Startup Parent

By Sarah K Peck

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Parent, founder, leader... tired? If you're starting a business or figuring out entrepreneurship AND you've got kids, this podcast is for you. Whether you're thinking about having kids or you're in the mayhem already, we're here to support working parents. Our mission? To tell the truth about motherhood, fatherhood, being a parent, and to inspire us to imagine new ways of working. So maybe we can get a little more sleep.

Episode Date
Feelings Matter - Experience Greater Emotional Dexterity
Nov 15, 2023
Birth Trauma, Informed Consent, and the Flaws of Managed Care — (Allison Yarrow)
Nov 01, 2023
The Power of Creativity and Destruction: Inviting New Futures
Oct 18, 2023
Envision a New World of Work
Oct 11, 2023
Great Planning Requires Flexibility, Not Perfection
Oct 04, 2023
How To Escape “Good Girl” Brainwashing — (Lisa Carmen Wang)
Sep 27, 2023
Match Your Energy with Your Season of Life
Sep 20, 2023
When Will I Get My Body Back? Motherhood As Awakening (Amanda Montei)
Sep 06, 2023
Work-Life FIT Matters More Than Work-Life "Balance"
Aug 23, 2023
What If You're A Night Owl? Sleep as a Parent and a CEO — Shama Hyder
Aug 16, 2023
"I Did Early Motherhood on Credit Cards" — Danielle LaPorte
Aug 02, 2023
Ali Shapiro: Health and Wellness Advice Is Failing You. Here’s Why.
Jul 26, 2023
We're Not Supposed to Parent Alone
Jul 19, 2023
Unicornuate Uterus, Surrogacy, and Triblings—While Building A Fashion Empire (Sarah LaFleur)
Jul 12, 2023
Building Your Village as a Mother (Beth Berry)
Jun 28, 2023
Three Words That Make All The Difference
Jun 21, 2023
“Grieving an Avalanche of Emotions” — A Professional Ice Climber Shares How Motherhood Irrevocably Changed Her Career (Majka Burhardt)
Jun 07, 2023
Performing Motherhood: Mommy Bloggers, Momfluencers, and Modern Mothering (Sara Petersen)
May 24, 2023
Leveraging AI to Lighten the Mental Load for Parents (Avni Patel Thompson)
May 03, 2023
What Will It Take To Solve Childcare? (Avni Patel Thompson)
Mar 22, 2023
Burnout, Rage, Exhaustion, & Depression — Women’s Mental Health and Real Self Care (Dr. Pooja Lakshmin)
Mar 09, 2023
Unexpected and Scary Postpartum Depression (Dr. Michelle Stephens)
Mar 03, 2023
How Childhood Stress Affects Adult Health (Dr. Michelle Stephens)
Mar 01, 2023
Love and Loss: The Journey Through Grief and Healing (Marisa Renee Lee)
Feb 16, 2023
In Short, Buy The Book
Jan 25, 2023
The Unsustainable Pressure of American Motherhood (Jessica Grose, NYT Opinion Writer)
Dec 10, 2022
Equal Partnership Is Still A Struggle — Why Men and Women Do Different Amounts of Household Labor (Darcy Lockman)
Nov 16, 2022
You’re Not A “Bad Mom." (Alexandra Sacks, MD)
Nov 02, 2022
Why Are Prenatal Nutrition Guidelines So Out of Date? (Lily Nichols, RDN)
Oct 19, 2022
What's The Deal With All These Pregnancy Rules? (Emily Oster)
Oct 05, 2022
Why Period Health Matters More Than You Think (Lisa Hendrickson-Jack)
Sep 21, 2022
Surround Yourself With Brilliant, Powerful, Curious Parents
Sep 14, 2022
The Wise Women's Council, A Community to Support Women in Leadership
Feb 18, 2022
The First Year of Parenting: What I Wish I’d Known (Vanessa Van Edwards)
Sep 20, 2021
Writing About Your Family on Twitter: Where’s the Line? (James Breakwell)
