Hilary Duff on motherhood, loneliness and how it all goes by so fast
If you were young in the early aughts, you probably remember Hilary from her role as the title character of the iconic Disney series, Lizzie McGuire. Today Hilary is better known for starring in another hit series, TV Land's Younger, in which she plays ambitious young book editor Kelsey Peters.
In addition to Hilary's extensive acting and music career, in recent years she's become well known for being outspoken about the joys and challenges of modern motherhood. She's spoken publicly about her decision to have a home birth and to give up breastfeeding and has shared the admiration she holds for all the fellow moms to her 12.5 million Instagram followers.
In this episode, Hilary chats with Liz about being a mom in the spotlight, why she wants to be a part of the larger conversation around motherhood, and how she manages to be the best mom she can be to her 7-year old son Luca, as well as her 8-month-old daughter Banks.
In 2010, Katia Beauchamp and her Harvard Business School classmate Hayley Barna started Birchbox without ever having even managed another person before. Today, Birchbox is an enormous enterprise and a true, recognizable leader in the beauty business.
In addition to running her beauty empire, Katia is also the mother of four kids. And recently, Katia's sharing more about how she uses meditation and mindfulness as a way to put work and family life challenges in perspective.
She also has been vocal about changing the way that we talk about working motherhood, in her case, sharing why she thinks that becoming a mother has made her a much better CEO.
In this episode, Liz and Katia talk about why she passionately believes that moms—and all parents—are an asset to a company (rather than a liability), and how she stays centered as a CEO and mom of four.