Interview: Kay Green of My Precious Kid, LLC

Kay Green, owner of My Precious Kid

Kay Green, owner of My Precious Kid in Hillsboro, Oregon created her company out of a personal need.  She wanted ID cards for her homeschool children.  The business has expanded to include child safety, cloth diapers and safe baby products.  Kay has 4 children and 4 grandchildren.

“I try to leave work at work and set aside home time for home.” – Kay Green

MG:  Sum up your business in three sentences or less.

KG:  I own My Precious Kid, a child safety, cloth diaper & baby products store in Hillsboro Oregon. We make child safety easy!

MG:  Where do you sell your products?

KG:   Out store in Hillsboro plus online at

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MG:  Why did you choose to start your business?

KG:   Needed ID cards for my children that were home schooled so began making custom ID cards for children.

MG:  Where do you find inspiration for your products?

KG:  Items that customers ask for. Manufacturers come to us offering new products. Or I go looking for a product to solve an issue.

MG:  Define your style?

KG:  I am pretty focused and directed. I love working on my business.

MG:  Tell me about your typical day.

KG:  Work from home in the morning 8-11. Then work at the store 11-4. Then work at home in the evening as needed. I am responsible for the website, social media, and product acquisition.

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MG:   How do you juggle work and family?

KG:  It is of course a juggle. I try to leave work at work and set aside home time for home.

MG:   Three tips you would like to give to moms who are thinking about starting their own business?


  1. Do your research well and look at the competition.
  2. Make your business look like a business (register with the state, separate checking acct and credit card, set up a website and merchant account.
  3. Set up your social media accounts in a business name from the beginning.

MG:  Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

KG:  Our brick and mortar store is seeing increase in walk in traffic. I plan to continue marketing to increase this as well as online sale.

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