It's Working Project

"After the birth of my 3rd child, I had a rough postpartum experience; experiencing depression and anxiety. I picked up a camera and a new career just began!"

What is one piece of advice you wish you could offer your former expectant self?

Get help when you first need it.

FOR MOMS: If you breastfed, was there a place for you to pump that met your needs and was conducive to your success? If you breastfed, how did you decide to continue? FOR DADS: What, if any, adjustments did you (or your workplace) make to your schedule after having a baby? Was it specific to your manager or larger, whole work culture?

I bottle-fed because I had an extremely difficult time nursing and my babies have extreme reflux and use a special formula called EleCare

How much leave did you take, and how comfortable were you taking it?

2 months

What was your biggest challenge going back to work?

Finding enough time to do everything. Also realizing how much “me time” I really needed.

Fill in the blanks: As a working parent, I never expected ____ would be so hard and ____ would be so much easier!

How challenging running a business really is and how much strength and stamina it takes to raise a family.