Career Pivots

Navigating Motherhood, Careers, and Well-being with Dr. Anne Welsh

February 15, 2024 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 134 / Guest: Dr. Anne Welsh Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: This episode of the Mom &… Podcast features guest Dr. Anne Welsh, a mom, clinical psychologist, executive coach, and consultant. Dr. Welsh shares insights about the dilemmas and challenges women often…

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Freelancing & Upskilling with Emily A. Hay

January 25, 2024 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 133 / Guest: Emily A.  Hay Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: In this episode of the Mom &… Podcast, hosts Susanne Kerns and Missy Stevens discuss various aspects of motherhood, juggling work and family, and high school parenting with their guest, Emily…

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We’re Back from Battling Cancer, Relaunching Careers & Missing Y’all!

January 11, 2024 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 132 Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: In this comeback episode of the podcast, co-hosts Missy Stevens and Susanne Kerns discuss the importance of maintaining the balance between work, family, and health.  The episode delves into personal challenges both women have faced, such…

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You Deserve a Break – And a Free Mug!

July 27, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 129 / No Guest Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Sorry for the rough audio in this one y’all – Not sure what happened with Missy’s sound but we’ve recorded a few episodes since (coming soon!) with no issues. Just pretend she’s calling into the…

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Interview Tips to Build Confidence & Get That Job!

July 20, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 128 / Guest: Briar Dougherty, Part II Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: Briar Dougherty is back! This time is all about interviews. Briar covers trends in interviewing, including tips for answering one of our most dreaded interview moments: Tell me about yourself….

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No Regret Decisions: Making Good Choices During Difficult Times

July 13, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 127 / Guest: Shannon Lee Simmons Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: A life coach and a financial expert walk into a bar… uh, a podcast. But wait! They’re the same person! Shannon Lee Simmons is the founder of The New School of…

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Career Pauses, Pivots, and Parlaying Your Skillset

July 6, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 126 / Guest: Estelle Erasmus Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: This week’s guest, Estelle Erasmus, has a career journey that started with being an executive assistant, and pivoted to roles in book publishing, public relations, women’s magazines, medical education publications, before she…

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Job Seeker Tips and Trends with Career Organic

June 29, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 125 / Guest: Briar Dougherty Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: Our guest this week, Briar Dougherty (pronounced Dock-er-tee), started her career in the fitness industry, where she quickly became Crunch Fitness’s youngest general manager in history. If you think that’s impressive, just…

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Women Helping Women So We All Succeed

June 22, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 124 / Guest: Ann Garvin Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: #womenhelpingwomen is one of Mom &… Podcast’s Favorite Things (and it costs less than anything on Oprah’s Favorite Things list). Our guest this week embodies that helping spirit. Ann Garvin is a…

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Taking Chances to Bring Your Idea to Life

June 15, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 123 / Guest: Jean Stehle Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: This week we are talking about entrepreneurship and books, two of our favorite things. Our guest, Jean Stehle, is a librarian, a writer, and a business owner. During the pandemic she developed…

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Explore What’s Next With Career Coach Dara Astmann

June 8, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 122 / Guest: Dara Astmann Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: The Venn diagram of things we love to talk about and what Dara Astmann’s coaching focuses on is a circle. Dara helps moms explore what’s next, and that is our favorite thing…

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Navigating Career & Parenthood: It Takes a (Motherhood) Village

May 11, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 120 / Guest: Nicole Gonzalez-Cumberbatch Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: Nicole shared a story that many parents relate to: her career was everything, and then she became a mom. Parenting changes our lives in ways we usually can’t imagine beforehand. Nicole realized…

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Choose Your Next Best Step with The Parent Compass

May 11, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 119 / Guest: Cynthia Muchnick Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: Cynthia Muchnick started writing with the story of her marriage proposal, and she hasn’t stopped since. Her topics have evolved along with her life and career, leading to her most recent book,…

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Work, Parent, Thrive – Science-Backed Strategies for Your Life

April 20, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 116 / Guest: Yael Schonbrun Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: This week’s guest, Yael Schonbrun, had a plan for her career and motherhood. Then she became a mother, and it was harder than she’d anticipated. (Is there a mother out there who…

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Find Your Path Forward – Resumes, LinkedIn & Returnships, Oh My!

March 30, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 115 / Guest: Christine Winston Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: Like many of us, Christine Winston took a couple years off to be the stay-at-home caregiver for her children, and before she knew it a couple years turned into nine years. Some…

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Return to Work with ReacHIRE

March 30, 2023 / Mom &… Podcast Episode 113 / Guest: Addie Swartz Subscribe and Review wherever you listen to podcasts! Show Summary: Addie Swartz has been focused on helping women come back from career breaks since before the concept of a meaningful “career break” was really a thing. Her own career has been closely…

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