Today I talk with the wonderful Kari Shipman. Kari is a mom to one baby girl, and the owner and creative director of Juniper James whose tagline is “Fashion Moving People Forward.” Kari is also the official and exclusive stylist for Kidaround Magazine. In this episode we talk about how she had to slow down her crazy work schedule before becoming a mom, her passion for helping people and especially new moms and about realizing how much the little stuff ceases to matter after becoming a parent. She also gives some neat ideas for memory keeping during pregnancy and throughout baby’s first year. Enjoy!
You can find Kari’s work with Juniper James here. I love her concept of “Maternal Maven Makeovers”
Check out her styling work at Kidaround Magazine.
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Today I chat with the amazingly talented Elizabeth Laime of the Totally Married and Totally Mommy podcasts and formerly of the now defunct Totally Laime podcast. I was so excited to have her on, as her podcasts are two of my absolute favorites that I look forward to every week. She is mom to one baby girl who just over a year old, a comedy writer and wife to Andy who is a record producer. She and Andy host their weekly Totally Married Podcast while she co-hosts Totally Mommy with a different mom friend each week.
In this episode we discuss her experience having her first birth at the Del Mar Birth Center in Pasadena, what led her to switch from an OB/GYN to a Midwife and all of the extreme feelings that come along with the first year of motherhood. We also talk about the benefits of prenatal couples counseling and that although the identity shift that takes place during the first year is a massive one, you WILL get your identity mojo back, in time. Elizabeth is wonderful and hilarious and I think you will really enjoy this episode!
You can find out more about her and about her podcasts at www.totallylaime.com