248. WAHM Success Story: How this WAHM built her freelancing business while raising a family and working full-time

Episode 248: WAHM Success Story: How this WAHM built her freelancing business while raising a family and working full-time with Becca Hoover


Hey there! Happy Monday! On today’s episode, I have Becca Hoover on the podcast. Becca shares her journey from former teacher to social media manager. She shares more about how she built her business while raising her family and working full-time (and while on maternity leave with baby #2!)

She shares how she found out about freelancing and how she started building her business and then found out she was expecting baby #2. Becca explains how she was able to land FOUR retainer clients while on maternity leave surpassing her teaching income and not going back to the classroom after maternity leave. 

This episode was so inspiring and shows how much hard work and determination can pay off. If you are wondering how to juggle building a business, working full-time, and being a mama, this episode is for you!

If freelancing is the route you are ready to take, we have a flash sale coming up on the Live Free Academy this month! It will be available April 17-April 19. Sign up for the text reminders so that you don’t miss when the sale goes live AND by signing up for the text reminders, you will get early access to the extra bonuses: www.micalaquinn.com/text

If you aren’t quite sure if freelancing is the route you want to take but want to hear more, I will be hosting an open house on April 17 at 12 pm CST and another at 8 pm CST. In this open house, we will have a few current and former Live Free Academy alum to speak on a panel to answer questions and I will be there too! This is going to be a great opportunity for me to share more about the Live Free Academy with you and learn more about how I can help you reach your goals PLUS an opportunity for you to ask questions and hear from previous students. Reserve your spot here: wwww.micalaquinn.com/live

Thanks for listening! Let’s continue the conversation on Instagram: @micala.quinn

In this episode, we cover:

  • Becca’s journey from teacher to freelancer

  • How Becca built her business while working full-time and raising a family (and even while on maternity leave with baby #2!)

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More about the Live Free Podcast with Micala Quinn:

How do I get started? What if I fail? Who will hire me? Is it really possible to create a consistent, full-time income from home?

Welcome to the Live Free Podcast with Micala Quinn where we will be answering these questions PLUS many more! Whether you’re just starting your freelance business (heck even if you don’t know what freelancing is yet) or you’re looking to scale, this podcast will give you tangible business advice along with inspiring interviews to help you create a life and career that works for YOU and YOUR family.

Your host, Micala Quinn, started out teaching high-school English, but when her first child was born, she immediately began searching for something more. She wanted a way to stay-at-home with her daughter (and future babies), but still needed to bring in a full-time income to help support her family. Micala started freelancing, quickly replaced her full-time income, and now helps other moms (like you) get started and grow their freelance business from scratch to 5K and beyond! She believes that being a working mom or a stay-at-home mom no longer needs to be a black and white decision. You CAN have both. On your terms!

Our motto is Mom Strong, Work Smart, and Live Free. Are you in? We’d love for you to join us each Monday, as well as in our Live Free Podcast Facebook community!

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