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Confessions Of A Single Mom and Entrepreneur (Mompreneur)

(why yes, I did watch “13 Reasons Why”)

 

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Hello, friends on the interweb!

 

Today I am feeling compelled to share a little more into my life as a single mom and entrepreneur, or as the internet calls it: mompreneur. And honestly, it’s probably because I  finished season 2 of 13 Reasons Why…but let’s go with it!

Now before I continue to write this, I feel as though I need to add that I am no way shape or for complaining. I am merely just sharing some of the struggles of this life that other #mompreneur #mombosses come to know so well. Also, I will not tolerate any mom-shaming what so ever! We already have it hard enough!

As I sit here writing this post at 10:30 pm Sunday, I am in bed with my wide-awake toddler. Who is apparently, is going through some type of toddler sleep regression that no one told me even existed. His bedtime is typically 8:00 pm y’all and I swear he is acting as if I gave him two suckers and a push pop!

Let’s get this straight being a mom is hard work and one of the hardest things I ever had to do! (Right up there with breastfeeding y’all!) I am constantly exhausted, and all the pressure is on me, daily. I wish I could have someone to put my son to bed this night, or not have to stress about sitters, doctors appointments and the works all alone but I do. Not only do I have to maintain Ayden’s appointments but I have a calendar full of sessions and weddings. And it can get HECTIC lol! And by hectic, I mean eat a tub of ice cream, drink a glass of wine,  and binge on Netflix all while hoping and praying you didn’t fail your child or world today; kinda hectic.

I am also incredibly grateful! I have not missed any key moments in my son’s life what so ever nor doctors appointment or playdates. I was there when he crawled for the first time and took his first steps. When he gets hurt or feels sad, I am the one that he comes running to because he knows and trusts me. (He also doesn’t let me play with his toys very often, but that’s a different story.)

The point is that there are plenty of reasons why I am stressed, but there are even more reasons why I am blessed.  I will forever be thankful to my clients past and present for allowing me to not a beat with my favorite little human.

 

Much love and shout out to all you mompreneurs out there killing it for you and your little ones!

Kendra Lynece

 

 

 

P.S. For more Confessions Of A Single Mom and Entrepreneur checkout this blogpost from HuffPost :https://www.huffingtonpost.com/20-beautiful-women/confessions-of-a-single-m_b_8959814.html

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