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May 3, 2022

Lowcountry Mompreneurs 2022

Celebrate Hilton Head Magazine

Photography By

M.KAT Photography, Cassie Clayshulte, Abri Kruger Photography, Alexandria Paige Photography, Mindi Jo Photography
“When you have kids, making time to do what fulfills you, be it career or otherwise, is not selfish it's self-care.” “I've learned that every working mom is Superwoman.” “Shout out to working moms. You're doing your best, even when you think you're at your worst.”

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Ashley Wilson
Lowcountry Tutoring & Test Prep

What mantra do you live by?
“This too shall pass” is probably one of the ones I find myself saying over and over for the longest. However, I don’t believe it has to do with just hard times. It reminds me that all the wonderful things or stages of business and motherhood will soon change, and while there may be hard times or struggles along the way, the struggle will pass quickly, and joy will return.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
As a stay-at-home mom during the day and a tutor in the evenings and on weekends, free time is something that doesn’t come around often when trying to grow your new business that is booming. But when we do manage free time, you can find me at the house just relaxing and enjoying time with my family or friends. And with warmer weather now here, you can catch us out on the May River enjoying the water, fishing, and exploring.

How do you balance your work/home life, or is there even such a thing?
Honestly, I am still continually searching for that balance as I’m sure many momprenuers do all the time. You can never turn off being a mom, and to find success in a new business, it’s also hard to turn that off as I pride myself on being there for all my clients whenever they may need me. Some days I fail at this, but I try to plan every day and week and spend at least two days a week off from work where I can truly just focus on my family.

What’s the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
I want my children to remember how much I love them more than anything. (I find myself saying “I love you” anytime I can find, and they are always getting the biggest hugs and kisses.) I also want them to know that I will always be their biggest advocate and fan. I want them to remember me for working hard, following my dreams, and always helping others, too.

1 Marianna Way, Suite 102
Bluffton, SC 29910
(256) 557-2912
lowcountrytutoring.com

Morgan Ambler
CH2/CB2 Magazine & N-Hance

What mantra do you live by?
Lead by example, treat people with respect, and work hard.

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My greatest inspiration is my mom. When I was growing up, she was an incredible multitasker, raising four kids. She worked full-time, insisted on having consistent family dinners, and attended every sporting event possible. She is extremely loving, positive, and encouraging. My siblings and I were told that we could be successful at anything we put our minds to doing.

What business-related book has inspired you?
How to Say It: Choice Words, Phrases, Sentences & Paragraphs for Every Situation, by Rosalie Maggio. Also, The Present, by John Spencer.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
I love to go for runs. Something about putting on my tennis shoes and air buds and getting my adrenaline pumping, helps this momma get through a day!

What is the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
I want my children to say that I was a fun, supportive, and loving mom.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
The biggest challenge for me, as a mom, has been making sure I slow down and enjoy each moment with my children because in a blink, they grow up!

What are the apps you can’t live without?
Google Drive, Family Calendar, and Under Armour Map My Run.

(843) 422-0486
nhance.com/lowcountry

Tess Luechtefeld
Carolina Collective Dance

What are the things that help you stay organized throughout the day and make time for everyone and everything?
I balance everything by using a combination of my digital planner, a paper planner, a running to-do list, a daily itemized plan, and Post-it Note reminders. I color code everything with highlighters and colored pens to categorize my tasks.
I have the greatest staff that supports me. I feel confident in delegating important tasks to them, which allows me to focus on the tasks I need to take care of that are unique to me as a business owner. My office manager, Kensley, my receptionist, Caitlyn, and I work really well together which helps with the efficiency of the business.

When you have free time, what is your favorite thing to do?
I love to go to the beach, on the boat, or anything outside. I really enjoy a nice run on a beautiful day. Working out keeps me going no matter how busy the schedule gets.

What business-related book has inspired you most?
When I was working on my MBA, I read Who Moved My Cheese, which helped me understand the value of embracing change. Our industry is constantly evolving, so being willing to go with the flow is critical to our success. I love Dare to Lead, by Brené Brown. A leader is anyone who takes responsibility for recognizing the potential in people and ideas and has the courage to develop that potential.

