#156: How to Support Working Parents – 3 Tips from a Maternal Mental Health Expert

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January 18, 2022 by Kelly

Are you looking how to manage your work/home life especially after having a baby?

Especially as women, it can be stressful to juggle everything we do between home and work, not to mention the added stress of having a baby.

That's why today's guest, Dr. Richelle Whittaker is going to lay out the top 3 challenges for new parents who also work in the corporate world and how they can do these 3 things before the baby comes to help keep them sane through this transitional period of time: before the baby comes, during maternity/paternity leave and going back to the workplace.

Dr. Richelle Whittaker is on a mission to educate and empower parents. She is an educational psychologist, Parenting Coach | Trainer | Maternal Mental Health Expert for Leading Corporations.

She is a leading champion for empowering parents/caregivers to become strong advocates for themselves and their children via education and implementation of specialized treatment plans that address the unique dynamics of ethnic cultures/communities. She is also the founder of ‘Providential Counseling & Consulting Services and Next Steps Educational Consulting Services. She is the author of Burps, Bibs, and Breakdowns: A 90 Day Journal for moms.

This episode covers why this topic isn't just important for parents-to-be, but also the corporations they work for, as turnover is quite costly and several mindset shifts for parents-to-be to prepare for.

This episode is jam-packed full of great ideas, so let's get to it! 


Learn How You Can Prepare Yourself & Those Around You For This Exciting Time...

  • [05:08] How Dr Richelle started her journey and changed paths along the way
  • [09:18] Top 3 challenges for new parents in the corporate world
  • [16:09] How should corporations prepare for their staff to become parents
  • [17:38] What are some key things that new parents can do to keep them sane?
  • [21:43] Mindset shifts to prepare for
  • [25:45] How much does turnover cost a corporation
  • [26:23] How can corporations close this gap - 3 ways


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Links mentioned in this episode:

>> Dr Richelle's Linkedin

>> Free Power of One Framework Masterclass