Why I Changed From a Hustling Entrepreneur to a Mom-First Approach

Why I Changed From a Hustling Entrepreneur to a Mom-First Approach

I was quickly starting to feel disconnected from my own boys. Work was all consuming. I was losing sleep at night not just because I had a newborn, but because I was always so worried about work. Worried about clients, employees, plans, and travel. Worried about maintaining profit margins, my image, growth, my companies reputation. It was 24 hours a day of worry ON TOP of typical mommy guilt and worrying about my kids. I needed to keep up with ‘the plan’. Grow it to $500k, then past a million. Plan to be world class and a dominant force in the PR world. Keep a clean and tidy house. Make sure the kids are clean and happy and have all the things they needed, with NO help. No nanny, no extra cleaning lady, no on-call handyman to fix things.
It was k-i-l-l-i-n-g me. 

4 Reasons to Teach your Kids About Entrepreneurship

4 Reasons to Teach your Kids About Entrepreneurship

We need more resilient people.

We need more risk takers.

We need more innovators and doers, thinkers and tinkerers.

We need more entrepreneurs!

But why?

Small business generates almost half the jobs available in the U.S. public sector. Of those companies, they are arguably 16 times more innovative than their larger counterparts producing 16 percent more patents than the big guys. With such great opportunity to be creative and inventive, means entrepreneurs and small businesses are creating real solutions to solve real problems.

Why You Should Let Your Kids Be Challenged

Why You Should Let Your Kids Be Challenged

As parents, we often want to swoop in to help our kids solve their problems. From brushing their teeth to completing their chores and doing their homework, we justify helping them because we either want to move faster (the bus is coming!) or we feel bad because they are frustrated with a task.

But the worst thing we can do for them is to DO FOR THEM. There comes a point in their development that they need to ‘figure sh*t out on their own.’