2020 Year-In-Review: Numbers from an unprecedented year

2020 Year-In-Review: Numbers from an unprecedented year

  Even in times marked by great uncertainty, I always find a little comfort in reviewing all that happened.   Here’s a snapshot from my 2020 review, which mostly revolved around doing a lot less, compared to other years. Apparently, it was the year of 4’s: 4 blog posts 4 emails 4 podcast interviews 4.4k… Read More

Words as Medicine: 2020 Book Review

Words as Medicine: 2020 Book Review

Tracking books I’ve read is now a pattern of sorts. I started in 2018, did it again in 2019, and this year somehow managed to read more books than I have in the past years since I started tracking my reading, despite having not reading goals and navigating a global pandemic and racial justice uprising.… Read More

Planning for Maternity Leave During a Pandemic

Planning for Maternity Leave During a Pandemic

  It has been nothing short of miraculous watching business owners pivot during the COVID-19 pandemic, including around their maternity leave planning and execution.   Today’s blog post is short and sweet, highlighting five podcast episodes that are full of inspiration and wisdom on how to navigate birth, postpartum, maternity leave, and returning to work.… Read More

COVID-19 Small Business Resources

COVID-19 Small Business Resources

On Friday, March 13th, 2020, I began compiling and reviewing relevant COVID-19 resources for expecting entrepreneurs. Here are the highest quality resources I have found regarding small businesses. You can find resources specific to pregnancy, birth and postpartum here.   Natalie Eckdahl’s recent podcast episode, Preparing for the Coronavirus as a Small Business Owner featuring… Read More

COVID-19 Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum Resources

COVID-19 Pregnancy, Birth and Postpartum Resources

On Friday, March 13th, 2020, I began compiling and reviewing relevant COVID-19 resources for expecting entrepreneurs. Here are the highest quality resources I have found regarding pregnancy, birth and postpartum. You can find resources specific to small businesses here.   Dr. Aviva Romm’s COVID-19 series has a series of informational articles and is being updated… Read More

2019 Books in Review

2019 Books in Review

I’m keeping last year’s book tracking experiment going this year, and trying to keep myself accountable by tracking progress quarter by quarter, instead of waiting until the very end of the year.   Overall, here’s what this year of reading looked like: I read 17 books this year, which is 6 less than last year,… Read More

Podcasting about maternity leave, birth, postpartum, and heading back to work

Podcasting about maternity leave, birth, postpartum, and heading back to work

In the months leading up to my son being born, podcasting became one of my favorite ways to consume information. I didn’t have to venture out of the house to networking events, show up on camera, or interact in real time. I could — literally — lie in bed and listen.   And I did.… Read More

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