Mama, how do you do it?

  • The Free Mama
  • Leave a comment
  • April 26, 2017
  • The other day I was talking with a girl friend from back home. She is a first time mom and an amazing one at that! After gushing over photos of our newest additions, we started talking about the final days of her maternity leave. I offered my support and unsolicited advice from returning to work after my […]

    Podcast Prep – Can moms really have it all?

  • The Free Mama
  • Tagged , , , , , , , Leave a comment
  • April 12, 2017
  • I’m super excited to share with you some exciting – and slightly terrifying – news. I’ve been invited to speak on not just one, but two podcasts in the next month! First up, the Extraordinary Moms Podcast. I was invited to share my pursuit of a work life balance after being introduced to SoCal mom […]

    2016: The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

  • The Free Mama
  • Tagged , , , , , , , Leave a comment
  • February 10, 2017
  • Have you ever started doing something – you thought about it a ton….you planned and planned – only to find yourself somewhere very different than where you thought you were headed? That’s exactly what happened to me in 2016. In December 2015 I quit my 9-5 a little terrified and a lot optimistic and set out to […]

    12 mompreneur tips for thriving {not just surviving} during the holidays

  • The Free Mama
  • Tagged , , , , , , , , , , Leave a comment
  • December 19, 2016
  • Holidays are such a special time to spend with family and friends. I love the lights, the traditions, the food, and the extra time at home with my loved ones. Yet, just because my kids get off from school, doesn’t mean my business stops – or even slows down. So I took to the experts…fellow […]

    Want to be happier? Maybe it’s time to quit your job.

  • The Free Mama
  • Tagged , , , Leave a comment
  • September 30, 2016
  • be happier quit your job

    In case you missed it, 2016 is the year of the female entrepreneur. More and more women are taking their professional lives into their own hands and starting a business. So what’s so appealing about being a business owner anyway? Do moms who own a business work fewer hours? Not necessarily. Do they have fewer responsibilities? Not at […]

    Are you undervaluing yourself?

  • The Free Mama
  • 1 Comment
  • August 26, 2016
  • Are you undervaluing yourself? To be able to answer this question, you have to know what you’re worth. After all, whether you’re offering services or products, before you can sell them you have to set prices, right? I remember my first gig as an independent contractor. I was a pre-teen and an excellent babysitter. All of the families I sat […]