Jun 24, 2021
How Brands Mess Up Marketing To Women (Amber Anderson)
May 10, 2021
Is The Pandemic Messing Up Our Kids? (Dr. Courtney Bolton, PhD)
Apr 26, 2021
Designing For Resilience (with co-host Cary Fortin)
Apr 12, 2021
What We Went Through (with co-host Cary Fortin)
Mar 29, 2021
Changing Our Name to Startup Parent
Mar 21, 2021
The Fourth Cohort of The Wise Women's Council (2021)
Feb 16, 2021
Navigating Pregnancy, Birth, and Private Practice in 2020 (Dr. Shani Cooper)
Jan 30, 2021
Leading a Startup Team of 40 While Pregnant and Parenting in a Pandemic (Jessica Kamada)
Jan 23, 2021
2020 Highs, Lows, and Reflections: What A Year
Jan 10, 2021
Raising Them With Gender Creative Parenting (Dr. Kyl Myers)
Oct 01, 2020
Motherhood So White (Nefertiti Austin)
Sep 28, 2020
Something To Look Forward To
Sep 21, 2020
2020, Q4: Micro Schools, Parental Exhaustion, and What Businesses Can Do To Support Parents (Brea Starmer, Blessing Adesiyan, and Shauna Causey)
Sep 14, 2020
Why Is This So Hard? How Pandemic Stress Affects Everything
Sep 07, 2020
Why You Really Need To Drop The Ball (Best of with Tiffany Dufu)
Aug 31, 2020
Does America Hate Working Moms? (Best of with Sarah Lacy)
Aug 24, 2020
Pregnancy Food: Nutritious, Delicious, and Real (Best of with Lily Nichols, RDN)
Aug 17, 2020
You Are Not A Failure (Best of with Nicole Walters)
Aug 10, 2020
The Forced Choice Between Career and Caretaking (Best of with Annie Dean)
Aug 03, 2020
Is It Still an August Sabbatical Without Childcare?
Aug 03, 2020
Am I Missing The Motherhood Gene? (Shama Hyder)
Jul 27, 2020
Giving Birth Without Your Loved Ones Around (Megan Hale)
Jul 20, 2020
Running & Facilitating Online Groups and Masterminds (Sarah Peck and Tara McMullin)
Jul 06, 2020
My Husband Is an Essential Worker, and I Have No Childcare — Pandemic Day in the Life (Kelsey Kerslake)
Jun 29, 2020
How To Get Through Hard Conversations (Sharon Stolt)
Jun 01, 2020
We're Both Attorneys, and I’m Pregnant With My Third — Pandemic Day in the Life (Caitlin Boland Aarab)
May 25, 2020
Potty Training... In A Pandemic? My Incomplete Notes From Memory
May 19, 2020
Stuck or Overwhelmed? Three Ways to Get Out of a Rut
May 11, 2020
Two Entrepreneurs, Split Schedules, No Childcare — Pandemic Day in the Life (Sarah Peck)
Apr 27, 2020
Morning “Routine” as a Pandemic Parent — Why I’m Starting With Social Media
Apr 19, 2020
When the Days Make No Sense: Perfume, Coffee, Candle, Lipstick
Apr 14, 2020
Creating a Virtual Morning Coffee Shop (More Tiny Habits)
Apr 09, 2020
Leaning on Small Moments for Ritual and Stability
Mar 31, 2020
Stress Affects All of Us Differently, Which Affects Our Pandemic Responses
Mar 25, 2020
Catch Your Breath
Mar 21, 2020
Sanity In The Coming Days And Weeks: How Not To Lose Your Mind
Mar 16, 2020
Coronavirus: Stay Safe, Stay Healthy, Stay Calm, Stay Kind
Mar 14, 2020
Should You Take That Online Course? How To Get Your Money’s Worth When Doing Virtual Courses
Mar 09, 2020
Overwhelmed, Scared, Exhausted — A Note For You
Mar 02, 2020
Setting Boundaries and Saying No—A Simple Phrase You Can Use
Feb 24, 2020
Building Masterminds and Facilitating Communities: An Inside Look At How I Design Them
Feb 17, 2020
Parenting Logistics: A Nightmare Of Daily Tasks
Feb 10, 2020
Toddler Germs—Why Does My Kid Keep Getting Sick?
