Creating a sense of community and taking steps to stop parenting in isolation: Determined to maintain a sense of self while looking after my first son (2016) and preparing to give birth to my second son (2018), I often sought out networking and professional development opportunities but was surprised by a lack of inclusive spaces with baby change facilities and parent-friendly event times.
I met with one of my Advisors from Invest Ottawa last week, the all-around-amazing Karla Briones, who runs not only one but many businesses. She met me in the lobby, where I was waiting with my bundled up baby in his car seat and walked us to the meeting room as we made small talkContinue reading “Consistency over intensity: How accountability will keep you going”
Babies, Business + Breakfast™ is the result, a pilot program for parent-friendly professional development, aiming to improve parental mental health and accessibility of professional spaces across the city.
What becoming a parent taught me about myself: Kids made me more productive, proactive, less of a precious perfectionist and sparked the urge in me to get it out now because you could die tomorrow, you know? #parentpreneur #flexiblework