The MOTHERLODE Podcast

Balancing Work & Motherhood During COVID - Is It Even Possible? With Audrey Kingo

September 29, 2020 Sarah Bradford & Stephanie Nelson Season 1 Episode 9
The MOTHERLODE Podcast
Balancing Work & Motherhood During COVID - Is It Even Possible? With Audrey Kingo
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The MOTHERLODE Podcast
Balancing Work & Motherhood During COVID - Is It Even Possible? With Audrey Kingo
Sep 29, 2020 Season 1 Episode 9
Sarah Bradford & Stephanie Nelson

Since Covid struck and many people found themselves now working from home (without childcare), many parents (especially mothers) find themselves struggling to create balance between work and parenting when that line has become indefinitely blurred. In fact, nearly half of working parents (primarily mothers) have had to pause their careers in some way, either by reducing their hours or quitting entirely. In episode 9 we sit down with the Deputy Editor of Working Mother, Audrey Kingo to discuss the disparities many working mothers are currently facing in the workplace, ways to advocate for your job as well as your needs as a parent, and some tips for finding some sort of balance. Connect with Audrey via Twitter!

RESOURCES:
- 40 Percent of Working Parents Quit or Reduced Their Hours Since the Pandemic
- Millennial Moms Without Childcare 3 Times More Likely Than Dads To Stop Working
- Dads 3 Times As Likely As Moms To Receive A Promotion When Working From Home During COVID
- The Best Ways Family Friendly Companies Are Helping Parents With Childcare Right Now

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Sarah & Stephanie are the Founders of LUNA Mother Co, the first all-in-one digital platform for motherhood. From their evidence based fitness method, to pelvic floor & core physical therapy programs, parenting classes, & community, LUNA Mother Co has it all. New subscribers, get your first month FREE using the code MOTHERLODE.

Subscribe to The MOTHERLODE Podcast so you never miss an episode, & catch up with us on Instagram! Interested in being on the show or know someone who would be a great fit? Email us online@lunamother.co Like this episode? Leave us a review and let us know your thoughts! 

Show Notes

Since Covid struck and many people found themselves now working from home (without childcare), many parents (especially mothers) find themselves struggling to create balance between work and parenting when that line has become indefinitely blurred. In fact, nearly half of working parents (primarily mothers) have had to pause their careers in some way, either by reducing their hours or quitting entirely. In episode 9 we sit down with the Deputy Editor of Working Mother, Audrey Kingo to discuss the disparities many working mothers are currently facing in the workplace, ways to advocate for your job as well as your needs as a parent, and some tips for finding some sort of balance. Connect with Audrey via Twitter!

RESOURCES:
- 40 Percent of Working Parents Quit or Reduced Their Hours Since the Pandemic
- Millennial Moms Without Childcare 3 Times More Likely Than Dads To Stop Working
- Dads 3 Times As Likely As Moms To Receive A Promotion When Working From Home During COVID
- The Best Ways Family Friendly Companies Are Helping Parents With Childcare Right Now

ADDITIONAL NOTES:
Sarah & Stephanie are the Founders of LUNA Mother Co, the first all-in-one digital platform for motherhood. From their evidence based fitness method, to pelvic floor & core physical therapy programs, parenting classes, & community, LUNA Mother Co has it all. New subscribers, get your first month FREE using the code MOTHERLODE.

Subscribe to The MOTHERLODE Podcast so you never miss an episode, & catch up with us on Instagram! Interested in being on the show or know someone who would be a great fit? Email us online@lunamother.co Like this episode? Leave us a review and let us know your thoughts!