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Welcome to the Moms On The Grind Podcast hosted by Sarah Desamours, a full time entrepreneur and mother who is on her grind pretty much all of the time. On this show you'll find a mix of uplifting and raw content for the working mom including interviews with boss moms (and moms to be), tips and tricks to navigate our careers while taking care of our families. Other topics include single parenting, entrepreneurship, health & wellness, dating when you have children, marriage and more! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


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Welcome to the Moms On The Grind Podcast hosted by Sarah Desamours, a full time entrepreneur and mother who is on her grind pretty much all of the time. On this show you'll find a mix of uplifting and raw content for the working mom including interviews with boss moms (and moms to be), tips and tricks to navigate our careers while taking care of our families. Other topics include single parenting, entrepreneurship, health & wellness, dating when you have children, marriage and more! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.






016: Traveling Tips With Kids Part 2! 8 Tips For All Inclusive Resorts

I had to do a part 2! Recently we went to an all inclusive in Mexico and these 8 tips are useful! Here are some useful links: -Hotel we went to is called Barcelo Maya Tropical. There are a few Barcelo hotels next to each other, here is the link to the chain in Riviera Maya, Mexico. -I use Google or the Hopper app for flights -If going to Riviera Maya or Tulum I like to use Etransfers for transportation -The NAG Sustain vitamin I spoke about :D ANTI HANGOVER VITAMIN! Thank me later. ****** Thanks so much for listening! Don't forget to share and subscribe! Follow me on social media: @sarahdesamours and @momsonthegrind Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


015: 2 "Hustle Hard" Mentalities/Guidelines I DISAGREE With & My Solutions For Them

In this episode I talk about two "hustle hard" mentalities I disagree with (mostly because of my experience with them) and what my solutions or alternatives are for them! I also catch up with you guys and let you know what I've been up to! The two hustling mentalities: 1) FAKE POSITIVITY 2) WORK WORK WORK NO VACATION NO TIME OFF NO SLEEP Things/Resources I talk about in this episode: -My interview with Tom Ferry called "Investing In Yourself To Excel As A Luxury Rea Estate Agent With Sarah Desamours" (Also on Apple Podcasts) -The Skinny Confidential podcast -People to follow on IG @laurynbosstick @myleik @nedratawaab -Book Atomic Habits and The 4h Workweek ****** Don't forget to follow me on social media! @momsonthegrind and @sarahdesamours Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


014: 4 Ways To Teach Your Kids About DIVERSITY And Its BEAUTY #BlackLivesMatter

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite" -Nelson Mandela. This is a raw, unedited episode. I need to address the fact that we are living a critical moment in history right now. One that requires us to do more on a personal and collective level...CHANGE STARTS AT HOME. LOVE...


014: Productivity coach Sandi Glandt on attracting what you want from a career to a tribe of supportive women, finding your niche, productivity hacks/tips, her upcoming book and more!

When one of my friends told me "You HAVE to meet Sandi! She would be great on your show!", I was fascinated and immediately went to follow Sandi on Instagram. It didn't take to look before I realized "Wow, she WOULD be great on the show!". Her energy alone was amazing and how she is able to help so many women with their productivity really resonated with me. Sandi Glandt is a productivity coach for women, an author and has a great podcast! We had captivating and useful conversations about: -Her story, how she went from coaching in wellness/health to productivity for women; -The importance of having amazing people around you and how to attract quality group of women; -How a hurrigane was the trigger to her business; -How to go from freaking out to getting it together; -Finding your niche and being intentional about your focus; -Her upcoming book and what it will be about; -How to handle the things that "pop up" when you are trying to stay focused and be productive; -Tips for women who want to structure their day -And more! Sandi Glandt Sandi is a high-performance productivity coach for female entrepreneurs. She helps overwhelmed, stressed-out boss babes maximize their time, energy, and productivity to be present and intentional with the most important aspects of their lives. She helps women go from overwhelm and burnout to balance. Sandi helps her clients achieve maximum results with her online digital courses, as well as group and one-on-one coaching. Her clients rave about how Sandi helps them turn their stressed-out, busy lives into massive productivity and being able to “balance” their time to do it all. She is also the co-founder of Project: In Charge, an online platform for ambitious women who are looking to tap into coaching, tools, and training to step into the most powerful version of themselves, gain control, and become the leader of their life. Sandi is happily married to husband Jarrod Glandt and together they have one son, Jacob, with another son on the way. Together they reside in sunny Hollywood, Florida, where they love to enjoy days at the beach, the water park, and just enjoying time together in their backyard. Find Sandi on Instagram Her Facebook Group: Productivity Hacks For Ambitious Women Sandi Glandt's website: Here you can get her free cheat sheet called "7 Productivity Hacks For Success" Her newest coaching program starting this Monday Her podcast Project In Charge ***************************** Send questions and suggestions to Follow the podcast on Instagram @momsonthegrind and the host @sarahdesamours Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


