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Entrepreneur Moms Can Win the Work-Life Balance Game

Winning the Work-Life Balance Game Like a Boss Are you an entrepreneur and a mom? Are you a mom who is thinking about becoming an entrepreneur because you are tired of feeling forced to revolve your priorities around a job, rather than your family?  If you can relate, I want to encourage you to pursue your entrepreneurial bliss but I also want to give you fair warning, that while being your own boss can give you the power to put your family first, it will be far from easy. In this article I will give you some tips designed to help you pull it off, like a boss. You need to know that you CAN do this But first thing is first. You need to believe that you can do it. If you are a mom, chances are that you truly can. Motherhood can equip you with a unique set of skills that translate well into entrepreneurial endeavors. Think about it, starting and growing a business is a lot like birthing and raising a child. In the beginning, both are extremely vulnerable and require constant care and attention. As they mature, the priorities shift from survival to growth and development. If you are an entrepreneur and a mother, chances are that you are capable of excelling at both roles because they require the same set of skills; at least in theory. You will probably FEEL like you suck at everything But allow me to get real here. If you’re a mom and you are running a business, you probably don’t feel like you are doing an amazing job at all of it. Most entrepreneurial moms either feel like they are excelling at one or none of these roles. Balancing responsibilities in both areas can be tricky because motherhood and career are often incompatible. While the skill sets required to raise kids and grow businesses may be the same, the two worlds don’t exactly fit together.  Every working mom (entrepreneur or not) has had to choose between a work obligation and an important activity with their child. This does not necessarily change when you own your own business. For instance, I once had a huge workshop that I had spent months preparing for and the day of the event, my child came down with a fever. I was already my own boss and I had to choose between following through with…