Working Motherhood with Dr. Portia Jackson

Amy Rodgers is a Global Vice President of Human Resources, Chief Blogger for Chicago Working Women@WordPress.com and mother of two young girls. Amy has over 20 years of experience in HR leadership roles, and is an Advisory Board Member for the The Management Association of Illinois. She is a regular contributor to articles on human resources and work life balance and has coached hundreds of working women on facing career challenges.

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Toks Aruoture is a nursery designer and the founder of Punkin Patch Interiors, a company specialising in luxury interiors for babies and children. Her company, Punkin Patch Interiors has been featured in major media publications including Vogue and Hello! Clients include high profile celebrities and members of Middle Eastern royalty.

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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.

Questions answered in this episode:

In today's episode we are talking all about creating your Eighteen-Year Plan to be intentional about parenting your children from birth until they are adults. This idea was first brought to my attention in my interview with Marci Fair in Episode 46  and is detailed in her amazing book Tilt: 7 Solutions to be a Guilt-Free Working Mom.
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Toni McLellan is a coach, speaker, and podcast host. She loves working with solopreneurs, creative people, and anyone who wants to feel like their lives and work are reflect who they really are and what they most value.

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Dr. Christina Hibbert is a mom of 6 and bestselling author of the IPPY award-winner, "This is How We Grow." A Clinical Psychologist in private practice, Dr. Hibbert is also a speaker, blogger, and Founder of the Arizona Postpartum Wellness Coalition. Dr. Hibbert's new book, "Who Am I Without You," will be released March 2015.

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Christine Koh is a music and brain scientist turned multimedia creative. She spent a decade in academia and was about to become a professor when she decided to hang up her academic spurs in favor of more flexible and independent ventures. Since leaving academia in 2006, Christine has forged a new career as a lifestyle expert and influencer, with her flagship projects being Boston Mamas, an award winning lifestyle blog and pioneer in the hyperlocal space, and Minimalist Parenting, the acclaimed book she co-authored with Asha Dornfest.

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Katie is a four-time business owner and champion of “fempreneurs” everywhere. She is also an advocate for all of us living beautiful, fierce, full lives of our own choosing. She has found that it’s not always as easy as it sounds, and is actually a daily practice. That’s why she created Full Life Design. She is laser-focused on helping female entrepreneurs design the businesses and lifestyles they truly desire by putting together a plan for how to accomplish that on a daily basis.

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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.

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Top UK pharmaceutical and commercial lawyer (finalist/winner of many legal awards including in-house solicitor of the year and legal businesswoman of the year). Diversity champion (currently finalist for diversity champion of the year: European Diversity Awards and recent finalist for National Diversity Award). Committed mother of 11 year old boy.

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Former Executive Recruiter, turned Stay-At-Home Mom to Professional Organizing Expert. Laurie Palau is the founder of simply B organized, LLC a lifestyle service that teaches practical strategies to help people get and stay organized.

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