Being a stay-at-home mom is one of the toughest jobs out there. You essentially work 24 hours a day, seven days a week without a paycheck. While all moms are superheroes, these moms pushed themselves to even greater lengths. In between chasing toddlers and shuffling kids off to soccer practice, they found the time to start their own businesses from home, which went on to be wildly successful. Read on to learn about these moms’ inspiring stories and how they added “entrepreneur” to their resumes!
Did you know the delicious chain restaurant Chicken Salad Chick was started by a stay-at-home mom?
Kelli Lindquist’s Quest For Meaning
Stay-at-home mom Kelli Lindquist was dedicated to many things in her life—including being a mother, wife, and her Mormon faith. Although Kelli wanted to stay home with her children, she found herself being called to help out financially. Her husband was completing optometry school when Kelli came up with a creative way to help out her family. She began experimenting with wood canvas designs and after enjoying the hobby so much, her husband purchased her a scroll saw and the supplies she would need to create more serious work. After making a wood cut-out design for a friend, she realized that people might really love to own a design of their own. She never anticipated how successful she would become…