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Exploring all the ways to swing motherhood and work

Exploring all the ways to swing motherhood and work




Exploring all the ways to swing motherhood and work






e029 – The Product Pathway

THE PRODUCT PATHWAY Nicole de Larzac has over 20 years of marketing and consulting experience. She has worked with large global brands, such as Coca-Cola and Kraft Foods, where she built new brands and also scaled mature brands. In addition, she worked internationally in Australia where she started a new product business, growing it to $2 Million in sales. She is proud to have launched The Productpreneur Podcast, featuring inspirational female 'productpreneurs' and valuable marketing content...


e028 – Fearless Parenting

FEARLESS PARENTING Like so many Canadians, Meaghan Mikkelson’s priorities are firmly rooted in a love for her family and teammates and respect for the game. A graduate of The University of Wisconsin’s hockey program, Meaghan led the team to back-to-back NCAA Championships, won the Olympic gold medal for Canada in Vancouver 2010 and followed that up with a win at the 2012 IIHF World Hockey Championships. In Sochi in 2014, Meaghan added an element of hockey toughness to her growing resume....


e027 – The Fatherhood Work Juggle

THE FATHERHOOD WORK JUGGLE Matt Beauchamp is a married father of two and a former stay-at-home dad, turned full-time work-from-home dad. His day job is working as a Creative Content Manager for a PR company, but he's probably better known as Dashing Dad through his blog and his social media accounts. As Dashing Dad, Matt has written for Calgary Child, appeared on CTV Morning Live, come runner up for Best Blogger in the Best of Calgary Awards and is featured in “Top parenting...


e026 – Living by Design

LIVING BY DESIGN Born in Panama, Jessica Velazquez studied Interior Design in Toronto, a field she combined with real estate. She became known as the realtor-designer. For years she helped expats, relocating to Panama, choose properties by helping them envision their potential and turning their investment into places they could call home. Jessica, her husband, and their 5 children, relocated to Calgary in 2011 and she opened Interiors by Jessica. But it wasn´t until 2018, after some...


e025 – Flexibility in Work That Works

FLEXIBILITY IN WORK THAT WORKS Jennifer is the Founder and CEO of tellent and a mom of two children. tellent is an online resource and technology platform dedicated to helping professional women and employers find, fill and create flexible work. She is on a mission to make work, work better for women and advocates with the government, business and industry to create greater, and more equal, access to opportunities. Jennifer was educated in Canada and launched her career overseas in...


e024 – We Are All Human

WE ARE ALL HUMAN Sara Blanchard helps communities build connections through conscious conversations, which she does as a podcaster, facilitator, TEDx speaker, writer, and consultant. Having worked at Goldman Sachs and having helped to teach positive psychology at Harvard, Sara speaks the language of traditional accomplishment. But for over 10 years, Sara has also pursued the science and techniques of well-being as a life coach, mother, and author of Flex Mom. In addition to emceeing events...


e023 – Choosing To Be a Stay-At-Home Mom

CHOOSING TO BE A SAHM (STAY-AT-HOME MOM) Carrie worked as a pediatric occupational therapist for seven years before welcoming her kids, now ages seven and five. Having always been a homebody and having dreamt of being a stay-at-home mom, she decided not to return to her job, instead staying home with her kids full-time. As her kids now reach school-age, Carrie is very gradually re-entering the workforce with a job that combines two of her passions…child development and the great outdoors....


e022 – Be The CEO of Your Life

BE THE CEO OF YOUR LIFE Kinia Romanowska, the founder and CEO of Pros&Babes, transforms successful, leadership-minded women who are temporarily overwhelmed by new motherhood into confident parents, skilled leaders, and thriving moms, without them compromising family happiness or health. She helps mothers contribute their talents fully to our world, as professionals and parents and wants to eliminate the "motherhood penalty" and the million-dollar wealth gap. As a business owner, wife, and...


e021 – Success In The Journey

SUCCESS IN THE JOURNEY Lyndsie Barrie is a mom and the founder of YYC Fempreneurs where she shares her passion and expertise of social media with female entrepreneurs, tirelessly promotes community and collaboration, and is an instrumental part of turning mere ideas into viable and sustainable businesses. Lyndsie is also the owner of Barrie Financial Consulting Inc., where she shares financial concepts and strategies to enhance the way women earn, save and invest their money, as well as the...


e020 – Dreaming Big

DREAMING BIG Lianne Kim, a mom of two children, is a renowned business coach and community leader with 20 plus years of sales and marketing experience. She is the founder and CEO of Mamas & Co., an incredible online community for mama entrepreneurs. Lianne helps women build profitable businesses that light them up so they can live their wildest dreams. In this episode: We all have to take those first few steps when we are dreaming big and wanting to make a shift or a change. Prioritizing is...


