I’ve said it before, but I wasn’t quite sure what I was doing when I created The Mama Program.
I didn’t expect to be here giving tips for the business owning mom. I never even thought I’d be an owner of this kind of business. Something in nursing okay I could possibly imagine that, but a business centered around events? That wasn’t a dream I had even considered.
My dream in motherhood was to enjoy motherhood and not be stressed all the time. To not constantly look in the mirror and not recognize the woman looking back at me, and as an added, be in a space of other moms who enjoyed motherhood too.
Of course, Instagram was cool and all, but as far as actually interacting with the women directly around me, it was slim to none.
So I created what I craved.
And today, that baby is officially a ONE YEAR OLD!
Let’s take a little walk down memory lane.
Each time I revisit these events I feel the same warm and fuzzy feeling in my heart.
The same love and comfort I was hoping to get from being around a group of like minded individuals.
When you become a mom sometimes your dreams can feel like they take a back seat to motherhood.
But the reality is they don’t have to.
You can be an amazing mama and still go after everything you want and deserve.
Here are five tips for the business owning mom:
- Priorities. Whew and to this day I’m still working on mine and making sure they not only align properly but are visible in my day to day work. My son’s father tells me all the time that your priorities are what helps you organize your life. And let’s just say I’m still on the path of creating that organization every single day.
- Schedules. This ties into the point above, but creating schedules and systems as the amazing Mattie James says, is what helps you complete everything you need to from your household, to your children, to your business.
- Help. Uh oh CEO mama. I know you don’t like that word but the truth is you cannot do it all. And to be a “boss” is to understand that. Delegation and outsourcing will be your best friend as you go on this process.
- Knowledge. Never stop learning. The same way you researched those parenting boards before becoming a mom do the same with your business. As a mom sometimes we have this “I know it all attitude”. But the truth is in business, like a baby, some things will come natural but other things won’t. The more time you spend on educating yourself on the categories in the latter, the less time you can spend wasting redoing project after project. Essentially giving you more time to focus on things in your home.
- Passion. A quick sum up from the bible, everything you do flows from your heart. If you don’t have the passion for your business then you will never feel fulfilled from it. Whether it is doing good, bad or in between you will always feel overworked and unsatisfied. Do something you love and everything else will flow.
Now I’m only one year in, and I’m sure there is so much more I will learn. But I couldn’t be more proud with the work done so far, even in the midst of Covid. And I hope these business tips for a mama will help all those in need.
Never give up on your dream mama.
And take care of you too,