Feb 03, 2020
Broadway and Pregnant — Tanya Birl-Torres
Jan 27, 2020
My Entire World Changed Overnight — Priti Krishtel
Jan 20, 2020
Motherhood, Minimalism, and Doing Less
Jan 13, 2020
Careers Twists and Turns — Unconventional Career Paths
Jan 06, 2020
Are You An Entrepreneur? An Inside Peek At The Wise Women’s Council
Dec 30, 2019
Update #4: How To Streamline Your Business: New Minibook
Dec 16, 2019
Update #3: Short and Sweet
Nov 18, 2019
Update #2: Goal Setting and Writing Progress Update
Nov 04, 2019
Update #1: Make Space, Opportunities Fill
Oct 14, 2019
The Next 90 Days
Oct 01, 2019
Pivot or Pause? Inside A Hard Decision
Sep 30, 2019
Got A Business or Parenting Challenge? Let Me Help
Sep 16, 2019
Entrepreneurs, Burnout, and Breaks: Why Resting (and Pivoting) is Essential
Sep 09, 2019
Summer Break? Where Do the Kids Go While Their Parents Work and Other Thoughts On Summertime
Jul 29, 2019
How to Focus When You Feel Totally Overwhelmed or Unclear
Jul 22, 2019
How to Win More Business, Make More Friends, and Get More Money, aka: How to Listen Better
Jul 15, 2019
Redefining Startup Success: Shutting Down A Lucrative Startup With Allie Siarto
Jul 08, 2019
Beyond Mom: Exploring and Nourishing Our Non-Mother Selves With Randi Zinn
Jul 01, 2019
The Myth of Equal Partnership in Parenting With Darcy Lockman
Jun 24, 2019
If You Work Hard Enough You Can Do Anything, Except Get Pregnant — A Journey Through Infertility (Lucy Knisley)
Jun 17, 2019
Ambitious Entrepreneurship + Parenthood: When Two Moms Co-Found a Startup With Sonia Chang
Jun 10, 2019
Crossing the Threshold to Motherhood: Ceremony, Ritual, and Healing Rites of Passage With Kari Azuma
Jun 03, 2019
The Myths of Miscarriage, The Lean In Fallacy, and Mothers’ Rage (Katherine Goldstein)
May 27, 2019
Unexplained Infertility with the Second Kid & Planning Small Business Maternity Leaves (Reina Pomeroy)
May 20, 2019
How to Raise Successful Children: Trust and Respect in Parenting, School, and Business With Esther Wojcicki
May 13, 2019
Universal Paid Family Leave By 2020: One of the Women Pushing for Our Rights With Fabiola Santiago
May 06, 2019
Data Driven Parenting: An Economist on Breastfeeding, Sleep Training, and Vaccinations With Emily Oster
Apr 29, 2019
Redefining Motherhood: Matrescence and Debunking the Myth of the Perfect Mother With Dr. Alexandra Sacks
Apr 22, 2019
Business Strategy When Both Co-Founders Are Pregnant At The Same Time (Elena Rue and Catherine Orr)
Apr 15, 2019
Optimizing Your Fertility and Healing Your Body (Lisa Hendrickson-Jack)
Apr 08, 2019
April Preview: Amy Schumer, Women and Doctors, and Being the Expert of Your Body With Sarah Peck and Cary Fortin
Apr 01, 2019
Healing from Trauma and Grief: One Woman’s Journey and Story With Iman Gatti
Mar 25, 2019
Disruption: Managing Your Career With Whitney Johnson
Mar 18, 2019
The First Weeks of Parenting: What Nobody Tells You With Vanessa Van Edwards
Mar 11, 2019
How To Hire A Nanny With Co-Host Anna Frandsen
Mar 04, 2019
A Case of the Mondays? Or Maybe It's Motherhood
Feb 25, 2019
How Motherhood Makes You Better at Work (Amy Henderson)
Feb 18, 2019
What I've Learned From Recording 100 Episodes of the Podcast — Special Episode #100
Feb 14, 2019
From Music and Brain Scientist to Brand New Career — Christine Koh Episode #099
Feb 11, 2019
The Wise Women’s Council — Episode #098
Feb 07, 2019
Baby Update: Welcome Back, Sarah — Episode #097
Feb 04, 2019
