Lauren, a blogger from the Military wife and mom talks about the struggles of sometimes being a military mom and wife. She shares how she has made the decision to stay at home and what is working for her.
The blog post that was mention: “I’m terrible at being a military spouse.”
She talks about how she started with her blog and the topics she writes about.
She talks about how she has made another business adventure with Essential Oils
She shares tips on how, through the blog, can make a part-time business successful:
– Before getting started with a business give yourself a grace period
– Use the Products
– Share with others (Online and in person)
– Use incentives to help the potential client
– Share on social media and in person (Share a genuine story)
– Share, Share, Share (No need for a hard push)
Lauren gives details of her schedule on how she balances her business, blog and family.
She explains the choices she has to make concerning child care. She states that when you are making the choice to work from home, you will find the time and make it work.
As an entrepreneur, military wife and mom you will find ways, that will work for you, your family and business. It won’t look like my schedule or laurens but it works for you and your family. I also explain my schedule and how I make it work at times with having a toddler recording interviews on my podcast. You do what works for the season and your family.
Lauren also shares that the ultimate goal, as she works from home is to delegate the tasks. Work hard now (for a season) and when you make enough money, you can pay someone else to do the other tasks you were doing.
As a military wife, mom and entrepreneur… Working from home is not easy. Lauren explains that sometimes making sacrifices like, getting up at 5am to work her business, is not always easy. You are your own motivator, you can also make those decisions and see what will work with your business. This doesn’t come by making easy choices, you will sometimes make mistakes and it won’t be easy, but don’t beat yourself up, the point is to learn from the situation and move forward. Find the balance and what works for you. She even talked about getting a cleaning lady, to help further her business, (Delegating those tasks) that will help you, your family and business.
Lauren talks about her upcoming new book: The Modern Military Spouse (*Giveaway*) and she shares her last words of encouragement… If you are looking to start a business, give it a try. Don’t hold back!
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