How do you balance your work/home life, or is there even such a thing?
I have noticed that I am most successful when I effectively determine my priorities and say no to other obligations and distractions. Being present in the moment is also big for me. I always want to finish the day knowing that even if my to-do list didn’t get completed, it’s okay, knowing that I was the best studio owner for those around me and loved my kids with everything in me.

What’s the one thing you want your children to rememeber about you?
I want them to always remember how much I love and adore them. They are my entire world and I am so proud to be their mom.

What mantra do you live by?
“Be captivated by your purpose.” I have it written on the back door of the studio, so it’s the first thing I read when I arrive and the last thing I see when I close up. It makes difficult decisions easier when you see the bigger picture and believe firmly in your purpose.

4371 Bluffton Parkway, Suite 104
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 290-3955
carolinacollectivedance.com

Lori Tyson
Lori Tyson Designs

What mantra do you live by?
For me being successful and happy in life has always been about maintaining a positive attitude and a proper perspective. I try to turn negatives into positives, obstacles into opportunities with any adversity I face.

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My greatest inspiration comes from my six-year-old special needs son. Despite the daily challenges he faces being on the autism spectrum, he brings joy and positive energy to virtually everyone he encounters.

What business-related book has inspired you most?
My education has not come from an actual textbook but has come from the “book of life.” I was very fortunate to live many years in Europe; I became fluent in French, and much of my current art and design influence was cultivated by my experience while living there.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
Besides spending time with my husband and son, I have become passionate about playing tennis and singing with my husband (drummer) in his newly formed band. I love cooking and, of course, anything design oriented. Love shopping auctions and markets to find special pieces.

How do you balance your work/home life, or is there even such a thing?
For me, the key to work/home balance is to be in the moment, taking time for the things that matter most even when I’m going Mach 5 non-stop!

What’s one thing you want your child to remember about you?
I hope my son will always remember my love, passion for life, drive, and sense of humor.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
Again, it’s making sure that I spend time with my husband and son. Quality time is key, and that’s putting everything down and focusing on the moment.

What are the apps you can’t live without?
There are zero apps that I could not live without, but Alexa and I have become good friends!

What are the things that help you stay organized throughout the day and make time for everyone and everything?
My husband will tell you I am OCD about keeping a calendar, and I try to document every appointment. I also make lists for goals and activities daily.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Seriously, vacation? We live in paradise on Hilton head Island! That said, we do like to go to Colorado for skiing.

(843) 422-6577
loritysondesign.com

Amanda Cifaldi
Pomodori Italian Eatery

My three-year-old son Milo is changing every day, in every way, and it absolutely delights me. His curiosity and sense of wonder are pure magic, and I often find myself wondering how the coming years will change him into the person he’ll someday become. We are all shaped and honed by the passing days, by experiences good and bad, by milestones and by stones left unturned.

Milo is my first born, but Pomodori is my first child. I remember the day I signed the lease 10 years ago, inheriting the old red carpet and beige walls, the red rafters and four-top tables with the Greek postcards lacquered on top. My brother Ben and I ripped the carpet up and stained the floor as I tried to make this old space my own.

While our little eatery has always been charming and homey, I can say that our recent renovation by Lori Tyson Design has brought my truest vision for Pomodori to fruition. We hope that we continue to evolve and grow with our community, and we are so excited to share our new space with you. Come join us for delicious food, wonderful service and a level of sophistication that can only come with age.
Thank you so much for your continued support and for your help in raising both of my “babies.”

1 New Orleans Road
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
gopomodori.com
(843) 686-3100

Cassie Clayshulte
Cassie Clayshulte Photography/The Southern Child

Just one step into her photography studio and your jaw will drop. Everything a parent could ever dream for in their session is pristinely displayed in color order. From princess crowns and gowns to baby blankets in every color and texture imaginable, it’s no wonder moms all over the Lowcountry are lining up to book with Cassie Clayshulte Photography! Cassie’s passion for photography, attention to the tiniest detail, and dedication to go above and beyond for her clients shine through in not only her photos but in her clients’ glowing reviews and the countless awards she wins.

