About Madpreneur

Madpreneur

This is Madeleine.

She was born an entrepreneur, just like her Mom Jamie (That’s me!) This website was created because she wanted to start a business AND have a website about it.

We’re a homeschooling family, and this is where we’ll be talking about teaching our kids to be entrepreneurs and the lessons they learn along the way. I’ll also be writing about our journey of homeschooling and how to teach kids to be entrepreneurs in the age of the internet.

My husband Brandon and I are full-time wedding photographers near Madison, WI and professional bloggers. Brandon writes a humorous blog about running & authentic manhood at Real Men Show Leg and I blog about how to run a photography business at The Modern Tog. We have 3 amazing children ages 6 and younger, and we’re excited to give them the tools they need to become entrepreneurs (if they so choose to do).

Raising Kid Entrepreneurs

As well as sharing Madeleine’s business journey, I plan to talk about the things I’m teaching and what we’re trying to accomplish with the skills we’re teaching our kids. My goal is to help them apply the things they are learning through homeschooling, as we remember best when there’s a context.

This summer is a lemonade stand, but I expect to explore different types of businesses as Madeleine grows and matures. The goal is to equip her with all the skills she’ll need to run a business to support herself in the future if she so chooses.

Our goal as parents

The main goal we have as parents is to help our kids discover who they were created to be and help equip them to become that person.

Madeleine loves being an entrepreneur. Britta loves and appreciates beauty. We’re still learning and discovering the passions of our son Soren.

While it’s great to teach kids how to run a business, don’t be discouraged if it isn’t for your son or daughter. Teaching can happen in any context, so figure out what works best for them and make that the platform from which you teach. Homeschooling is such a blessing because you can tailor your teaching style to the interests of each of your kids, giving them the best education possible.

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