Like so many of us, Megan Cassidy needed more to satisfy her creative flow and she welcomed the relief of her mid-career change. Long-time friend and architect Jane Son felt the need for change too and last year they launched Casson Hardware.
Interior designer and mom of two, Jennifer Ferreira lives in an uptown apartment with spare but oh-so stylish furnishings and a mindset that’s focused on a life that celebrates the simple things and the art of downsizing.
Michelle Bilodeau has proudly pounded the pavement in the media biz. She was living in high gear to keep up with the pace. Today, she admits having a baby has inspired her to switch to a slower lane thanks to the mental and spiritual leaps she’s made since becoming a mama almost a year ago.
Karolina Loboda powers up The White Room, a much-loved branding and art direction studio that gives visual cred to notable local labels like Erin Tracy fine jewellery and Opelle handbags.…
Rochelle de Goias launched Girls E-Mentorship (GEM) five years ago. Her program offers guidance to female youth facing socio-economic barriers. Within the last couple of years, she also had two littles and admits she’s figuring out how to be a mom who’s comfortable with letting go in order to succeed.
Sarah Kawasaki from Fort Kids is operating a business and a family that’s a truly symbiotic relationship. Her studio is just a 5-minute walk from her home and from her work window she can spot her children playing in their school yard. Her business partner is her husband and together they dreamed up the idea of launching design-savvy, locally-made, cool kids clothing. Enviably, they’re pursuing the collective goal of making work and play one in the same.
Catriona Smart is mastering the art of change. Within the last couple of years, she oversaw a complete home renovation and design project and launched her own PR agency while maintaining her lifestyle blog and events company, Coco & Cowe. She also journeyed through a divorce and is taking her first steps as a single working mom. It’s not enough to say this mom is pivoting…she’s redesigning her life.
Jane Son is an architect who became a free agent soon after giving birth and made easy sacrifices so she could afford to find more magic hours with her new babe. Let’s be clear though—she still gets courted to work on major commercial and residential projects and now she’s launching CASSON Hardware, which will bring ultra-modern fixtures to minimalist design buffs. Here’s how she manages to keep her head in the game while her heart is at home.
Joanna Track has launched big and exciting digital ventures during her career and now she’s got The Bullet, a daily newsletter that runs down the top news of the day which she personally curates for busy moms like us. With this biz, she’s redefining her journey of entrepreneurship as a single parent and allowing motherhood to inspire her business plan.
A little over a year ago, Micah Cameron was the women’s wear fashion director for a major department store, then she made the bold decision to recharge her career while she was pregnant. Today we’re at her mews-style home with her son Marlon Wolf and catching up about her other love child, Frankie’s Surf Club, a lifestyle and online shop that’s just a few months older than her babe.