OUR POPULAR ESSAY SERIES
We don’t have to do things the way they’ve always been done.
Leaning Into the Power of Sisterhood, Personal Leadership, and How Sharing Changes Shame — Episode #069 With Nisha Moodley
Sometimes when things get harder, they actually get easier. The third trimester of pregnancy was the hardest for me. I got besieged by an unspeakable anxiety and inability to sleep. I thought I had August and September to work productively. My plans were all lined up,...
Crossing the Threshold to Motherhood: Ceremony, Ritual, and Healing Rites of Passage — Episode #116 With Kari Azuma
Honest Conversations About the Hard Things — Episode #081 With Co-Host Cary Fortin (The Friendship Series)
Revolutionizing Parental Leave with a Workplace Advocate — Episode #033 With Tracy Candido and Karina Mangu-Ward
Trauma, Sex, and Somatic Experiencing: How to Better Understand Birth and the Postpartum Periods — Episode #094 With Kimberly Ann Johnson
The Myths of Miscarriage, The Lean In Fallacy, and Mothers’ Rage — Episode #115 With Katherine Goldstein
From Unexplained Infertility to Planning a Small Business Maternity Leave — Episode #114 With Reina Pomeroy
Universal Paid Family Leave By 2020: Meet One of the Women Pushing for Our Rights — Episode #112 With Fabiola Santiago
Ambitious Entrepreneurship + Parenthood: When Two Moms Co-Found a Startup — Episode #117 With Sonia Chang
Both Co-Founders Pregnant? How Pregnancy Can Move Business Forward — Episode #109 With Elena Rue and Catherine Orr
The Science of Personality and Why It Matters for Your Business — Episode #096 With Vanessa Van Edwards
ABOUT THE ESSAY SERIES
What does it mean to get pregnant when you’re also a lead breadwinner, a female founder, or a solo entrepreneur? What are the stories of pregnancy and parenting we’re not yet sharing (at least out loud)? Our popular blog series dives into questions from real parents and women looking at what it means to navigate work, life, and fertility. From leadership questions, to mindset shifts, to strategies and systems for success, to the ultimate challenge that is navigating first-time motherhood and the return (or continuation) of work, here are the stories we’re telling. In real time.
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