Building Big Businesses While Building a Family with Mary Lawless Lee

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In this episode, we dig into building businesses, raising a family and how you can do it all. My guest is Mary Lawless Lee, she runs a boutique, a skin care line for mothers, and she wrote a book called Happily Grey. This is a convo for all you moms who are building brands and businesses. 

Show Notes: 

01:40 How Does She Do It All?  

Mary dives into her story and talks about what led her to her most recent business ventures. Since working in patient care, she’s been in the pursuit of translating that emotional intensity to the digital world. Mary addresses how having a support system as a mother and a business woman is essential. She’s learned that self-care is not only important for herself, it helps her show up as an example for her kids.

10:25 Stepping into Vulnerability

Mary talks about how her book relates to feelings of shame and stepping into your vulnerability. Sharing your story allows you to expand your message beyond the highlight reel of social media, and you never know how it may help others. Get Mary’s book here.

14:41 Setting Boundaries     

Boundaries don’t happen immediately, it took Mary many tries to get there. When she gets overwhelmed with social media, she listens to her body. Things like the 24 Hour Rule, help her create boundaries for her internal state and her family as whole.  Her book provides how-to’s for creating structure through boundaries and rules. This discipline allows her to live her life instead of just sharing her life.       

20:05 Happily Grey   

Many people think that Mary’s book is about her take on aging, but she explains the real meaning behind the name of the book. She was living her life to check the boxes and she took a step back to reevaluate. She talks about a time when she felt the happiness and started writing and living outside of the boundaries, and gaining her own sense of freedom. 

22:21 the Lessons of Motherhood and Business 

Mary’s mentor always told her that becoming a mother would make her a better business owner. A big part of this is protecting her time and her energy. She’s learned that saying yes to something is saying no to something else.


Resources from this Episode & Working w/ Me

Visit Mary’s Instagram: @marylawlesslee 

Check Out Mary’s Skincare Line: https://nemah.com/

Check Out Mary’s Boutique Happily Grey: https://www.shophappilygrey.com/ 

Get Mary’s Book: https://www.shophappilygrey.com/collections/happily-grey-book-shop

My Website: micahfolsomfit.com

Connect w/ me on Instagram: @lifeonfolsomfarm

Get Access to My Free Masterclass for Network Marketers – My 7 Figure Success Secrets: micahfolsomfit.com/7figuresecrets

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Work w/ Me on your Health Goals in my Virtual Gym: micahfolsomfit.com/getfit

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    Micah Folsom

    Hi, I’m Micah!

    Hi, I’m Micah! Wife to a cattle rancher and homeschool mom to our 6 kids on our small farm in Southeast Idaho.

    I’m a top network marketing leader in the health & wellness space, Host of the Do Your Crap Podcast, Creator of my program for network marketers called Ignite Your Life and most recently helping my husband, JD with our new business selling homegrown beef subscription boxes so more families can enjoy delicious meals together with the peace of mind knowing exactly where their meat was raised.

    I’m a huge believer that women can live multi-passionate lives and still honor their family values, letting our heart tugs pave the way for us to live out our fullest potential and be the light we’re meant to be.

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