Podcast Prep – Can moms really have it all?

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  • 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 […]

    “I try to give equal parts of myself to all things that are important to me.”

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  • February 15, 2017
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      As I get back in the swing of things {in case you missed it, 2016 was a tad eventful}, I’m excited to bring back my #workingmomwednesday series. Last year I interviewed over two dozen working moms. Many owned their own businesses, but all shared a particular passion for their families and careers. Today I’m chatting […]

    “I still wanted to do challenging, high level work”

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  • November 16, 2016
  • Q&A with Charissa Fitch I was recently introduced to a working mom rocking the start-up scene by our mutual friends at Werk. Charissa is an attorney turned inventor and entrepreneur. Like many of today’s working moms, she left a job that no longer worked for her in pursuit of building a company that would provide the […]

    “The risks may be big and scary, but the rewards are even greater if you go for it!”

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  • October 26, 2016
  • Q&A with Nellie Akalp When I was approached by Nellie Akalp’s publicist about featuring her story in an interview for my blog, I was immediately impressed. Not only did phrases like “serial entrepreneur” and “mother of four” jump out at me as someone I could definitely relate to, but as I read her story I realized […]

    “Unless you try, you’ll never know”

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  • September 28, 2016
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    Q&A with Lainie Sevante Wulkan When I had the pleasure of spending the day with Lainie Sevante Wulkan at the FemCity Day of Positivity a few weeks ago, I knew I wanted to pick her brain for tips for working moms. Like most entrepreneurs, Lainie hardly fills her days doing just one thing. In addition to co-owning […]

    “I woke up one day and asked myself why I wasn’t following my passion”

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  • August 17, 2016
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    Q&A with Amy Neil Have you ever wondered what it what be like to ditch your 9-5 to follow your passion? A self proclaimed “mom boss,” Amy Neil has always known that she wanted to help people. Previously a collegiate coach, she traded in people for their pooches full-time. With the support of her husband, […]

    “I lost my job, and needed another door to open”

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  • August 10, 2016
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    Q&A with Karrie Kaneda Karrie Kaneda is a designer, saleswoman, social media marketer and office manager. And that’s just her day job! Like most mom business owners, Karrie knows how to wear many hats in order to run her company and her household. Karrie knows the secret to a “happy habitat” is to find the beauty in everything. […]

    “None of us are expected to be Super Mom”

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  • August 3, 2016
  • Q&A with Crystal Sullivan If you don’t start every morning by reading theSkimm to face the day armed with the world’s top news stories, you’re missing out big time. Earlier this summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to New York City and meet the team behind the popular e-mail newsletter. Not only was I encouraged to ask […]

    “We’re on a mission to redefine what success, career and achievement mean for women”

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  • June 22, 2016
  • A few months ago I was casually perusing Facebook and came across a link to a new startup company for women called Werk. The first thing I read on their website nearly knocked my socks off: Work is not working for women. Exhaustion is not a status symbol. We can’t do it all or have it all in an […]