PT 2 | Managing expectations, freelance work and parenting in a pandemic with Frankie Tortora
This is the second of three mini episodes of our chat with Frankie Tortora, a freelance graphic designer, mum of two and founder of Doing It For The Kids — a community by and for freelance parents. Stay tuned for the third and final part over the coming week where we talk about working from unconventional spaces, including your car and how she’s investing in herself during these times.
Frankie is also co-host of DIFTK The Podcast with Steve Folland, recipients of Bronze Best Business Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2020.
Our conversation took place in August before we knew if the kids were going back to school and between the ever-changing lockdown restrictions in Canada and England.
THINGS WE TALK ABOUT:
- Launching a business in early 2020 and pivoting
- Moderating an online community during uncertain times
- Protecting what we’ve built during the pandemic
- Hitting the reset button as a creative professional and a parent
- Setting boundaries with your family when you’re working from home
- When your kids don’t understand what you’re doing
- But said kids also want to use your tech gear
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ABOUT FRANKIE TORTORA
Frankie is a freelance graphic designer, mum of two and founder of Doing It For The Kids — a community by and for freelance parents. Through the DIFTK blog, Facebook community, face-to-face meetups and weekly podcast, Frankie is proving that all sorts of good stuff can occur when self-employed parents are given the opportunity to connect.
CONNECT WITH FRANKIE
Frankie Tortora http://francescatortora.com/
Doing It For The Kids http://www.doingitforthekids.net/
DIFTK The Podcast – Bronze Best Business Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2020! http://www.doingitforthekids.net/diftk-podcast/
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