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Some of the biggest hurdles—and most impactful decisions—you’ll make as a mom and business owner (mompreneur) are deeply personal and unique to your situation. In Motherhood, Apple Pie, and All That Happy Horseshit, much attention is given to tapping into your “why” and developing a business that supports your family and your personal and professional goals. 

But, today, we are giving attention to the other side of starting your business: selecting your business entity type and accounting method. These choices can have a considerable impact on the health of your business, both from a financial and legal liability standpoint. 

Luckily, there is a wealth of resources to help you make the right choices. To start, schedule a half-hour to review these two resources: 

About the author 

Julia Nardelli Gross

Julia is a mom to two energetic school-aged children and the founder of Acorn Mom. Before establishing Acorn Mom, Julia was an e-commerce entrepreneur, an online communications professional, and a lawyer. Julia is also an active volunteer with PTA and the Girl Scouts of Western Washington. In her downtime, Julia enjoys reading, strong tea, getting her butt kicked at Monopoly Junior, Speyside scotch, vegetable gardening, black licorice, and long walks with her dog, Clementine.