What happens when someone who has always known that they wanted to be a mother—that they were born to be a to mother—has a deeply traumatic birth? How does it impact how she views herself, her child, and processes her new role as mother? For Kari Azuma this led to postpartum depression and “a full blown identity crisis.”
I’m four weeks in to my second time with this newborn phase. Today marks the first day easing back into life’s demands. Here is what surprised me about maternity leave, the second time around.
While maternity leave in the U.S. is already problematic, it is even more challenging for female business owners and entrepreneurs.
While on maternity leave, I am sharing some honest conversations with one of my best friends, Cary Fortin, through our new Friendship Series.
Planning for maternity leave as an entrepreneur means you have to figure out how to keep the business moving, too—how do you decide what to delegate?
Even the best parental leave policies can feel complicated. But what if companies provided an advocate for you during your time away from work?