running a business when you have kids can be tricky and we’re not kidding…
This week’s episode is a little different. We’re talking about kids and the challenges of starting or running a handmade business when you have one or more. How do you juggle it all? That’s what this week’s podcast is all about.
We’ll be answering questions like… “Should you start a handmade business while on maternity leave?”, “Do I need to close shop?” and much more.
~ Jess, Mik & Deb
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We know a lot of makers have kids or are thinking of starting their handmade business when they have a new baby. So, in this week’s episode we talk about what to expect when you’re a new parent and what it means for you and your business.
what we cover in this episode:
Keeping clients or not to keep a client
What mommy brain means
How far before or after having a new kid to go back to work
Taking your baby to handmade markets
Scheduling your time when you have a new baby
The pressure of building your business while on maternity build
Maternity leaves in Australia and some parts of the world when you are employed
Maternity leaves when you are self-employed
Deciding to close shop or being on vacation when you have a new kid
Recommendation on taking made to order products, markets, and online sales
Giving yourself a break. Everything happens a little bit longer when you have kids.