I’m one of those moms who actually does remember my life and myself before becoming a mom. It wasn’t that long ago, after all. I remember how I thought I was a busy freelancer/solopreneur. (Bahahahaha.) And how I thought I had a lot of responsibilities.
I recently participated in a conversation on The New MORE podcast, where host (and friend) Amber Anderson and I discussed making the strategic decision NOT to grow your business.
There was no hiding the bump. When Meghan Leatherman interviewed for a communications manager position with Social Venture Partners Arizona in Phoenix, she was noticeably pregnant — something women often worry will limit their chances of being hired.
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Is balance a myth?
Balance. It’s akin to a foreign word to most of us who spend our working lives attempting to be everything: a great parent, a great spouse, a great employee, a great volunteer, a great leader, a great athlete, etc. Are we able to achieve greatness at anything when we’re trying to excel at everything?
As a graphic designer, working remotely and freelancing were already part of my life before I became a mom, and I assumed that kids would fit pretty easily into my lifestyle. I was wrong. Since my son was born, I’ve learned a lot that’s helped me become a better parent and a better business owner. Here are four tips I wish someone had told me before I became a mompreneur.