how an extended maternity leave impacted my small woman-owned creative business, out of office time

Let me start by saying that it was NOT easy to turn off my work brain. And no, I did not do a perfect job staying away from my business entirely. I knew that going into my extended out of office time for maternity leave that I would be tempted to work. After all, my […]

Sep 7, 2023


stack of modern birthing pregnancy and parenting books on striped ottoman and orange wall

While I don’t need to share our entire birth story of our first child, I do want to share the resources and books that actually prepped me for birthing. The resources that really helped and made a difference for me personally. My birth experience was overwhelmingly positive, mostly because of the amazing support of my […]

Aug 17, 2023


newborn photo, baby boy wearing onesie with lemons in a crib with cactus sheets

On May 31st we welcomed our new family addition, our son, Auggy! Our newborn baby boy is just perfect (to us). I’ve been on maternity leave since the beginning of May, and truly didn’t know when he’d arrive. So it was wonderful being able to prep our house and our lives for him for a […]

Jul 6, 2023


clock with baby silicone and wooden toys around it

It’s been a few months since my announcement that my husband and I are expecting our first baby in May! Planning for maternity leave for women business owners is very unique, so I’m happy to share my thoughts in this Motherhood series. Planning maternity leave as a woman entrepreneur is a whole new level, and […]

May 18, 2023


flatlay with financial calculator gold paper clips and blue pens

You might have seen my announcement recently that my husband and I are expecting our first baby in May! If not, now you’re up to speed. For more details you can check out my previous post all about prepping for motherhood and maternity leave. I has some key takeaways I’ve already learned, and insights so […]

Apr 6, 2023


ultrasound sonogram image to announce pregnancy for woman business owner, a brand photographer

When your business is your baby, it feels odd to say “We’re having a baby, for real.” If you’re expecting as a business owner, big changes are ahead. All kidding aside, my husband and I are very excited to be expecting our first child in May. I’m pregnant, and I’m currently 19 weeks along! Thinking […]

Dec 29, 2022


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