Emily Reagan’s bio
Emily Reagan is a digital marketer & coach who helps people learn in-demand digital marketing implementation skills to start their freedom-based freelance businesses.
Additionally, she works with online course creators and coaches to build their marketing funnels and launch their digital offers.
Emily’s military life and freelance journey
At [01:19], Emily shares that she has moved twelve times in 19 years, and as a result, she has never had a job for more than eighteen months.
She realized she was pregnant with her first kid during her first week working in her dream job. Because her husband was always training in the military, she could not manage to raise her child alone while doing the 9-5 job.
After staying in the job for eighteen months, she left and moved to freelance.
How she managed to run her business with her kids when her husband was deployed
During the first six years of her marriage, they did not have kids because her husband’s deployments were constantly separating them.
The most challenging separation was the recent deployment when she had four kids. Emily shares that trying to run her business and raise her four kids alone during her husband’s deployment was difficult, and she had to get help.
To listen more, go to [06:44].
How frequent movements impacted her kids’ schooling
Because of the frequent movements, she was worried about her kids’ education.
When Emily had two kids, she homeschooled, but when she had her third child, she started taking them to daycare. To hear more, go to [09:30].
Her kids’ experience with the frequent movements
Emily says her kids are resilient and adaptable and haven’t had any traumatic experiences due to the frequent movements. To hear more about her kids’ experience with the regular movements, tune in at [11:10].
Her husband’s anxiety and depression
Emily shares that her husband developed anxiety and depression while working for a horrific and hostile General. This sent her into panic mode because it happened when she was pregnant with her fourth child and needed to pause her business.
She had to work with a therapist, which was helpful because she was able to explode her business growth and did not allow what she was going through stop her from taking care of her kids.
Moreover, she shares that the military has supported her husband’s recovery. To hear more, go to [15:14].
“You can’t control them. You can only control yourself.”
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