How Homeschooling can fit your Work-life Flow puzzle with Pilar Bewley
Today’s episode is all about how the Work-Life Flow pendulum swings and how to adjust course, one step at a time. Pilar shares how she went all-in with homeschooling first, then focused on her business, and now realized that the next step to work on is to increase self-care. We talk about how important it is to create trusting relationships with your family members in order to achieve a work-life integration that fits your family. Pilar shares tools and tips on how to tackle homeschooling for fi…
Welcome to the Work-Life Flow Podcast
Welcome to the work-life flow podcast I’m your host Kerstin Kirchsteiger, scientist turned Life and Leadership Coach, mom of 2, and dirt loving mountain biker.
In this first episode, I wanted to share the reasons why I created this podcast with you.
I had always put science first in my life, until the birth of my son. It changed everything. I still wanted to finish my Post-Doc strong and worked hard. I became an expert project manager, I was extremely efficien…
Finding Work-Life Flow with Homeschooling and Entrepreneurship with Brenda Jones
Today’s episode is all about knowing that you are the designer of your life. You will learn that defining your core values is not only necessary for letting go of mom guilt, but also makes setting appropriate boundaries easy peasy, and helps free up time for the things that matter to you most.
We also talk about how we manipulate ourselves into believing we're stuck and what it takes to get unstuck. Brenda talks about how, once emotionally triggered, we filter …
The 3 Pillars to Work-Life Balance - It's About Showing Up As a Leader
You’re a mom who had a structure and system in place to make it all work, your career, partner and kids, school and extracurricular activities. Suddenly, this system was pulled out from under your feet like a rug, and you felt like you were drowning in the responsibilities of having to do it all by yourself.
You relished the quality moments you had with your kids and feel you want more of it. The idea of sending your kids back to school full-time and to after-school activities so you can wo…
4 models of “Back to School” in California - What will back to work look like for working families under these scenarios?
California’s Department of Education proposed 4 possible scenarios to safely reopen schools in the age of face masks and physical distancing. But what is lacking in this article is any proposed solution for working parents on how to reconcile alternating schedules with work.
- "Two day rotation blended learning model": For example, grades K-3 attend school Monday/Wednesday, while grades 4-6 attend on Tuesday/Thursday. All students do distance learning Friday.
- "A/B week…
Be the Change - Reimagining Work-Life Balance post Covid-19
This crisis has thrown our lives over, like a birthday cake that landed upside down on the floor. We’re picking up the pieces and putting them together like a puzzle to make things work. We struggle with the uncertainty. Working from home (if you’re lucky), remote learning with kids, emotionally supporting the kids, cooking, checking our finances, keeping the house neat and clean,... it’s been a lot. We humans are adaptable and women especially give a lot. Often by not taking the rest and …