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How do you teach your children about cultural diversity? A Freshly Picked/Mixed Up Clothing Collaboration

Posted by Sonia Kang on

As a mom and an entrepreneur, I know how hard it is to start a business. Then once your business is up and running, it is even more difficult to balance your business and family. As you know, I have four children ranging from 5 to 21 years old and each one has an average of 2 activities each so I will be the first to say that I tow the line each day between being a “good mom/wife” or a “good businesswoman” (whatever “good” means). Coupled with the mommy/wife/businesswoman guilt, I’m screwed!

There are days when I feel like I can get it all done and everything is running smoothly. Orders are coming in, hubby is off and helping me run kids to activities and we can eat dinner together. Aye, then there are the other days where I feel like I failed: I wasn’t fully “present” in my kids’ daily activities because I’m focused on my business, I’m updating social media sites, I’m calling vendors and putting out production fires. It is on those days when you have to re-group and go back to your mission. What am I doing and why am I doing it. Focus on your passion.

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