Category Archives: Systems + Tools

A four category system for planning your maternity leave

A four category system for planning your maternity leave

I recommend using a four category system to plan how the key functions of your business will continue running while you are in milky mama-baby land. So, grab your list of things you do on a daily, weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis, and let’s dive right into the categories. Keep in mind you could, at… Read More

Creating a Mindful Return to Work after Maternity Leave

Creating a Mindful Return to Work after Maternity Leave

This month’s Mama Story packs a double punch. Not only does lawyer and entrepreneur Lori Mihalich-Levin share her personal experience in balancing her postpartum needs with her professional career, but she goes into detail about how the gap in maternity leave resources actually led her to design her business, Mindful Return. If you are a Type… Read More

A simple guide to postpartum meal planning

A simple guide to postpartum meal planning

This post shares some of what I have learned during my training in Ayurveda as a yoga therapist with teachers Marek Sawicki and Uma Thompson, as well as my personal journey during my own pregnancy with the support of Ayurvedic Practitioner Kaya Mindlin. Many thanks to my teachers and their teachers for passing on their… Read More

How a postpartum eco-map can make the transition back to work easier

How a postpartum eco-map can make the transition back to work easier

So, I’ll start by answering the obvious question: What the heck is an eco-map? Simply put, it’s a visual tool that helps us assess our connections with family, community and social networks, paying special attention to the quality of these relationships. And it’s been the foundation of my postpartum planning as I navigate through my… Read More

The Nitty Gritty Details behind running my consulting + coaching business

The Nitty Gritty Details behind running my consulting + coaching business

I’ve always been somewhat of a Nosy Nelly. Catching glimpses into other people’s lives is fascinating to me. I can never learn enough about how others think, make decisions, and perceive things. And while I can definitely see how being all up in somebody’s business could be annoying to those who are being, it worked… Read More

3 Keys to Surviving Postpartum as a Single Mother

3 Keys to Surviving Postpartum as a Single Mother

Today on the blog, I am featuring Kelsey Baldwin’s Mama Story. Can you imagine your pregnancy beginning with divorce? Well, despite not being what most mom’s envisioning, that is how Kelsey’s started. And I am so glad to be able to host a post that delves into the topic. Because guess what? Being a single… Read More