The Science of Personality and Why It Matters for Your Business — Vanessa Van Edwards Episode #096
Jan 28, 2019
Creating ‘Mantras in Motion’ as a Dancer, Teacher, and Entrepreneur — Erin Stutland Episode #095
Jan 21, 2019
Trauma, Sex, and Somatic Experiencing: How to Better Understand Birth and the Postpartum Periods (Kimberly Ann Johnson)
Jan 14, 2019
Not Your Typical Schedule: Lean In To Business Freedom — Emylee Williams #093
Jan 07, 2019
New Year’s Annual Reflection Process — Episode #092
Dec 31, 2018
From Doctor to CEO: A New Vision for Healthcare — Robin Berzin Episode #091
Dec 24, 2018
Life and Loss: Rainbow Babies (Christine McAlister)
Dec 17, 2018
Mom Life, With Cancer: You’re Not Dead! — Emily Garnett
Dec 10, 2018
Building An Online Community That Works — Sarah Lacy
Dec 03, 2018
Birth as a Portal: An Invitation
Nov 29, 2018
Prepping for Maternity Leave — With Co-Host Cary Fortin (The Friendship Series)
Nov 26, 2018
The Fatigue is REAL — With Co-Host Cary Fortin (The Friendship Series)
Nov 19, 2018
Making Friends: A Few Helpful Strategies
Nov 15, 2018
Cultivating Adult Female Friendships — With Co-Host Cary Fortin (The Friendship Series)
Nov 12, 2018
Doing Less in Business — With Co-Host Cary Fortin (The Friendship Series)
Nov 05, 2018
I’m Taking Maternity Leave — Welcoming Co-Host Cary Fortin: The Friendship Series
Nov 01, 2018
Caffeine, Alcohol, and Television: What’s True? — Emily Oster
Oct 29, 2018
Fostering a Community of Breastfeeding & Pumping Mamas — Amy VanHaren
Oct 22, 2018
Mental Health and Loving Yourself — Mason Aid
Oct 15, 2018
A Kind of Freedom — Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Oct 08, 2018
Hacking Parenting, Mindfully & Intentionally — Asha Dornfest
Oct 01, 2018
Transitioning Back to Work After a Career Break — Rita Kakati Shah
Sep 24, 2018
Operating Best Practices + Systems Manual for House and Home — Renée Warren
Sep 17, 2018
Building the Courage Habit — Kate Swoboda
Sep 10, 2018
Journaling For Clarity
Sep 03, 2018
Anna Gannon — Meditation and Mindfulness
Aug 27, 2018
What Surprised Me Most About Parenting
Aug 20, 2018
The Power of Sisterhood — Nisha Moodley
Aug 13, 2018
How I Launched the Mastermind + Lessons Learned
Aug 06, 2018
Peng Scheerer — Finding Your Artistic Voice As A Mother
Jul 30, 2018
Morning Routines
Jul 23, 2018
Planning Ahead for Maternity Leave as an Entrepreneur — with Arianna Taboada
Jul 16, 2018
Mental Health Toolkit
Jul 09, 2018
Rebekah Borucki — Changing Your Life In Four Minutes
Jul 02, 2018
Building a Postpartum Support Team and A Roadmap to Recovery
Jun 25, 2018
Postpartum Recovery and Healing the Body — with Physical Therapist Dr. Shefali Christopher
Jun 18, 2018
Why to Join a Mastermind (And How to Start Your Own)
Jun 11, 2018
Postpartum Recovery: Healing, Being a New Mom, and Nutritional Health (Lily Nichols, RDN)
Jun 04, 2018
Differences Of Opinion — Mini Episode
May 28, 2018
A Work-in-Progress Approach to Entrepreneurship & Parenting (Michele Hansen)
May 21, 2018
Honoring Mother's Day — Mini Episode
May 14, 2018
Building a Startup Without the Grind (Laura Roeder)
May 07, 2018
Connection, Friendship and Kindred Spirits — Mini Episode
May 02, 2018
Alex Jamieson — Powerful Boundaries, Creative Risks and the Fuck It List
Apr 30, 2018
It's Okay If Your Baby Cries — Mini Episode
Apr 25, 2018
Postpartum Depression, Daycare and Whether or Not to Be a Parent (Kathleen Shannon)
Apr 23, 2018
Your Body — Mini Episode
