MOB Spotlight: Sue Patterson, Unschooling Mom 2 Mom

Sue Patterson’s path to becoming a homeschooling coach and community leader started when traditional school didn’t meet her child’s needs.“I was a mainstream suburban soccer mom. I had no idea when I first had kids that I’d ever choose something so ‘radical’ as homeschooling! But when school didn’t fit, I thought, ‘How hard can second grade be? Let’s do this… and they’ll always take us back if this is a bad idea!’  So we dove into adventures […]

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8 Simple Ways to Support Mom Business Owners

Looking for ways to support your favorite businesses? Here are eight of our favorite ways to do that!Tell others about their business and why you love them!Don’t keep your favorite mom-owned business a secret! Word of mouth is crucial, so make sure you are tagging them in social media posts, sharing their name with friends, and sending potential customers their way.via GIPHYLeave a Five Star ReviewLike word of mouth, reviews are incredibly important to businesses to help build trust and ear […]

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Roya Dedeaux, MOB Maker of the Month

Each month the MOB Nation collaborates with a different MOB Alliance maker. The featured maker is asked to share a piece that shows what the MOB means to them. Their creations are sold as pre-orders and fulfilled after the pre-order period ends. Go here to order Roya Dedeaux’s MOB earrings. “I am an exuberant maker, player, and do-er of all the things! I am a grown homeschooler, and homeschooling mom who always knew I would run my own business. I now own two – one as a licensed Marriage […]

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10+ Tools to Help Mom Business Owners Simplify, Streamline, Save time

People who juggle motherhood and owning a business have specific needs that come with combining two incredibly challenging things. They need things to work, to be efficient, to save them time, and to be easy to use and access.In this blog post, we have grouped several tools and apps MOB Nation members use and recommend – along with a few testimonials from MOBs themselves about their favorites!Social Media & EmailCanvaThis is quickly becoming a small business owner’s all-in- […]

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Tori Daw, Artist of the Month

Each month the MOB Nation collaborates with a different MOB Alliance artist. The featured artist is asked to share a piece that shows what the MOB means to them. This art piece is placed on limited edition mugs in the MOB Shop that are only available during the month they are featured. Go here to purchase Tori Daw’s mug. June’s featured MOB artist Tori Daw, owner of Healistic Reserve, describes herself as a heart-centered creative who sees and appreciates art in many forms.Tori see […]

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MOB Spotlight – Donna Leathers, Owner of Captivate Create, LLC

Donna Leathers, owner of Captivate Create LLC, had done everything from working on a ranch to training horses to website development to graphic design to project management. She says her varied background gave her a strong work ethic and sense of adventure.​She says she has always communicated through imagery with most of her corporate work including some kind of photography. After her first child was born and she decided to stay home photography became her career, but not without some con […]

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Jessica Johns, Artist of the Month

Each month the MOB Nation collaborates with a different MOB Alliance artist. The featured artist is asked to share a piece that shows what the MOB means to them. This art piece is placed on limited edition mugs in the MOB Shop that are only available during the month they are featured. Go here to purchase Jessica Johns’ mug. May’s featured MOB artist, Jessica Johns, loves pizza and Star Wars, holds a black belt in Taekwondo, and enjoys Jujitsu.She was raised in Montana and has been marr […]

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The Truth About Building An Email List from Scratch

We’re excited to welcome Jen Wilson, email marketing strategist, to the MOB blog! Learn more about Dr. Rubin at the end of this blog post. You’ve heard it everywhere, “the money is in the list”.As in, your email list.You scour the resources online and you get started. You can’t wait to build your huge email list of adoring fans and eager customers.I know. You’re still waiting.There are truths that aren’t spoken about on the internet about building an email […]

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