As much as I was worried about the impact having kids would have on my business, I can honestly say that they’ve helped me become a stronger man and smarter businessperson.
Following up on the previous link, as a new parent, my life has completely rebalanced. Pat dives in and shows how he was able to adjust to two kids and keep his work in balance. The main lesson to take away is that if you have side projects, you have to be much more focused on executing when you do get time. You need to know what you need to accomplish, break it down into small, achievable tasks, and then celebrate the small wins.