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Becky VandenBout: Former Engineer, Mother, and Owner of Joon + Co.

“The hardest thing to accomplish as a mom and a boss babe is balance. Balancing it all can seem impossible, but I’ve learned that doing my best has to be enough because that’s all I have to give.”

The Importance of Creativity, Compassion, and Education in Building a Strong Sense of Community

"Being ok with the fact that I’m going to work and invest a lot of time in my career, but still be a great mom has been a learning curve. I want my children to grow up with the same strong woman in their life that I had in mine."

A Cali Girl turned Midwest Transplant Brings Conscious Living to her Parenting, Photography, and Community

"A lot of moms make the decision to freelance because it allows more flexibility and time to juggle being a parent. To that I say find support and find a community. And, let me connect you to all the people!"

Jenna Rice on Being a Makeup Artist, Mother, and Cruelty-Free Shop Owner

“The hardest thing about being a working mother is mom guilt. I feel guilty that I’m not making the cupcakes for a school event. But I also feel guilty if I’m not at the store running my business."

One Badass Businesswoman, Mother, and Artist - Hannah Berry

“As a working mom and business owner I get to tailor my day. That drove me towards opening my own space. Nobody can tell me no about bringing my kid with me. And my space is always accessible for other people's kids.”

Kara Hoffman: Photography Director, Working Mom, Problem Solver

I love solving problems. I might complain about it, but really, that feeling you get when you solve a problem, when you create a workflow that saves time and money - that’s what gets me out of bed.