As early as 2000, writers were using the term "Dot-Com Mom," and it turns out one of the early adopters was my former employer. At WRAL-TV in Raleigh (where I used to work), we published an article headlined "Internet Opens the Way for 'Dot-Com Moms.'"
On June 28 of the same year, the byline "Mr. Dot-Mom" appeared on Salon.com.
And in April 2002, Dot-Mom became Mrs. Mom for a Harvard Business School update on former iVillage CEO Candice Carpenter Olson.
Just a little historical perspective for a Sunday night...