Tag: maternity leave

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Advice for freelancers taking parental leave

New year, new baby? Yet another unique part of being self-employed is that we don’t “get” maternity or parental leave—we have to create it ourselves. No problem! We create our own businesses…so heck yes, we can handle creating some paid parental leave too. With proper planning, it can be … Read On ›

Oh baby! I’m back in action.

I’m back in action! In my pre-baby post, 9 Tips for Freelancing and Maternity Leave, I outlined my plans for time off with my new daughter, Julia. I’m happy to say that everything went swimmingly! It made me wonder how the heck I ever survived my haphazard … Read On ›

Oh, baby! Freelancing and maternity leave.

If you didn’t catch my last newsletter where I shared the news, my second child—a baby girl!—is due to arrive October 2nd. Since self-employment doesn’t come with maternity leave, I had to create my own. Although I will miss the day-to-day at Jill Lynn Design, I’m taking time … Read On ›