249. How to be a Podcaster and a Working Parent at the Same Time

249. How to be a Podcaster and a Working Parent at the Same Time

Having kids and a job is hard. It’s even harder to have kids, a job and a side hustle like a podcast. But it is possible, and can be incredibly rewarding. Being a podcaster and a working parent at the same time is about organising, planning and not being too hard on yourself.

On This Episode Of Should I Start A Podcast
Carina O’Brien is a working mumma and a podcaster.

Host of the Working Mumma podcast, Carina is passionate about letting other parents know, especially mothers, that you can add more to your plate without feeling guilty. The Working Mumma site and the podcast are not her only gigs. She actually works full time in the corporate sector and isn’t quite ready to give that up yet. Carina started Working Mumma so that other moms had a place for support and know that they’re most certainly never alone.

In this episode, Carina breaks down how she’s able to work, be a mum and run a podcast all the same time. She’s got a little one at home, and another on the way, so organising, scheduling and prioritising is a must. The pandemic altered her plans a bit, as it did for so many of us, but it made her goals clearer in many ways. Carina speaks about her new plans for the future and what she’s doing to prepare her podcast for maternity leave. If you’re a working parent and worry that it will inhibit your ability to start a podcast, this is the episode to listen to.

Also in this episode:Quote: They wanted some normality. They’ve still got the challenges of being a working parent. Those issues aren’t going away, they haven’t gone away.
  • Carina’s podcasting journey
  • Monetising your podcast
  • Juggling work and home life through the pandemic
  • Carina’s future plans for online courses
  • Ronsley’s obsession with Clubhouse
  • Planning your content

Carina on LinkedIn

Working Mumma

The Working Mumma Podcast

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Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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