What or who inspired you to start your business?
After my third baby I had to either go back to work or figure out how to help my family financially. My dad asked me if I would want to sell leggings made in Mexico. I loved that they’re really nice and affordable. As a mom I don’t spend a lot of money on my clothes but I still want to look fashionable, so I was very excited.
What are your most popular products or services?
The Premium Seamless Leggings, for women and girls. They feel great, look great and come in vibrant colours that don’t fade with washing. I think they’ve become a closet staple.
What do you love most about what you do?
I love that I’m building my company from the ground up. I love that I get to make every decision and try out idea’s without anyone telling me no.
How do you balance being a mom and entrepreneur?
I schedule my work around my kids, plus I have a great support system, my family and husband take care of my boys when I have tradeshows.
What single piece of advice would you give moms starting their business?
Not everything will go according to plan, be flexible. Get to know other entrepreneurs and you will be amazed at the advice you will get from them.
How do you relax?
I love relaxing with my family and watching America’s Funniest Home Videos after dinner. It’s our way to unwind and laughing together.
What place inspires you and why?
I get most of my inspirational ideas when I’m driving. I know it sounds strange, but it’s the only time I’m sitting quietly and I’m ‘in my head’.
What is your biggest fear?
My biggest fear isn’t failure, because at least I tried. I think my biggest fear is regret. Looking back and thinking – “I wish I had…” when it’s too late.
What is your motto?
If you don’t build your dream, someone else will hire you to build theirs. – Tony Gaskin
What motivates you?
Wanting to prove to myself that I can build a successful company out of my little basement office. Other women in business that have done something amazing. That motivates me.
What makes you GO?
I want to be successful. I want my boys to see that passion, hard work and perseverance really pays off.