This week we have a lovely mom Akanksha Joshi who is the founder of two lil blossoms a hub for creativity. You can see more of here work, here.
Can you tell us about your business? What is it about?
Two lil blossoms is my dream world of creativity and art work.. I alwayz use to admire creativity, n work done by artistic people.. In my heart, I had promised myself that one day I ll explore creativity in myself.. Being a home maker, my family comes first.. So when God blessed me with my life, my two lil angels , Daughter is now 4+ yrs n son is 9 months, I just thought of giving it a shot.. By getting constant appreciation from my family n Friends, especially my hubby, I thought of converting my hobby n passion into a small business venture which I can manage with my family n home.. So here is the beginning of “Two lil blossoms” ..
Were there any obstacles that you faced when you decided to pursue becoming a mompreneur?
As the saying goes, where there is a will, there is a way… Yes initially I did face some problems when I had to take care of my lil ones.. But here comes the concept of Time management.. Everyone has 24 hours in a day, few do nothing, n few create history.. I want to be in the latter category
What are three traits that you think a mompreneur should have when starting their own business? Time management
Any unforgettable lesson that you learned as a Mompreneur?
The very first thing I learned as mompreneur is optimum utilization of my Time, not only towards my business, but towards my house hold goals, taking care of my kids as well. Being a mompreneur offered me the best platform to unleash my creativity, n being recognized.
What inspired you to start your business?
Passion n love for creativity, my dearest hubby n my two lil angels
What will readers find when they go there?
Readers will find unique handmade creations made with love n care… I do make fashion accessories for kids, upcycled n home decor products for home, unique handmade jewelry etc.. We do customized gifts/birthday return gifts also.. What’s your most popular feature? Kids accessories , smart n cheeky jewelry ..
What do you love best about your job?
Im able to take care of my kids n my home myself with my flexi work timings.. I don’t have to leave my kids with unknown maids n creche.
Is entrepreneurship for everyone?
In my view, anyone having above qualities can become a good entrepreneur. (answers in traits on mompreneur)
What are the biggest challenges you face as a mompreneur?
Ahhh sometimes I have to stop my creative ideas when kids want me, but don’t worry I resume them as soon as they sleep..
As a mompreneur, how does being a mominfluence your work?
I get quite good ideas from my lil daughter… She is the the best critic n best admirer for my work..
Please check out her creations at: https://www.facebook.com/TwoLilBlossoms?ref=hl