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Jenn Uren on What is a Mompreneur?

Who (or what) exactly is a mompreneur? Today on the This Mom Knows Podcast we're clearing that up and defining the mompreneur.

11 min / Published

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Topics we cover:

  • Mompreneurs and their unique challenges
  • Differentiating mompreneurs from working moms and work-from-home moms
  • Defining what a mompreneur is: a mom plus an entrepreneur
  • Distinguishing between owning a business and having a job
  • Income differences between mompreneurs and traditional employment
  • Accountability and decision-making as a mompreneur
  • Contrasting working environments: outside the home, work-from-home, and within family life
  • Various roles and businesses mompreneurs engage in
  • Examples of mompreneurs and their businesses:

             Michele Holmes: Homeschooling Co-Op resources for high school students

             Rachel Fehrenbach: Teaching busy moms the power of Sabbath rest

             Melissa Tubergen: Starting a nonprofit for foster and adoptive families

             Amanda Cunningham: Creating a resource for families with special needs

  • The commonality of mompreneurs solving problems or meeting needs through their businesses
  • Balancing the dual roles of parenting and running a business
  • Importance of simple systems to manage priorities and minimize mom guilt
  • Benefits of having good systems and the ability to adapt to changes
  • References to previous episodes discussing systems and essential systems for home and business
  • Mention of a tool available for creating the right system to support mompreneurs

Resources mentioned:

Episode 2: Michele Holmes with Homeschool Directive

Episode 21: Rachel Fahrenbach and Sabbath Rest

Episode 41: Melissa Tubergen with Give Hope RV

Episode 45: Amanda Cunningham and The Glory Days Co. Planner

Recipe for a Perfect System download

Link to transcript: https://www.thismomknows.com/blog/episode-52 

About This Mom Knows

Moms know a lot of things, and when we start talking, ideas form, energy builds, and we take action. This Mom Knows is a place for moms to mompreneurs to find encouragement, connection, and maybe even collaboration but most importantly community with moms who know.  So, grab a cup of coffee, maybe a paper and pencil to jot down an idea or two, and let's discover what This Mom Knows.


  • mompreneur
  • working mom
  • work from home mom
  • homeschooling
  • problem solving
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A podcast by Jenn Uren
Helping mompreneurs find the systems, tools, and connections to allow them to be their best as both mom and entrepreneur.
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