Everyone knows Cassie as the Lowcountry’s BEST newborn, maternity, and children’s photographer, but she’s also a designer for a leading backdrop company, a photography educator encouraging female business owners all over the country, and the creator of a luxury baby blanket line, The Southern Child, that will be available locally this summer.

“I could never get everything done if I didn’t have amazing childcare and an incredible husband. As a photographer, it can be difficult to set boundaries when everyone wants to book with you, but quality time with my family is my priority, especially after my struggle with infertility,” Cassie said. “I limit the number of sessions I take and set aside normal work hours for editing, marketing and all the other never-ending tasks that come along with owning a business so that I can make the most of every moment possible with my baby boy.”

102 Buckwalter Parkway 3Q
Bluffton, SC 29909
(843) 540 4934
cassieclayshultephotography.com

Salinas Family
Island Bagel & Deli

What mantra do you live by?
From an early age, I always told myself be someone, never give up, and always keep an eye on the prize.

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My mother is my biggest inspiration; she showed me everything I needed to know to be the woman I am today.

What’s the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
I want them to remember me as a loving, hardworking mother who always tried her best in everything she did.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Austin, Texas is my all-time favorite. And, of course, my own backyard with the beach and sun.

841 William Hilton Pkwy.,
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 686-3353

17 Sherington Dr. #6039
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 815-5300

Afton Ryan
EGAN + Ella Boutique

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My dad, Kurt. Growing up as a farmer’s daughter, I witnessed him work incredibly long and physically demanding hours. His work ethic is unmatched and truly inspiring. And no matter what, he still managed to put family first. He never missed any of my basketball games and is the kind of parent I strive to be. Love you, Dad!

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
Curl up with a book, take a long bath, re-watch The Office for the billionth time, plan hypothetical vacations to faraway lands, and peruse the aisles of Target.

How do you balance your work/home life, or is there even such a thing?
No matter how demanding work and home life get, I make time for self-care. It makes me a better mom, business owner, and better human by taking the time to focus on my own mental and physical needs first.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
Figuring out childcare during school breaks. Where are they supposed to go? Who can I get to watch them? Guess they’re going to work with me?! It’s a dilemma I never thought about until I had kids.

What are the things that help you stay organized throughout the day and make time for everyone and everything?
I write a daily to-do list. Sometimes the tasks are things like “don’t forget to pick kids up from school” or “brush my teeth.” But no matter how large or small the task is, visualizing it and checking it off the list tricks me into thinking I’m productive.

135 Towne Dr.
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 707-9820
eganandella.com

The Circle of Life/ Gardenias Team
Circle of Life LLC & Gardenias Event Floral

What mantra do you live by?
Life is a circle. What you put out will come back at some point.
“Ooosah” Calm the hell down! We can do this!

When you have free time, what is your favorite thing to do?
Sit by the water and reflect on life. Set new goals.
Laugh! Garden. Enjoy life!

How do you balance your work/home life, or is there even such a thing?
Organizing, scheduling, and time for ourselves.

What’s the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
Resilience, love, work ethic, and silliness.
RESPECT, principles, unconditional love.
Work hard/play hard; nothing in life is free.

What are the apps you can’t live without?
Google, Alexa, Amazon, Plant It, music, and TikTok.

What are the things that help you stay organized throughout the day and make time for everyone and everything?
A calendar, journal, and LOTS OF POST-ITS!

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Chicago, Virgin Islands, Deer Valley, YMCA Family Camp in Pennsylvania.
Costa Rica and Cancun.

14 Vine Street
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 837-6602
circleoflifehhi.com
gardeniashhi.com

Cassandra Schultz
Cassandra’s Kitchen

What business-related book has inspired you most (or what is your favorite book)?
I dive into anything that Brené Brown writes. Everything I learn from her can be used in any of my relationships, business or personal.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
My family loves the beach/boat life. I love to play beach volleyball, but there is no actual free time in my life right now.

How do you balance your work/home life, or is there even such a thing?
If you’re trying to grow your business, I don’t think there is such a thing as balance. As a busy mom and busy business owner, you do the best you can. I realized that everything is a phase with my kids, and I’m in the drive-my-kids-around phase. In 10 years, that phase will be over. So, I try to attend everything I can right now. I do my best to solely focus on my kids when I’m with them.

