Career Mom

Career Mom header image 1
February 8, 2021  

Three Girls in One Year

February 8, 2021

This week’s guest became a mother to three girls within a one year timespan and no, she did not have triplets! Laura and her husband fostered two sisters who within a year of foster placement they adopted. Not even a year after that Laura had her biological daughter. Laura shares her experiences of becoming a mother through adoption and  through the birth of her biological child. 

Laura’s girls are 18 month, 4, and 10. She Works as a donation family advocate helping care for families of organ donors during their loved ones last days.

Things we talk about in the episode: 

  • Laura’s experience learning about, participating in, and adopting through the foster system. 
  • How expectations of our careers and career path change after we have children. Laura thought she was in her dream job before she started her family yet, shortly after becoming a mother made a change she never expected. 
  • How a flexible and grace filled mindset will serve you well when managing motherhood and all the changes that come along with it. 

I hope you enjoy our conversation!

 

The mental load is heavier now more than ever for Career Moms, signup for Robyn Miller’s course “The Mental Load Project” to begin balancing the load within your household. Use the code CAREERMOM to access an additional session with Robyn and I to focus on the Career Mom Mental Load. mentalloadproject.com/signup

 

Follow Laura on Instagram: @mrs.iosbaker

Join the Career Mom conversation on Instagram @careermompodcast

Join the Career Mom Facebook group Career Mom Facebook Group

If you have a story or topic you want to share contact Jenny by email  careermompodcast@gmail.com

Sign up for a free 30 day trial of Audible. audibletrial.com/CareerMom

Music Credit: Campfire by Scandinavianz:  soundcloud.com/scandinavianz