013: Noëlly Sam Discusses Her Growth In The Fashion Industry, Starting Her Own Consulting Firm, Twitter Wins And How Motherhood Changed Her Business

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing the AMAZING Noëlly Sam, a mompreneur living in Montreal, Canada. I met her over 10 years ago during Montreal Fashion Week and have seen her become one of the first influencers in Montreal even before the term became popular. She is now the founder/CEO of the women-focused consulting firm Unfolden Media and has a beautiful daughter. In this episode we discuss: -Life as a blogger in the early blogging days -How she was able to build a brand and become an "influencer" before the term became popular -How she found strategic ways to monetize her services in the fashion industry -The importance of relationships and lunches -Twitter and how she used it to grow her brand, notably through the hashtag #FashionUnfold -Why she shifted her business for it to be geared towards women -Challenges she's had to face throughout her career and also, as a new mom. Before Noëlly Sam became an entrepreneur, she had her share of obstacles to overcome. From surviving the civil war in Congo (Brazaville), immigrating to Canada, learning a new culture and language and embracing cold winters, which led to being unsure about what studies to pursue in University, to messing up her credit score, to going from jobs to jobs to find her path, Noëlly’s story is the perfect example of how anybody can overcome the obstacles in their life and find a way to achieve their goals through determination, faith and discipline. She is a Lifestyle entrepreneur, personal brand consultant and podcast host. A former high-performance corporate manager and top Canadian Fashion Blogger, she is the Founder of Unfolden Media, a women-focused platform on a mission to empower ambitious women and help them make an impact. She recently launched the Boss Women Unfold Podcast. She is the recipient of the Best Use of Twitter Award from the Montreal Fashion Bureau and the Notable Award for Best in Social Media (Quebec). Noëlly is a full-time working mom to a beautiful daughter, driven to make an impact on the rise of women to the top levels of companies. You can find Noëlly here! Instagram Website Complimentary Mastermind Session Linkedin ******************************** Thanks so much for listening! Please send us feedback & ideas to Follow us on Instagram: Podcast | Sarah Desamours (host) Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


012: 3 Ways To NOT Self-Sabotage

What do you do when you are having a difficult day or week? Do you unconsciously self-sabotage like me? I am the first to admit I do it more than I should. 🙃 😭 Whether we realize it or not, we often end up doing things that sabotage our lives, relationships, career and more. In this super quick solo episode, I talk about 3 ways to not self-sabotage. I have had a difficult week and these things have helped a lot and continue to help even when things are going better. This is a random, solo, quick and unplanned episode that can bring you a lot of value. 12 is my lucky number (I was born on 12/12 and my favorite Bible verse is Romans 12) this is the 12th episode and although I'm not that superstitious, it's still meaningful to me and it was important to do a solo episode. A few things I talk about: -The importance of positive talk and gratitude -Self care v.s. self indulgence and not feeling GUILTY -The acceptance of constructive criticism The Lewis Howes episode reference is called "Change Your Mind To Attract Love, Abundance and Wealth with Marisa Pier" and you can listen to it here. It's SO GOOD! Please don't forget to subscribe and rate us on iTunes! Follow me on IG @sarahdesamours and the podcast @momsonthegrind Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


011: Attorney Natalie Zagury Scott On Marriage, Being Your Best Self, Difficulties To Conceive And Starting Her Own Law Firm