What is the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
There is nothing more important than my children remembering how much I loved them. And I want them to remember that more by my actions than my words.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
As a business owner, you want to do it all. There are so many ways to grow your business, and you’re excited about it. But it’s impossible if you want to be involved in your kids’ day-to-day life. I won’t give up the 10 minutes in the car with my kids, and I try not to miss their games. So, the hardest part is accepting that you can’t do it all.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
East Hampton, NY, where I’m from. It’s a mix between vacation feels and the feeling of being home. I get to see family and friends and go to the beaches I was raised going to.

258 Red Cedar St., Unit 17
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 815-3500
cassandraskitchen.com

Blake Schmid
Coastal Bliss

What mantra do you live by?
Everything happens for a reason.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
Go to the beach and take family bike rides.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
Wanting to be two places at the same time. I absolutely adore being with my children. However, I love what I do, which means I also love being at work and helping customers. It is a constant struggle. However, with the help of our families and a great staff, I am able to do both.

What are the things that help you stay organized throughout the day and make time for everyone and everything?
I am a list maker. I always have an ongoing list. I also take everything one day at a time. Sometimes, I joke, one hour at a time.

38 Shelter Cove Ln.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
(843) 802-4050
coastalblisshiltonhead.com

Ginny Whitehead
The Art Cafe

What mantra do you live by?
Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My children’s father, Rocky Whitehead. He is the master entrepreneur and supporter.

What business-related book has inspired you most (or what is your favorite book)?
Quick as a Cricket, an imaginative book about the different characteristics a child can have.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
Spend time with my family.

What’s the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
That I always made time for my children.

What is the app you can’t live without?
Amazon…. Shopping lol

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Sanibel, Florida. We are working on four generations vacationing there.

The Art Cafe is truly a family-run business. All of Ginny’s children and now grandchild, Breckin have helped with the family business and worked there at some point in time. This makes her business even more special because of this time with her family.

5 Lagoon Rd.
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
(843) 785-5525
artcafehhi.com

Sally Zuniga
Tio’s Latin American Kitchen

What mantra do you live by?
Just keep swimming. And “It’s like eating an elephant…one bite at a time” or “Make sure to eat your green frog in the morning” … all mantras of determination, resilience, stamina. If we’ve worked together or you have asked my advice, I’ve said at least one of these.

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My family has been my inspiration on who I am. I’ve always wanted to keep up with my older brothers; my parents have always made me believe I could do anything. My husband is my inspiration on who’ve I become. Failure is never an option, and we work until the job is done. No excuses.

What business-related book has inspired you most?
21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and Who Moved My Cheese. I’ve read both more than once. Knowing how to manage, being a leader, and adapting to change keep you relevant in any line of work.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
It’s not as much about the hobby as it is about the people. I’ll catch a quick bite with a friend, even go on a Target run just to hang out. I crave the relationships in my life: my husband, kids, family and friends make my world go round.

How do you balance your work/home life, or is there even such a thing?
In the restaurant industry, there is no such thing. I start looking at emails between 5:30-7am every day and touch base with the closing manager sometime around 11pm each night. We absolutely love our teams and I truly love what we do every day!

What’s the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
I hope my kids remember me as being fun. I try to say yes as much as possible and allow them to be their own person. I also want them to remember me as someone who gets things accomplished and that they, too, feel empowered to tackle issues head on and solve those issues. And I hope they always know we do it all for them.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
The biggest challenge is juggling the hours and all the places I need to be at once—multiple kids, multiple activities, appointments, etc., etc. I’m exhausted thinking about it, LOL. But I know I’m not alone … and that keeps me going. We’re all in the same boat.

What are the apps you can’t live without?
Apps I can’t live without. I assume you don’t mean appetizers. Just kidding. For traveling: Skiplagged. For work: Google, HotSchedules, Revel. For fun: Facebook, Tequila Matchmaker.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
I love Vail, Colorado in the summer. But truly, it’s being wherever with the people I love. Time with family and friends, whether a day or week, always feels like a vacation. I relax, reset, refocus and am ready for the next challenge ahead. I prefer warm climate by a body of water, so you’ll typically always catch me in the South. The Lowcountry is the perfect place because I can always be in paradise.

