Baby boy #3 is coming to my family in May!!
I wanted to share some thoughts about why I am so passionate about being a working mom and what to expect from Pursuing Private Practice during my maternity leave!
I believe that motherhood makes me a better business owner…
…AND I believe that being a business owner makes me a better mom. I’m so grateful to have created a business that allows me to do both.
However, honestly, I will admit it’s hard to do both at full-time capacity. In fact, I think I would fail if I tried to do both full-time! Sometimes I need to take a step back from one in order to support the other. I know “you can have it all,” but I also think it’s important to recognize there will constantly be shifts in the balance. Sometimes you will be working a LOT and not focusing on family as much, and that’s fine! Other times, your family will need a ton of your attention and not everything will get done for work, and that’s fine, too.
Support is KEY.
Not only do I have a full team at Pursuing Private Practice helping me run the business, I have childcare and help at home to help me with motherhood.
I know myself very well and I expect to feel some anxiety and overwhelm as I make the transition from 2 kids to 3 kids. Because of this new focus in my family, I knew I needed to take some time off of work for maternity leave. It is truly hard to take a break from a business that I love so much!! That’s why I decided to bring in support for Pursuing Private Practice to “cover” my maternity leave. I know that I will be able to focus on my family if I know the dietitians in my programs are well taken care of.
Here is our Pursuing Private Practice maternity leave schedule!
**Elyssa will be covering all 3 supervision sessions for the months of May and June! The 2 other calls: Business Q and A and Business Self-Care will be on hold until July and replaced with these fabulous presentations!
- Tuesday, May 11th @ 12pm eastern, Annie Davis will present “Using Pinterest For Your Business”
- Wednesday, May 19th @t 12pm eastern, Elyssa Toomey will present “Using Somatic Work With Clients”
- Monday, May 24th @11am eastern, Taylor Moser will present “Your Business Brand”
- Thursday, June 3rd @ 12pm eastern, Julie Duffy Dillon will present “Your Enneagram Type as a Business Owner”
- Tuesday, June 8th @ 1pm eastern, Taylor Wolfram will present “Nutrition for Vegan Clients”
- Tuesday, June 15th @ 1pm eastern, Tamara Melton will present on “Storytelling in Business”
- Wednesday, June 16th @ 1pm eastern, Kimmie Singh will present on “Weight-Inclusive Considerations for Clients”
- Tuesday, June 22nd @ 12pm eastern, Jessica Setnick will present on “Moving Away From 1:1 Work”
- Thursday, June 24th @ 12pm eastern, Erica Leon will present on “Working with Mid-Life Clients”
- Wednesday, June 30th @ 1pm eastern, Lindsay Stenovec will present on “Balancing Work and Parenthood”
- Thursday, July 1st @ 2pm eastern, Bri Campos will present on “Body Image Work for Clients”
**We will have both a pre-presentation “question?” prompt for all maternity leave guests, as well as a post-presentation Q and A post to answer any questions. All guests will be in the Facebook group during their presentation week!
I will be back to full-time CEO status the week of July 5th!
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