Creating Parent-Friendly Business Spaces and Experiences: Transcript of Lightning Talk for Eastern Ontario’s WEKH

I presented at the June 12th, 2019 Carleton University Launch of Eastern Ontario’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) at Impact Hub Ottawa, where I spoke about ‘Babies, Business + Breakfast: Creating Parent-Friendly Business Spaces + Experiences’. Carleton is one of nine regional hubs for WEKH, which includes VentureLabs at Simon Fraser University, Mount Royal University,Continue reading “Creating Parent-Friendly Business Spaces and Experiences: Transcript of Lightning Talk for Eastern Ontario’s WEKH”

How She Built It: Mixing Babies + Business

There was stroller parking, baby change tables on site, a play area and a table set up with colouring paper, crayons and markers. There was also paper and pens for the parents to take notes during the talk. The wagon we used to transport our event supplies into the venue from the parking lot doubled as a stationary climbing station, used by babies practicing their standing and walking skills.

Bringing babies into an (entrepreneurship and innovation) incubator

April showers bring #BYOBaby into biz settings superpowers We (my kids and I) have been busy over the past few weeks prepping for our first Pop-Up Event of the year on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019! In between washing their winter gear and trying to pack it away for another six months (c’mon Mother Nature!), I’veContinue reading “Bringing babies into an (entrepreneurship and innovation) incubator”

Babies + Business: Mini Guide To Navigating The Corporate Jungle (With Kids)

Babies + Business: Download Our FREE Mini Guides To Child-Friendly Events + Spaces (For Corporates) And Navigating The Corporate Jungle (With Kids), based on our experiences attending over two dozen events with a baby and toddler (separately – are you crazy?!) in two different countries (England and Canada), with more planned for future!

London baby: The business of being a new mum

This is our ninth week of parenthood. Not only am I a new mum, I’m: the mother of a baby boy (a new experience having never grown up with brothers of my own!); recovering from surgery after having an emergency c-section; living as an expat in a temporary apartment in a major city in a foreignContinue reading “London baby: The business of being a new mum”

Remembering A Pivotal Summer Four Years Ago

A bit of background to how Babies, Business + Breakfast™ began: This photo is from July 2016 when we had our first son in England. Things were going so well. Why not join a 10-week startup program in one of the busiest areas of the city with my newborn while I was at it? So I did. Sporting those very same trousers, baby wrap, my little dude and a laptop at times.

Spend Time With The Ones You Love, While Investing In Yourself

Invest in yourself alongside your kids, while making new connections: Babies, Business + Breakfast™ Community + Membership is now open for registration!

Flexible Work Resources

Over the past decade, Amy has negotiated remote work arrangements, freelance client work and validated business ideas, in between living and working in Canada, Europe and Australia. She writes about travel, international family life, creativity and flexible work on her blog In addition to her blog, she is the founder of Babies, Business + Breakfast™, focused on providing inclusive and flexible work solutions.

Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions About My Parent-Friendly Professional Development Events

Uncertain about what to expect when attending business events with your kids? This is what you can expect when you attend my Babies, Business + Breakfast pop-up events, which I’ve been hosting at business startup and accelerator spaces around the City of Ottawa.