e019 – Making You a Priority in Motherhood

MAKING YOU A PRIORITY IN MOTHERHOOD Julie Cass is the founder of The Positive Change Group. She helps people create positive changes in their lives through business coaching and personal development. Julie, a wife and proud mom of 2 children and 3 stepchildren, is also a motivational speaker, certified health, mindset and business coach, and a yoga instructor. Julie has scaled and grown 7 & 8 figure businesses as well as coached hundreds of leaders and business owners to success. Julie's...


e018 – Create a Career You Love

CREATE A CAREER YOU LOVE Allison Venditti is the Founder and Owner of Careerlove. She is a Career Coach & Return to Work expert with over a decade of experience in human resources. Her focus is on supporting women and mothers. Allison’s business is founded on the idea of kindness and support where she offers no nonsense advice to both companies and women. She is the mom to 3 boys and creator of Canada's first program to support mothers returning to work from maternity leave called “Ready to...


e017 – Resumes & Returning To Work

RESUMES & RETURNING TO WORK Clementine Crooks is the co-owner of Resume Restoration. She and Erin Wallace, both Calgary moms of three children each, are Career Transition Experts and leaders in their field, specializing in writing and designing affordable resumes that reap powerful results. Their combined skill sets of Human Resources and Graphic Design experience ensure their job seeking clients receive professional, targeted and modern resumes that capture an individual's unique skills and...


e015 – Share Your Story

SHARE YOUR STORY Nathalie Amlani is the owner of Pictonat Photography and does family photography and personal branding for small businesses. She helps families capture joyful moments that light up their hearts and she works with women entrepreneurs to help them stand out online with content that connects. In addition, she is a proud mom of two children who are 4 and 6 years old. In this episode: Reach out. The anxiety of making a career change can be alleviated by asking for help and...


e014 – Positive Mealtimes For Busy Families

POSITIVE MEALTIMES FOR BUSY FAMILIES Ahuva Magder Hershkop, a mom of almost three year old twins, is a Registered Dietitian, specializing in pediatric nutrition, and is the owner of Arm Yourself Dietetics. Her focus is working with families to reduce mealtime stress, supporting positive family mealtimes and supporting mothers in reducing the mental load of feeding their families. Her mission is to empower parents to create mealtimes that are spent fostering positive relationships with food,...


e013 – Racism & Inclusion in Motherhood & Work

RACISM & INCLUSION IN MOTHERHOOD & WORK Jennifer Singh is a former TV reporter turned PR strategist and media coach who specializes in storytelling, public relations, and marketing. Jennifer launched She’s Newsworthy Media to help female entrepreneurs and business owners increase media attention for their brands by pitching their expertise to the media. So far, she's helped over 35 women land media spots on all of the most popular TV shows (The Social, CP24 Breakfast, and Breakfast TV just...


e012 – Look & Feel Your Best Mama

LOOK & FEEL YOUR BEST MAMA Rowena Sampang is a mom of two young boys, a Marketing/Communications/Digital Consultant, and the Owner of an adorable boutique based in Calgary and Okotoks called Pink Liberty, offering women cute, modern clothing at an affordable price. In this episode: Strategies for success as you carve your path and pursue your passions. Looking and feeling your best in clothes that fit. The winning formula for shopping for clothes online. Having fun and being authentic and...


e011 – Winning at Health & Nutrition

WINNING AT HEALTH & NUTRITION Suzanne Carpenter is a mom of 4 children, a Certified Nutritional Consultant, and the CEO and Founder of CarpenterOne80, a virtual nutrition education company, whose mission is to provide affordable and simple programs that can clear up food confusion so that people can win at losing weight. In this episode: How our own personal growth and powerful stories can inspire action and positive change for others. Making our self-care, including health and nutrition, a...


e010 – Keeping It REAL in Motherhood & Work

KEEPING IT REAL IN MOTHERHOOD & WORK Vivian Rajic is a full time working from home boss mom to 2 boys and the founder of REAL Biz Moms. Vivian's personal experience of isolation and her feelings of unworthiness as a mother is what led her to create a safe, supportive and empowering community where mothers can be REAL and where they can flourish in life and in business together. In this episode: The importance of being REAL (Recognized, Empowered, Authentic, and Loved) in motherhood and work...


e009 – Working in Ways That Work

WORKING IN WAYS THAT WORK Lisa Pedersen is a work from home mom of two children as well as a Social Media Mentor and Strategist and the owner of Lisa Pedersen Media. She teaches business owners how to use social media effectively and to create social media plans that are smart, simple and sustainable. In this episode: The wins and challenges of working from home How a flexible work schedule in a corporate job and being a small business owner can fit well with a work/family juggle. How paying...