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Advice from The Original Relauncher & #ReturnToWork Pioneer: Carol Fishman Cohen

Subscribe Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Spotify SoundCloud Stitcher RSS PocketCasts YouTube Watch this Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 28: Carol Fishman Cohen So, you’ve been home for a while, and out of the workforce. Maybe you’re raising children, or perhaps you’re caring for elderly or ill family members. It’s time, though. You’re ready to…

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Prowess Project: Helping Moms Get Career Clarity & Get Hired

Watch This Episode at Our YouTube Channel Episode 27: Ashley Connell, Prowess Project Our guest this week saw a problem, and she decided to do something about it. That’s our kind of woman! Ashley had a career she was passionate about, but there was an undercurrent of worry. She knew that it was going to…

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Tipsy Ellipses – with Simone de Muñoz

Watch this Episode on Our YouTube Channel Tipsy Ellipses: July 2021, featuring Simone de Muñoz Most of the time we interview career & life coaches, or authors who have written books specifically about expanding the possibilities outside of “mom” life. But there are SO MANY AMAZING MOMS out there who aren’t necessarily coaches, yet are…

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You Need These Resume & LinkedIn Tips (Even if you’re not looking for a job!)

Watch This Episode on Our YouTube Channel Episode 26: Mecca Brown At 18, Mecca Brown got pregnant. She went from high school graduate, on track to attend one of the top universities in California, to facing a host of obstacles: she was (in her words) an African-American, plus-sized, college dropout, teen mom, working and raising…

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Developing Value-Based Habits During Transitional Periods

Watch the Video of This Episode at Our YouTube Channel Episode 25: Jenny Remington Returns to Talk About Habits We have our first return guest this week! We love talking to Jenny Remington, and hope she’ll continue to join us frequently (Hey Jenny, will you be a regular contributor, please?). If you haven’t listened to…

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Shannon Rafalowski – Preventing & Recovering from Body Image & Eating Disorders

Watch this Episode on Our YouTube Channel Episode 24: Shannon Rafalowski  (Trigger warning: eating disorder thoughts and behaviors and self-harm/cutting) Today’s episode is Part 2 of our discussion with Shannon Rafalowski (from Episode 22, when Shannon joined us to talk about defining our values and mind-body connection.) Our conversation went beyond those topics to include…

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Reclaim Your Confidence by Identifying Your Superhero Skill Set

Watch the Video of This Episode at Our YouTube Channel Episode 23: Morgan Seaman, This Empowered Mom Morgan Seaman loved her job, and loved being a working mom. After eight years of balancing work and parenthood, though, she felt like there could be a better way to approach things. Morgan sought coaching and counseling for…

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Defining Your Values & Understanding Mind-Body Connection with Shannon Rafalowski

Watch This Episode On Our YouTube Channel Episode 22: Shannon Rafalowski Almost every week on The Mom &… Podcast, the concept of values comes up. Understanding your personal values allows you to focus on what matters in your life.  Every week when this comes up we think, we really should learn more about how to…

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Redefining Maternity Leave – Why Most Moms Need 6 Months, Not 12 Weeks

Watch the Video of this Episode on our YouTube Channel Episode 21: Lauren Smith Brody As a new mom, Lauren Smith Brody started having candid conversations with her co-workers at Glamour Magazine about how hard it was to parent an infant and succeed at work. Her book, The Fifth Trimester, was born out of these…

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How to Remove the “Crisis” from Midlife

Watch This Episode on our YouTube Channel Episode 20: Lisa Levine Lisa Levine had a non-crisis midlife crisis (if you’re going to have one, that sounds like the way to do it). She found herself sitting in meetings, thinking,”This is not what I want to talk about.” A longtime fan of Martha Beck, Oprah’s life…

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Defining and Creating Work / Life Balance, with Suzanne Brown

Watch The Episode at our YouTube Channel Episode 19: Suzanne Brown When her son was born 10 weeks premature, Suzanne Brown was still working a full-time corporate job. The plan was to continue in that role, but she quickly realized that things needed to change.  After negotiating her role down to part-time, Suzanne started getting…

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How to Set (and Enforce) Boundaries with Family, Friends & Co-workers

Watch This Episode on our YouTube Channel Episode 18: Justine Sones Boundaries. Got any? We don’t. Well, sometimes we have boundaries, and sometimes we feel bad about enforcing them. We’re learning. Enter: Justine Sones. If you have the time, we recommend pausing after everything Justine says, and just letting it… Simmer. Soak. Absorb into your…

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Tipsy Ellipses – with Special Guest Kate Strzinek of DomestiKateThis

Watch Full Video (with bonus photos!) on YouTube Now! Welcome to our May Tipsy Ellipses episode. On the first of every month, we (Susanne & Missy) do a Facebook Live bonus episode. The show is (mostly) unedited and non-bleeped, so keep those earbuds in if you’re around the littles. To watch the live version, be…

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Balancing Mental and Physical Health While Pursuing Your Passion with Michelle Garrett

Episode 17: Michelle Garrett Please Note: This episode contains a discussion around depression, with a reference to self-harm and suicide which may be difficult for some listeners. If you need resources for yourself or someone you love, please visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org or call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800-273-8255. We are honored, and so grateful,…

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Master Your Money & Career Break Challenges

This week we are un-taboo-ing (that’s a thing, right?) an often taboo subject: money. Our guest is Janice Scholl, the host of The Money, Career & Motherhood Podcast. Choose from the icons above to listen and subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts. If you would like to watch the video version of this episode, it…

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Surviving Midlife Indignities & Career Changes with Kristin van Ogtrop

Episode 15: Kristin van Ogtrop Thinking about making a big career change? Considering a huge shift, whether from home-to-work or work-to-home or something in between? This is the episode for you! And if you happen to be in mid-life, you’re in for a great time. You can watch a video version of this episode over…

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