreciate it thanks for having us coming in are.