Nov 20, 2018
“I had to go set down these traditional, what I thought were biblical roles, of what holy God-honoring household looked like… so that I could get the gift of full-time family that I have now. What I thought I was preserving with having my kids home full-time with me, while my husband worked… really they needed both parents.”
This week on the Authentic Influencer Podcast, we’re talking about what it looks like to fully pursue our business as a family. One of the main reasons that most of us are in pursuit of the entrepreneur lifestyle is the promise of freedom. We’re not just entrepreneurs. We’re also wives. And moms. That desire for freedom isn’t just for ourselves, but for the family. So how do we navigate the blessing of being the breadwinner, without stepping on our husband’s role as the head of the home?
“The best thing to call it isn’t a ‘full-time mom,’ it’s a full-time family. ”
Brooke and NiCole use their personal journeys to give two different perspectives, two paths, to the same end goal - a full-time family. Being the breadwinner has the potential to give your husband permission to dream bigger than the desk job. We do know that working your husband out of a job isn’t a one-size-fits all dream. It may not be for your family. The most important dream, that you have the power to make a reality, is to find the balance that is unique to your family.
“The position of being a stay-at-home dad is different, but the responsibility and role is supporting the family, whether that’s physically, spiritually, emotionally, financially… your husband can still be the head of the household. He may not be the one that’s bringing in the money, but that’s not what matters. ”
Each week we’ll leave you with some actionable intel, to help you apply the concepts we discussed on the episode. Below is the homework for this week!
“You don’t have to give up submission in a biblical way to take on this place of breadwinner.”
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