It’s official: we were trying to do too much. Starting 2019 off right, we decided to make some critical changes to bring about a better family balance.
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.
What changes when you have two kids? I’m currently pregnant with our second kid, due later this year, and I started wondering what I might need to think about, prepare for, and learn. How would our lives change as two parents with one child, adding a newborn to the mix? How would my older kid react? Would our schedules change? I decided to ask my community for advice, and I received a ton of replies, full of advice and notes I would not have considered if I were left to my own devices. Here’s what my parent friends had to say.
Will we always have to choose between prioritizing our careers or our families? Michelle Florendo realized that starting her own coaching practice would afford her more control and flexibility, but it was a risk.
How should you be eating when you start eating for two? How should you interpret the data you find on food that is nutritionally right for new moms? Lily Nichols shares her research, insight and personal experience on correctly feeding our hunger.
Many online entrepreneurs hang up their shingle without a clear idea of what they stand for or who they want to serve. Toi Smith shares on recognizing her top priorities for her business and her best practices in selecting clients.