Natalie embraced the work-life change that working motherhood presented to her and launched Poppies & Peonies, a brand which specializes in handbags and accessories that marries function with a stylish DNA. “As a mom I want style with more purpose and less sacrifice. I knew that other moms would relate. I feel like my goal is possible now.” Here’s how she’s working for her dream.
The Love, Mom team has known Katie Green, a Montreal-based PR and marketing dynamo, for a long time (since the aughts). We witnessed her move up the ranks at L’Oréal…
Eat Train Live is a healthy food delivery service, personal training and nutritional planning shop that found its legs after decades of life changes that co-owner Lonie Murdock personally experienced. Here’s the play-by-play that brought together everything she knows into the love child she launched almost 3 years ago.
Blending work and family is a skill that Cheryl Hickey, the long-running host of ET Canada, has fine-tuned over the years. While she’s full tilt in the real mom movement and revealing the beautiful mess of working motherhood on her social media feeds, she’s had to balance the chaos with a high professional IQ to continue her joyful ride.
Every week we bring you a new mom to meet of every age and stage of parenting. And while today’s profile, Adrienne Shoom, has 3 kids all in their 20s (Sam, Jack and Edie), there’s so much to learn from how she has thrived. “Learning to be a team player is part of life at the office and at home where everyone has to work together to live happily after under one roof.”
Bernadette Morra has a long-standing love affair with her work. Her career as a fashion editor and reporter has spanned over 25 years with an impressive tenure at The Star followed by 7 years as the editor-in-chief of FASHION magazine. Quitting her profession was never in her vocabulary after she had her twin sons who are now 18-years old. Her secret? Stop questioning work-life balance and simply accept it with grace and style.
When we sat down to talk with creative agency owner Kathi Z, she was refreshingly unedited about being a momboss and how there’s no shame to find help to make it work. “I want to see Ivanka Trump show us her support staff. It’s bullshit that she’s makes it look like she’s doing it all on her own. And why is everyone bashing Sophie Trudeau for having a nanny? She’s busy. She needs help and WTF is wrong with that.”
Alison has lived many careers in one lifetime. She started as an editor at women’s magazines, then she jumped to fashion and lifestyle PR and now she’s at Rethink Breast Cancer where she’s the VP – Marketing and Communications. Here she shares how-to make the switch from commerce to the charity sector.