#026: Mentor Interview with Lauren Keplinger

podcast May 20, 2019

Inspiration from this Episode:


“I wanted a business, but I didn’t necessarily want a full time job.”


“Even though I’m working from home, I’m not just here hanging out.”


“It was really important to me to have something outside of being a mom and a wife.”

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026 | The Mompreneur Experience: Mentor Interview with Lauren Keplinger




On today’s podcast, we meet Lauren, a military spouse and etsy shop owner. She created her shop called Funky Monkey Children in 2012 when her husband was on deployment in Afghanistan. After successfully scaling her business to over 10,000 sales and a 6-figure income, she began teaching others how to do the same in 2017.

What You’ll Learn in Today’s Episode:

  • Why it’s okay to take breaks in your business to avoid burnout.
  • Creating that flexibility in your business to allow for time with family.
  • How to get your spouse to see it as a business and not just a hobby.
  • The pro’s of batching in all aspects of your life and business

Resources in Today’s Episode:


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