Ar. Nikita Bajaj Pathak, the Founder of Design 21, is a multi-talented architect and an amazing mom. She is not only an inspiration for aspiring architects and designers but also an exceptional mom influencer. Ask her about being TheGlitzMegaSuperMom and she says, “Being acknowledged as a MegaStar Mom is a testament to the dedication and hard work I have put into both my career as an architect and my role as a mother.” Read on…
As a part of #TheGlitzMegaStarMom initiative, could you tell us about the magical moments of your journey as a MegaStar Mom and what TheGlitzMega StarMom initiative means to you?
As a part of #TheGlitzMegaStarMom initiative, I am excited to share the magical moments of my journey as a MegaStar Mom. This initiative holds great significance to me as it recognizes and empowers moms who are making strides in their respective fields while navigating the joys and challenges of motherhood. There have been countless instances where I witnessed my children displaying resilience, determination, and kindness, which filled my heart with pride and joy. Whether it was their accomplishments at school, their support for one another, or their ability to overcome challenges with grace, these magical moments reaffirmed the incredible individuals they are becoming. Being acknowledged as a MegaStar Mom is a testament to the dedication and hard work I have put into both my career as an architect and my role as a mother.
Could you describe your experiences as a momfluencer/ mompreneur? Pick out three of fave moments with your little ones.
Reflecting on my experiences as a momfluencer and mompreneur, I have been fortunate to create cherished moments with my little ones. Three of my favorite moments stand out in particular. Engaging in creative activities together has been incredibly rewarding. From painting murals to crafting artwork, we have shared laughter and artistic expression. Also, embarking on adventures with them has allowed us to connect with the natural world and witness their curiosity and excitement. Lastly, cooking and baking together has been a special bonding experience, where we explore new recipes and create delicious treats that we can enjoy as a family. These moments in the kitchen not only nurture their culinary skills but also create lasting memories filled with love and shared experiences.
Tell us about three challenges and rewards of running a successful business or being an influencer while being a mother.
Running a successful business and being an influencer while being a mother comes with its own set of challenges and rewards. One of the challenges is effective time management, as balancing work commitments and family responsibilities requires careful planning and organization. Also, there can be moments of guilt and the need to prioritize between work and spending time with my children, which necessitates making conscious decisions. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is an ongoing challenge, but the rewards are significant. The fulfillment and empowerment that come from pursuing my passion and making a positive impact in my field are immensely gratifying. Moreover, being a mother in the business world allows me to set an example for my children, instilling values of determination, resilience, and the importance of pursuing their dreams. Lastly, the ability to create lasting memories and share precious moments with my children is a gratifying aspect of being a mompreneur.