Working Motherhood with Dr. Portia Jackson

During Top Tip Tuesdays on the Working Motherhood Podcast, I will discuss single topics that impact our physical, financial, career, spiritual, family, social, and intellectual lives. I will share resources, tips, and action item steps for us to implement so we can take small and consistent steps to be the best working moms we can be.

This week's top tips are all about  . . . JOINING AN ONLINE COMMUNITY!

For today's Top Tips episode, I'm going to share why I think joining an online community is key and how to start looking for the ones that will impact your life. 

Direct download: WM286_TopTips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Rani has worked in the online media industry for over 12 years. She's founder and digital content producer of Craft Web Solutions. She is also one of the managing producers of TravelChannel.com. Rani manages a team of 3 in creating/producing web content for all of Travel Channel's shows.

Direct download: WM285_RaniRobinson.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Carina Huggins is a modern day renaissance woman. She works full time as an Academic Development Specialist at the University of Calgary, working with the millennial generation to define and achieve success - among her specialty areas are working with high-performance University and national-level athletes. 

On the side, she is an Etsy entrepreneur, designing and running all aspects of an jewellery business exclusively from her iphone. She recently completed two years of training as a professional and professional success coach and is currently launching her boutique coaching consultancy. 

Outside of work, Carina is the proud mother of a 15 month old daughter, and excited incubator of baby number two - who will be arriving in May 2015. Completing her circle of love are her Firefighter husband Trevor and two fur babies!

Direct download: WM284_CarinaHuggins.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

We are featuring listener questions submitted via email and social media to help give you more specific tips and insights to handle all the pieces of being a working mom. If you have any questions you'd like to see answered, please submit them to portia@workingmotherhood.com or via our Facebook page.

 

Direct download: WM283_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Maria Dismondy is an award-winning author and speaks nationally to schools and groups to empower children and families. She owns her own publishing and consulting business and loves working with aspiring writers. Above all of this, she is the mother to three young children and is raising them together with her husband Dave in a suburb of Detroit. 

Direct download: WM282_MariaDismondy.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

During Top Tip Tuesdays on the Working Motherhood Podcast, I will discuss single topics that impact our physical, financial, career, spiritual, family, social, and intellectual lives. I will share resources, tips, and action item steps for us to implement so we can take small and consistent steps to be the best working moms we can be.

This week's top tips are all about  . . . PLANNING A FAMILY VACATION!

For today's Top Tips episode, I'm going to share some tips on planning a great family vacation, that everyone can enjoy, regardless of your budget.

Direct download: WM281_TopTips.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Jamie is a mother to two daughters ages 14 & 10 and has been married for 15 years. She enjoys reading, writing, knitting, cooking and loving on her dog Bubba and cat Alabama. Jamie is a 4-time Boston Marathon finisher, Half Ironman triathlete, and is training for her 1st 50k trail run in May. She is the founder of Moms In Motion, Inc. and has a M.Ed., B.A., from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She began career as a secondary English Teacher with the Santa Barbara School District and later became the districts' Director of Secondary Reading. She left education to pursue the growing needs of Moms In Motion.

Direct download: WM280_JamieAllison.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Meredith F. Small is a writer and anthropologist. Besides numerous publications in academic journals, Dr. Smalls work has been published Discover, Natural History, New Scientist, and The New York Times among many newspapers and magazines. She was a commentator on National Public Radios All things Considered and for two years wrote a weekly column for LiveScience.com. Dr. Small the author of five books including two well-known books on parenting, Our Babies, Ourselves; How Biology and Culture Shape the Way We Parent, and Kids. She is currently working on a book on Venetian inventions as well as her second mystery novel. As a consultant for Johnson and Johnson Baby Research Division she is also involved in a number of research projects about parenting.

Direct download: WM279_MeredithSmall.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

We are featuring listener questions submitted via email and social media to help give you more specific tips and insights to handle all the pieces of being a working mom. If you have any questions you'd like to see answered, please submit them to portia@workingmotherhood.com or via our Facebook page.

Direct download: WM278_QA.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

Amanda, mother of an 18-month-old daughter, lives and works in New York City. Shes a communications consultant who helps entrepreneurs position themselves as experts and create compelling content that serves their audiences and sell their services. Her online course in writing copy is called Create Content That Connects.

Direct download: WM277_AmandaBerlin.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:30am EDT