40 Shelter Cove Lane #181
Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
7 Venture Drive #106
Bluffton, SC 29910
tioshhi.com

Kim Crouch
CH2/CB2 Magazine

What mantra do you live by?
Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My mother. She has always been such a hard worker and instilled that in me at a very young age. Nothing comes easy; you have to work hard for the things you want. I started working when I was 13 years old at Main Street Theater and saved and saved to buy my first car at 15.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
We are a big beach and water family! So, anytime with my friends and family at the beach or on the boat is my favorite time!

How do you balance your work/Home life, or is there such a thing?
One of the reasons I love working for CH2/CB2 magazine is because I can balance my work and be the best mom I can be. When the kids are in school, I take advantage of that time to get things done; when the kids are home from school, all my effort goes into hanging out and taking care of them.

What is the one thing you want your children to remember about you?
How much I loved them. They always come first. They are my entire world!

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
When I had my son Jackson, I gave up a corporate job to be a stay-at-home mom, which was an amazing gift to be able to do at the time. But it did take away the opportunity to move up in the company and pursue a corporate career. Thankfully, I found CH2/CB2 magazine and am able to make my own schedule now and be home after the kids get home from school. I have the best job in the world!

What are the things that help you stay organized throughout the day and make time for everyone and everything?
Hunter Kostlyo. She helps everyone at the magazine stay organized. Without her keeping up with all my business, I would be lost.

What is your favorite vacation spot?
Anywhere in the Caribbean. We love going to St. Thomas, exploring the BVIs by boat, and relaxing at the resorts.

(843) 298-2073
kim@celebratehiltonhead.com

Alison Melton
The Melton Group, Charter One Realty

What mantra do you live by?
“Stop chasing the money and start chasing the passion.”—Tony Hsieh, former CEO of Zappos. If you don’t absolutely love what you do and are not passionate enough to put the effort into your business, you will never be successful.

What business-related book has inspired you most?
The Sell, by Fredrick Eklund. What resonated most is that every Realtor can “sell” similar services, but clients choose to work with you because of who YOU are and what YOU represent. A personal brand matters.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
Time! As a Realtor, the “work” schedule is a bit unconventional as I’m helping clients throughout the evening and on weekends. Therefore, we plan a lot of special outings when I’m not working—ladies’ lunches, day trips to Charleston, or even just ice cream (for dinner) in Old Town.

What are the apps you can’t live without?
My calendar, MLS-Touch, LandGlide, Bambino, DoorDash, Amazon … and, of course, NY Post, and Jeopardy.

When you have free time, what is your favorite thing to do?
Ride! Both my daughter and I are competitive equestrians and spend quality time together at the barn and traveling to horse shows throughout the southeast from Tryon to Wellington. There is no better way to decompress from this exciting real estate market than taking a spin around the ring with my chocolate unicorn, Sully.

1024 Berkeley Hall Blvd.
Bluffton, SC 29909
(843) 290-3640
luxelowcountry.com

Taylor Hubbard
Realty One Group Lowcountry Co-Owner & Coastal Rental Company Owner

What mantra do you live by?
“If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one”—Dolly Parton. Who doesn’t love Dolly?

Who has been your greatest inspiration?
My family. Having children forced me to grow up and think beyond myself and the present. I had to start thinking about what I wanted their future to look like and what I needed to do to provide that for them. My life was not easy growing up; we struggled, and I didn’t want that for my sons. I moved back to my hometown because I knew I wanted to raise them in the Lowcountry. I wanted to be present for them and create a career where I did have flexibility if they were sick and have something tangible to pass down to them. My grandpa tells me constantly that I became a different person when my first son was born. I will always be thankful for my boys providing me that reason for the personal and career growth I’ve experienced in the last seven years.

What is your favorite thing to do when you have free time?
Our family loves spending time with our friends. We have an amazing support system of other families in our town. We are always at the beach, on our boat, kayaking, fishing/shrimping or just cruising to Daufuskie or the sandbar for the day.