Apr 18, 2018
High-Risk Pregnancy and the Mind-Body Connection (Parijat Deshpande)
Apr 16, 2018
Within Your Control: An Exercise — Mini Episode
Apr 11, 2018
Michelle Florendo — Starting Your Own Coaching Practice
Apr 09, 2018
3 Essential Postpartum Lists — to Protect Your Time and Energy
Apr 04, 2018
Life Happens
Apr 02, 2018
Habit Shift — Mini Episode
Mar 28, 2018
Real Food, Prenatal Nutrition and Mindful Eating — with Lily Nichols, RDN
Mar 26, 2018
All The Single Ladies — Mini Episode
Mar 21, 2018
Toi Smith — Designing Your Vision, Mission and Values
Mar 19, 2018
4 Ways to Get Better at Saying No — Mini Episode
Mar 14, 2018
Val Geisler — Hiring People Who Are the Right Fit
Mar 12, 2018
The Three Phases of the Writing Process — Mini Episode
Mar 07, 2018
Tara Gentile — Getting Back to What Matters with a Rebrand
Mar 05, 2018
Tepsii — Race, Social Justice and Political Branding
Feb 26, 2018
Tepsii — Ask For The Damn Sale
Feb 19, 2018
Danielle LaPorte — Truthbombs on Parenting, Entrepreneurship and Pleasure
Feb 12, 2018
Radically Better Parental Leave: Adding a Workplace Advocate (Tracy Candido and Karina Mangu-Ward)
Feb 05, 2018
Imago, Infertility and 50/50 Parenting (Tracy Candido and Karina Mangu-Ward, Part 2)
Jan 29, 2018
Taking a Maternity Leave When You Run Your Own Business — Stacey Trock of FreshStitches
Jan 22, 2018
Motherhood, Tech Startups and Relinquishing Control — Sara Mauskopf of Winnie
Jan 15, 2018
Unifying Work and Family Through Entrepreneurship — Amber Anderson of MORE
Jan 08, 2018
Redefining What It Means to be an Extraordinary Woman — Author and Activist Tiffany Dufu
Jan 01, 2018
Sales, Leadership, and Carving Your Own Path — Bridget Gleason of
Dec 25, 2017
The Invisible Emotional Weight of Infertility
Dec 18, 2017
Live and Learn—Out Loud
Dec 11, 2017
Decision-Making with Head and Heart — Bonnie Foley-Wong of Pique Ventures
Dec 04, 2017
America's Maternal Bias Against Women in the Workplace — Sarah Lacy of Chairman Mom
Nov 27, 2017
Culture Change Starts with Stories — Core Value #10
Nov 24, 2017
Sixth Gear — Core Value #9
Nov 23, 2017
Feelings Matter — Core Value #8
Nov 22, 2017
Do Things Differently — Core Value #7
Nov 21, 2017
What Work Looks Like Today is Broken— Core Value #6
Nov 20, 2017
Things Rarely Go According to Plan — Core Value #5
Nov 17, 2017
Life is Not All Hard Labor — Core Value #4
Nov 16, 2017
Work Life Balance is a Myth — Core Value #3
Nov 15, 2017
There is Deep Power in Community — Core Value #2
Nov 14, 2017
The Three Most Important Words — Core Value #1
Nov 13, 2017
Implementing ‘The Pause’ in Parenting and Business
Nov 09, 2017
Pleasure, Radical Honesty and Turning into Your Body — Molly Mahar
Nov 06, 2017
Allowing Motherhood to Transform Me — Stephanie Jhala
Oct 27, 2017
Choosing the Simple Moments — Erin Boyle of Reading My Tea Leaves
Oct 20, 2017
Achieve More by Doing Less and Being Present — Kate Northrup
Oct 18, 2017
Entrepreneurship to Heal PTSD Through Yoga — Natalia Quiñones
Oct 13, 2017
Divorce, Pregnancy, and Being Knocked Sideways — Tamsen Webster
Oct 06, 2017
Hustling & Networking as an Introvert — Morra Aarons-Mele
Oct 04, 2017
The Fifth Trimester and Supporting New Moms — Lauren Smith Brody
Sep 29, 2017
Becoming A Foster Parent and Entrepreneur in One Year — Nicole Walters
Sep 29, 2017
Work Flexibility is the Future — Annie Dean, co-Founder of Werk
Sep 29, 2017
Why We Started This Show — Sarah Peck
Sep 26, 2017