Sometimes in life, we may have everything planned a certain way and we are often faced with the fact that things won't always go how we planned/envisioned them! I am so happy to finally have my good friend Natalie Zagury Scott to discuss her life as a mom, attorney and wife. She was one of my first friends in Miami and I have watched her get married, have children and start her own firm! But most importantly, I have watched her constantly grow as she faced unexpected challenges. In this episode we discuss: -Her law journey from choosing which area of practice she chose to starting her own law firm. We discuss major decisions and some of the obstacles she had/has to overcome. -Love and relationships: The importance of finding the right partner, how to be what you are looking for, religious differences, moving in with your significant other and more! -Difficulties in getting pregnant: Unexpected tests and trials when trying to conceive, how it affected her life/couple, overcoming fear, letting go and letting God. -Routines and the importance of discipline. Routine adjustments when having a kid at home etc. Follow Natalie on Instagram! (P.S. She's also amazing at hosting parties, creating gift baskets and grazing boards...she should seriously consider having her own blog or YouTube! Check out her real estate law firm in Miami, FL Zagury Scott PA. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


010: Live with Top Realtor Taya DiCarlo! Discussing Quarantine, Mindset, Emotions, Lost income and How To Give Yourself Some Grace

“How you react in a situation like this says a lot about you” -Taya Di Carlo This week I share the audio from a live I did on Instagram with my good friend, coworker, panel speaker buddy and ultimate boss mom Taya DiCarlo. Taya is a top producing residential realtor in Manhattan Beach, California and is also a wife and mother of two young boys. I have always admired her work ethic, growth and her contagious, insanely positive energy. During this IG live, we answered questions about how we are dealing with working while the kids are at home during the COVID19 quarantine and so much more. Grab a pen and paper because she drops gem after gem after gem after gem....along with a few curse words and lots of laughs! Things we discuss on this episode: -Time management -Lost income -Adjusting your mindset -Importance of nutrition -What to do with your negative emotions? It’s normal to have them? -Quarantine insomnia -How people SHOULD sell during these times -The importance of your business being online -Workout ideas AND SO MUCH MORE! *Remember this was live on Instagram so sometimes, the sound is not the best at the beginning. Follow Taya on Instagram and check out her real estate website here! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


009: I'M BACK! 4 Things I'm Doing To Keep My Sanity Right Now & What I've Been Up To

Guys I am back full force! I told myself that if I didn't launch Season 2 of the podcast while being at home almost 24/7, then something must be wrong with me. In this episode, I give you a brief overview of what I've been up to since the last episode in 2019 including my move and business growth. More on that will be in an upcoming episode! I also talk about the 4 things I'm doing to keep my sanity during this COVID-19 madness/situation/reality, notably: 1) Not watching the news 2) Having actual hobbies 3) Staying in touch with people 4) Giving back Enjoy it! Don't forget to email me your questions or ideas at and follow me and the podcast on social media! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


008: LET'S TALK SINGLE PARENTHOOD! The Pros, The Cons, Suggestions & Solutions

Guys I am BACK and this week, I give you an update on my life as a whole and... I am discussing a topic I have been so nervous and excited to talk about: SINGLE PARENTHOOD! Being a single mother used to be something that made me sad, embarrassed, depressed and more but with time and a lot of work, it is something I now embrace and am now comfortable discussing openly. I finally realized that there are pros and cons and that the "cons" all have potential solutions to them. Things I talk about in this episode: -What I have been up to, how Eva is doing, relationship status, why I've been MIA -5 Pros of being a single parent: You get time off, you become more organized and 3 more -5 Cons of being a single parent and suggestions/solutions: Tough finances, Exhaustion and more. -Wins of the week personally and parenting wise -Growth opportunities for the week personally and parenting wise Things I talk about in this episode: -Apps: Mint and Instacart -Affordable counseling and therapy through Open Path Collective Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


007: ALL ABOUT TRAVEL! Why I love traveling, how I travel with my 4 year old daughter, tips and tricks on traveling with a newborn/baby/toddler and FAQ answered!

