While I’m sure none of the above women would describe their life as flawless, I wanted to take a moment to recognize them for the balance they’ve created. They are all successful moms who are also all successful business owners. They all know the struggle of a having a sick child on your lap during a Skype meeting, the very real apology to a client that comes along with the dimmed sound of Micky Mouse in the background of your call, and the need to pull the computer back out after everyone is asleep—just to catch up. But, they all also understand and appreciate the beautiful moments they’ve created with their children by they’ve taken this path. From the occasional daytime adventure when everyone else is working to the extra morning snuggles when we don’t have to rush out the door to be to work at a certain time, being a momprenuer can be the most rewarding gift on the planet. Follow us @ doodledoginsta on Instagram over the next three days to hear tips from the mom’s below on how they are able to balance life as a business owner and mom.
A peek inside the real life adventure of my life as a mompreneur:
I couldn’t ask for a better career that allows me to spend time with my little love and our next one on the way (arriving in October)!!
Are you a hardworking mom – or know someone who is? Join the conversation on instagram to tell us why being a mom and an entrepreneur is important to you (@doodledoginsta). Download our Instagram filters below to celebrate Mother’s Day and girl bosses everywhere! Be sure to tag us and #mompreneur—so that we can re-share your advice. Adding your custom filter is easy:
- Download our mompreneur filter by holding your thumb over the image so you can “Save to Device.”
- Download the app: PhotoLayers on iPhone or Android (it’s free!).
- Open the app and click “Load a background image”—here, you’ll upload a pic of you at work as a mom or at work as an entrepreneur… or both at the same time. Use the 1:1 ratio to crop your image to a square for instagram.
- Then, in the top navigation bar, click “Add Photo” and select the Doodle Dog mompreneur filter. Size the filter to your existing square image, hit “Save” and you’re ready to to post on Instagram!
MOMS FROM TOP LEFT TO BOTTOM RIGHT: Michelle Edgemont – Michelle Edgemont Design Lori Schneider – The Cupcake Bar
Michelle Loretta – Sage Wedding ProsJoan Cinquegrani – Five Grain Events Whitney Long – The Southern C Joann Kandrac – Kandrac and Kole Interiors Kelly Simants – Sage Wedding Pros and Sweetpea Events Kelly Kole – Kandrac and Kole Interiors Maura Coleman-Murry – Creative Films KC Stefanie – Hampton Morrow Photography Julie Morrison – My Beautiful Mom Amy Hampton – Sociologie Wine