Harried, With Children

How Embarassing!

By Michelle Storrusten

"From having preschoolers answer the business phone and hanging up to perching themselves on my clients' laps and inviting them to stay for supper, it's all happened to me. Probably the funniest thing was when one of my clients came by to drop off some work, and my 5-year-old told him, `My dad's bigger and stronger than you!' "

Michelle Storrusten, 28, founder of Gal Friday Enterprises, a secretarial, bookkeeping and computer-repair service in Great Falls, Montana

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This article was originally published in the December 1999 print edition of Entrepreneur with the headline: Harried, With Children.

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