Growing up, we aspire and dream.
We create goals and plans but then what happens when your priorities change?
Let’s say, when you become a mother. Your dreams and aspirations quickly take the back burner.
and before you know it, defeat sets in, and so does exhaustion.
I get it.
Mama, your life does not have to roll this way. You cAN continue to pursue that dream of kick-starting A business, You can write that book and reach that attainable goal you’ve set aside for years.
Before you read further, write down what it is you are wanting to pursue and what’s been holding you back…
And now here are 5 reasons you need to bring that beautiful dream of yours to the next summit!
The Mother Summit is hosted by an empowered team of women, Including founder, Blessing Adesiyan. This First Annual Event overdelivered with pampering, pep talks, delicious local catering and dancing in between professional discussions.
1.) The super chic hair & nail salon
DryBar offered a braid bar making mamas feel chic and ready to mingle! The Color Box (a Luxury nail service) also offered manis to match those fashionable braids!
2.) The undeniably sweet (local) perks and empowering motherhood reminders
The Summit was peppered with SO many Michigan-Made goodies including freshly-pressed juice by Drought, Coffee and Teas by Zingerman’s Coffee Company, lunch catered with fresh & light wraps/sides by Plum Market, Detroit swag bags and uplifting Motherhood Reminders!
a light brunch by Plum Market!
Locally crafted beverages fueled the motherhood business chats!
Lunch powered by Plum Market – Rating 11/10!
Exceptional and Heroic = all mamas!
Appreciated reading these gems on motherhood love throughout the venue!
3.) The (professional) photo opps and group shots
I LOVED THIS! For those mamas interested in stepping up their social media feed with a professional profile picture, here’s your chance!
A local Detroit photographer took headshots and proofs were emailed shortly after!
Looking to be silly with fellow mamas? MichBruc.com Photo Booths had you covered! Take photos or do a boomerrang video – AND it’s emailed or texted to your phone instantly!
Such a fun feature!
Founder of Mother Honestly, Blessing and I!
4.) Mingling with local professional mompreneurs
I’d like to take a moment and RAVE about the Q&A fireside chats with the mompreneur panel!
They talk about the struggles of sustaining their goals, their personal journeys and how you can reach your goals too! From health, beauty, to finance and political professionals, these mamas provide tools and resources that have helped pave their paths!
There were also local small businesses greeting you upon entry! Businesses like Future is Female, Rebel Nell, Ilera Apothecary, Ferne Boutique, and many more shared some of the cutest Michigan-made products around! take a look…
The James Sisters and Owners of Raw Juice Bar, Drought
Meagan, Founder of Femology Detroit; Christina, Founder of Tribe Detroit
The Future is Female Shop in Detroit!
Rebel Nell Shop based in Detroit!
5.)The stunning backdrops and invaluable connections
The Madison Building has some of the best views of downtown Detroit. the venue does have rooftop seating (and yoga was available early before the summit began) and is a wonderful place to admire the panoramic scenes of historic downtown. (Parking was also complimentary by a select sponsor)
The event was hosted at the Madison building; rooftop view (below) near Comerica Park
Another treasured friendship made at Mother Honestly: The Summit.
Blessing is an example of one mother crushing professional goals, Rocking motherhood, and celebrating that dream you’ve always wanted to pursue.
Now is your time, mama.
I’d love to hear from you below if you’re a business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur.
what is one piece of advice you received as either a business owner or a mother on life/work balance?