Videos (Crazy Good Life)

In this collection, you’ll access the latest episodes of our YouTube webseries, The Crazy Good Life. Because life as a working mom is very much that – mad and beautiful and impossible and empowering and good. Oh, so very, very good.

A millennial’s guide to financial planning for baby

Growing your family is expensive. It’s why a good many millennials are having fewer children or opting out of parenthood altogether. They simply can’t afford it. In the US, the birth rate is the lowest it’s been in 30 years. In Canada, too, one in five millennials are actively delaying parenthood. Childcare costs are a […] Read more…

How to prepare your business for baby

There’s a question I’m asked quite a bit when hanging with my entrepreneur friends and it’s this: is it possible for me to take maternity leave? It’s not a surprising question since many I speak to – and me included – consider our business our baby. And, just like our babies, having a business demands […] Read more…

How to conquer Superwoman syndrome

I was raised by a bona fide superwoman. My mother, like so many I knew, did it all. She worked, she cooked, she cleaned, she designed and sewed my clothes, she baked luxurious desserts that’d be Instagram-worthy today. She kissed our boo-boos, encouraged us, and did her best to put us on a better path. […] Read more…

Working Mom 101: How to find mentors and sponsors

I’m sure we can all agree that women play a vital role in our lives. For most of us, we look to other women as an example of who and how we should be. From very young ages, we’re playing in our mother’s closets or joining them on their morning runs or imitating their motherly […] Read more…

Your guide to making tough decisions

It’s no secret, I’m a planner. A bone fide control freak. Don’t believe me, look at the cheeky passion in my eyes here. Before starting college, I remember sitting down and planning out my future. It was a long, detailed list that had big goals with intermediary steps all attached to specific dates. Although I tried, […] Read more…

How to have it all as a working mom

I recently attended a women’s networking group. It was a small group of mostly fresh grads as well as a few more seasoned professionals. As we saddled around our seats for our first meeting, the moderator announced our first topic of discussion: Can women have it all? Excited, several women jumped right in, contemplating the […] Read more…

How to survive after having a baby + FREEBIE!

No matter where you are in your pregnancy, it’s never too early to watch today’s episode. Because we’re talking about the POST-birth plan. It’s so essential, yet not all of us mamas put much time or effort in planning for our survival the days after the baby is born. Like the selfless mamas we become, […] Read more…

Planning your maternity leave: 3 questions you need to ask

Maternity leave, like politics and religion, is a topic that should be avoided in polite conversations. Is that a Miss Manners rule? No? Maybe it should be. Or, maybe, the better solution is for all of us to stop judging new mothers for their decisions. It leaves them doubting their plans and feeling crummy for […] Read more…

Do you struggle with mommy guilt? Watch this.

Guilt. I have yet to meet a mama who hasn’t felt guilty about something at some point. It’s this constant companion that just won’t go away. It nags us about all the things we should be doing instead of the very thing we are doing. And, if you ignore it in the moment, it will […] Read more…