Tag Archives: childcare

3 Ways to Step Out of the Box With Childcare

3 Ways to Step Out of the Box With Childcare

Maternity leave… what do those words mean to you?   For so many women, I feel that it symbolizes this short, sacred amount of time before they are rushed back to their jobs and away from their precious newborns.  So, frankly… the word is kind of associated with an impending sadness or anxiety.   We… Read More

Five Ways Your Business Skills Help Prepare You For Motherhood

Five Ways Your Business Skills Help Prepare You For Motherhood

I work with a lot of whip-smart women who are rocking it in the business world. When they meet with me for the first time about maternity leave planning, one of the fears that often comes up is whether or not they will succeed at this parenting and motherhood thing. There’s so much that you… Read More

5 Steps To Take For Your Budget (So You Can Still Pay Yourself) While On Leave

Money. It’s on every business owner’s mind, and I’ll dare to say that for the pregnant business owner, I’ve seen finances be the thing that makes taking maternity leave seem extra daunting. In most countries, there simply aren’t any financial protections for self-employed women who are having a baby. That’s why I’ve brought in the… Read More

Six things you can do when you feel like you are making no forward progress in your business

Six things you can do when you feel like you are making no forward progress in your business

This sucky sucky feeling will appear (over and over) as you get used to becoming a working mother. Because #havingitall is a myth. Balance is a myth. You learn to redefine productivity, reorganize priorities, and centralize the wins that pre-baby might no have seemed like a big deal.    Don’t get me wrong, there is… Read More

5 questions to ask your co-working space before you have your baby

5 questions to ask your co-working space before you have your baby

If co-working spaces are your jam pre-baby, you definitely will want to do a little detective work to figure out if it will continue to work for you with a baby in tow. Here’s some key questions to help guide the way.   1. Can I bring my newborn? Yup, let’s start with the simple… Read More