What’s one thing you want your children to remember about you?
I want them to remember that I love them. I want them to have good memories of vacations, soccer games, cooking together and of just being together. My husband always says, “We are a family; we do everything as a family.” This may sound cliché, but I love the thought behind it. Obviously we all have separate activities, and we don’t do everything together. At the end of the day, we prioritize our family and make sure we are a unit. We want them to remember they can always come to us, and we will always love them.

What is your biggest mom vs. career challenge?
It takes a strong woman to maintain a work/life balance, especially in real estate and property management. My son told his teacher that I was the strongest woman he knew, and hearing that made me cry. I want him to realize that they are my priority so when I’m not able to make it home for dinner, it’s because I’m doing something to better his life. The hardest challenge is just that: it’s being responsible for multiple babies, so to speak. Realty One Group is also a baby to me. I have to nurture and grow our agents, our brand, our clients and our community. It’s knowing when to say no, when to not over-extend yourself. I’m going to miss some functions and make compromises. I just hope, in the end, both my children and my companies understand and are taken care of with the level of quality I expect.

21 Promenade Street
Bluffton, SC 29910
(843) 301-0916
roglowcountry.com

Emily Boatwright, Esq.
Boatwright Law Firm, LLC

Emily: Opening my own law firm allowed me to have the independence needed to be more flexible for my family while still highlighting my professional strengths and commitment to my clients. I am a service-oriented, results-driven, diligent, Type A person and have to balance that with my complete devotion to my sons, AJ and Jack. They are amazing in every aspect. I struggle to develop and adhere to boundaries at work that keep me from putting down a file until late in the evening because I need to solve the problem at hand or resolve ‘one more issue’ before packing up for the day. I truly do believe that you get what you give and that hard work and long hours also have allowed me to take the kids on some great trips and spend time out of town together, which really is the best way for us to all completely unplug, relax and enjoy dedicated time with one another. We enjoy each other’s company and look forward always to our next trip. At the same time, we work constantly to create a peaceful, calm home life that is welcoming so that when we each walk in the door it is our sanctuary and we can shrug off the world, hang out and share our day with each other before it starts all over again the next day.

AJ: I like my mom’s business because many people work in real estate on the island, so almost everyone knows my mom. And they always say great things about her or her company. My mom really cares about her performance, so often she’s leaving for work when I’m waking up for school and getting home late because of the long hours she puts in to make sure everything is how it needs to be and everything runs smoothly. We all have busy lives, so it’s rare that we are all three at home to chill for the night. But it’s great when it does because then mom is happy; and when mom is happy, everyone is happy.

Jack: My mom is amazing in everything she does. She has the biggest heart I know and always cares for others first. “We the three” is what we call each other (my mom, my brother, and me). She has raised both of us so very well. During the week, I don’t get to see her as much because she leaves for work by 8 a.m. and gets back late. Some nights, we don’t get to eat with each other because she is so busy; she works 12 hours a day and more when I go to bed. She has busted her ‘tail’ for 15+ years to get the life she deserves. She has faced hard times, and we help her get over them.
I get to see my mom most on Saturdays because I don’t have school or sports, and so we will spend the whole day together. Some weekends, when we go out of town, she is free of work. One of our traditions is when we go out of town, we try to go to a professional sports game. We have been to MLB, NBA, and NFL games with her; all of those were the best experiences of my life. She is amazing in everything she does and continues to be a better mom and lawyer every day. Her having her own business inspires me to get and own my own business when I’m older. I see the struggle she has with the amount of work she does, but she overcomes the challenge every time.

Emily: I hope AJ and Jack’s biggest take away from me being a business owner is that hard work begets success and that the long hours were never me choosing something else over them. They are always first on my list, but out of necessity to be successful and make sure I can take care of them, sometimes time together is sacrificed. It’s the biggest challenge, especially being a single parent, that you can’t be in more than one place at one time. I love, admire, respect, and truly cherish each of my boys as individuals. Watching them grow into young men with caring, resilient, humorous, intelligent hearts and minds brings me peace. Our ‘We The Three’ team has done alright for ourselves. We have overcome some intense times but have come through with grace; we always have each other’s backs, and we work together, chaotically as it may seem at times, to support each other in every way we can.

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