Tag Archives: solopreneur

How Denise Duffield-Thomas Prepared Her Business for Maternity Leave

How Denise Duffield-Thomas Prepared Her Business for Maternity Leave

I am thrilled to take you behind the scenes of maternity leave with Denise Duffield-Thomas, a money mindset mentor and the woman behind the well-known Lucky Bitch Money Bootcamp.  Denise and I are in a group online where we all get real about juggling business with babies, and she brings that honest take to her… Read More

Preparing your Business for Maternity Leave as a Communications Consultant: Felicity Barber

Preparing your Business for Maternity Leave as a Communications Consultant: Felicity Barber

Let’s start with a little intro to Felicity’s business… I’m a communications consultant and the founder Thoughtful Speech, where I offer speechwriting, ghostwriting and content strategy. I’m a solopreneur and I started my business in 2014 when I moved to the US from the UK, where I was a corporate speechwriter. The majority of my… Read More

A behind-the-scenes look at starting maternity leave before 40 weeks

A behind-the-scenes look at starting maternity leave before 40 weeks

I started my unofficial maternity leave waaaay earlier than normal. Like 4 months earlier. The idea actually came up during one of my routine visits in early pregnancy. As you might have read, I was not a happy camper. My midwife jokingly said “Maternity leave should really begin during pregnancy and go through the postpartum… Read More

New mamahood can be lonely, but it should never feel isolating

New mamahood can be lonely, but it should never feel isolating

Alone. It’s an interesting word. Sometimes I really love it. I will literally ask my husband a leading question like: “don’t you want to go to the beach with your paddleboard for a few hours?” And then when he says “oh yeah, that sounds great” (assuming I want to go along), I’ll say something like… Read More

3 self care tips for solopreneurs

3 self care tips for solopreneurs

Between running a business and household and raising a tiny human, I could use a little extra self-care to keep me sane. [bctt tweet=”Keep your sanity (and health) in check with these 3 essential self-care tips from @ariannataboada”] These are some of my favorite self massage exercises. You can do this in between creating content at… Read More