In this episode I talk everything travel! Two weeks ago I went on an impromptu trip to Paris alone with my daughter and got so many questions! The truth is I have been traveling with her since she was 6 weeks old. Things I talk about in this episode: -How to have an AMAZING MINDSET about traveling with your kid and how it can change everything. -Why I love to travel and how it can change your life for the better -What you need to do to travel with your kid or baby -When should you start? What resources are available out there? -What equipment/things to do you need? What are the most necessary items? -How to plan for it -I answer the most common FAQ's I got! Please don't forget to send me your tips and tricks if you have them! Things I talked about on this episode: -Book: Bringing up Bébé -Strollers: Mammas & Pappas (it's a British brand, most of their stollers are cool AF), another stroller people love is the YOYO. -Baby Carrier: Bjorn Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


006: Melinda Grimaldi - Operating At A Higher Level, Dealing with "Mom Guilt", The Importance Of Estate Planning & Increasing Efficiency

In this episode I interview a woman I strongly admire - Melinda Grimaldi. She is a successful attorney who was able to grow her practice all of that while offering value to others through her multiple free workshops. She is also a mother of two young children and resides with them and her husband in Hollywood, Florida. Melinda is an open book and goes in detail about changes she had to make to her business, how she adjusted her life with the arrival of her first AND second kid, how she hired her first nanny and how she learned to delegate and more. Most importantly, she explains the importance of estate planning and how important it is to plan in advance. I personally learned a LOT from that episode as she dropped a lot of knowledge! Connect with Melinda on Facebook (she always posts very useful information) or by email at You can see her upcoming events here! Follow us on Instagram and make sure you subscribe to our blog to be the first to get updates! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


005: What I've been up to, Turning 32, How My Vision Board Party Turned out and How I Handled Getting Insulted

It's been awhile since my last episode! I needed a break! In this episode I update you on my personal life, career and more since I last spoke to you. I discuss turning 32 years old, how I had my best AND worst year ever in 2018, getting a new dog, how my vision board party turned out, what I did for New Years and lastly, how I internally handled getting insulted by a fellow realtor. It's a short but fun episode. I'm myself and I curse :D HAPPY NEW YEAR! Wishing you all the best! Some of the resources I mention in this episode: -Annabelle's Instagram -Meal and fitness plans by Victoria Kult (Only in French!) -Book: The Four Agreements -Book: The 5 Second Rule (I loved the audio) Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


004: Networking Tips & Questions Answered + How To Network With The Opposite Sex Without Sending The Wrong Signal :)

I often get questions like: “How do you network with men without them taking it the wrong way” or “How do you find time to network when you have a kid”? In this episode, I dive into why I network and I answer the most common questions I get. I have built and grown my business through networking so I definitelyI believe in the importance of it. You do not, I repeat YOU DO NOT have to be in sales to network. It is a way to build relationships! Some of the topics include: -How to find the time to network with you have kids? -How to find networking events & budget for them Finally, I answer this question: As a business woman and entrepreneur, how do you deal with working with men? How do you create boundaries without compromising yourself and missing an opportunity? Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


003: Alexandra B. Kontos - Going From Law To Health Insurance, Reinvention, Divorce & Mindset Shift

In this episode I interview a woman I strongly admire - Alexandra B. Kontos. She went from being a lawyer owning her own multi-million dollar firm to working in business development - all of that while coaching women attorneys - and is now thriving in the health insurance industry. Alex is an open book and goes in DETAIL when it comes to her career path, her ups, her downs (she hit rock bottom and talks about how she got back up), her divorce, her kids and more. I am very grateful she agreed to do this interview and I am excited for you to hear all of the gems she dropped. Grab your pen and notebook...there are plenty of helpful tips you will want to write down. Connect with Alexandra on Instagram (she always posts very useful information), by email or you can always text her at 305-720-8216 to get more information on affordable health insurance in Florida Follow us on Instagram and make sure you subscribe to our blog to be the first to get updates! Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


002: 5 Things That Help Me As A Mom! How I figured out a morning routine, working out & more

Life as a self-employed mom can be HECTIC! In this episode I talk about 5 things that help me keep my sanity. I talk about some routines (including morning routines), how the heck I find time to work out, apps and other things that help me "balance" it all out and not lose my mind completely. To follow us on Instagram HERE To connect with Sarah click HERE Resources in this episode! BOOKS -The Seven Levels Of Communication -The Miracle Morning APPS -The Five Minute Journal -Headspace -Yoga Studio -Google Calendar Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


001: Introduction, My Mom On The Grind Story + A SECRET REVEALED

A mom on her grind is driven and never gives up….In this first episode, I talk about the purpose of the Moms On The Grind podcast, I answer some questions I know I will be getting, I share my own "Mom On The Grind" story AND (BONUS) I reveal a secret most people did not know about me. Please subscribe so that you can get updates on all new episodes! Follow us on Instagram Email me at Hosted on Acast. See for more information.