It might sound counterintuitive, but when you own your own business, the best way to think about long-term strategies for your business is to focus on the other areas of your life. I love my job, but the reason I got into this whole entrepreneurship thing wasn’t to work 70-hour weeks — it was for more control over the work I do and for better work-life balance.
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.
Bella Hughes is a mother of 2 and serial entrepreneur. She and her husband, Harrison Rice, launched their business with a newborn and a toddler on hand. Bella understands that when you start a business — or start a family — no one can really tell you what to expect.
Here, Bella shares her ideas on how parents can successful launch a business when they have young children.