Babies, Business and Breakfast

This Mother’s Day, I am getting ready to be the mum of two boys. It’s hard to believe but my summer will be spent undertaking another adventure, getting to know a new personality and adapting to the exciting and unexpected changes ahead. As part of this transition, I have been researching my startup idea whileContinue reading “Babies, Business and Breakfast”

Mixing Babies And Business™ joins Startup Canada Communities

The first Parent-Friendly Professional Development Pop Up Event I hosted in May 2018 – I went on to host a few more events before the pandemic and now it’s a virtual community with plans to spread across the country through Startup Canada Communities.

Why I Started Bringing My Kids Into Business Settings

One of my goals for 2020 is to get more comfortable speaking to camera. I’m working on it slowly but surely and you’ll be seeing more of these kinds of posts! This week, I’m talking about how Babies, Business + Breakfast™ began when I became a parent and started bringing my children into business settings.

Speaking About Mixing Babies With Business

I started working remotely in 2014 while living abroad, before having kids. Then I became a parent in 2016, stopped travelling (and sleeping) as much and had to experiment with different ways to make flexible work actually WORK for me. There is no ‘work Amy’ and ‘parent Amy’. I am one person, with many facets, responsibilities and little separation between my home and work environments, as many are experiencing right now.

Working Behind The Scenes + Government Support For Your Business

This post is for business owners, freelancers, remote workers and/or those with a business idea they are in the middle of validating, researching or exploring.

New Course On Startup Blogging: Validate Your Business Idea

It is based on the three-hour workshop I delivered for WordCamp Ottawa last weekend but will go into more detail, focusing primarily on idea validation, with the added benefits of weekly accountability, templates and resources, a bit of virtual community, a sprinkling of positive vibes (always) and gentle bum kicking (or motivation if you wish). I am really happy with the feedback on the content and my presenter style…5 out of 5 ***** from session attendees, lots of interaction throughout the live workshop and many staying on afterwards to have a chat with me and discuss their ideas.

Speaking At WordCamp Ottawa 2019 About Startup Blogging, Validating Business Ideas, Writing Books and Building Community

I started this blog in June 2013 while I was living and working in Brisbane, Australia before my husband and I relocated to Europe for a little over three years to live in Ireland and England, start our family and then relocate to Canada. Along the way, I was–sometimes knowingly, oftentimes not–testing business ideas, writing books and building community.