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Five years ago, I was a stay at home mom of my two girls and I was feeling stuck.
Maybe you have felt that way before too??
I loved being home with my girls! I had a 3 year old and a 6 month old. I just wasn’t ready to go back to work, but our budget kept getting tighter and tighter.
What could we do?
Adam had a great job but couldn’t really increase his income at work, so he was throwing around the idea of taking on another job just to give up some extra room to be able to give more to our church and save for a vacation.
He was commuting and hour each way and already had limited vacation days… I just couldn’t let him take on anymore work.
If we were going to increase our income… it would need to be me!
I searched and searched for ways to make some extra money at home on my schedule while I was raising my girls along side me…. and it was not easy to find something that would work.
What could I do?
I found a friend who felt just like me just a few months earlier, but she did something to change her income.
She was earning what I could be earning working full time as a speech therapist (my previous career)… but she was home! Plus, she was getting paid to be healthy and help other people do the same.
I had some reservations.
Could I do what she did?
Would I be successful like her or would I fail?
I’m an introvert at heart, and we had just moved 1,000 miles away from all our friends and family. Plus, we were already on a budget! We didn’t have a lot of money to invest in anything.
I am not a spontaneous person by any means and trying new things are WAY outside of my comfort zone…
But… something so deep within me told me that I HAD to at least try.
I had to take the leap into the unknown and discover new things about myself along the way.
I said YES to starting my own online health business!
What happened next??
What I found is that this “job” (that I was so nervous to try) was my calling… my passion. I found a way to help other people and I didn’t have to sacrifice time with my girls. I could be healthy, and turn that into an income.
I also found that I could be a stay at home mom and earn a full time income!
There was so much more that our business brought to us that I didn’t even realize I needed. We found new friendships, we learned how to have fun, and we discovered the freedom we didn’t know was possible!
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After 18 months, Adam was able to quit his full time job!!
This allows both of us to be full time at home with our girls and we have moved closer to our family. We have been able to give more to our church and missions, travel more than ever, and we are building our legacy on our terms.
I also found there were so many moms just like me who longed to make some extra money with the time they did have – they wanted to set their own hours and make the money they deserved – and that’s when I created this FREE series sharing exactly how I was able to Build a 6 Figure income from home in 9 months!!
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