Episode 06 - Wendy with the Pursuit of Happymess

Wendy Vollans is a Mom of two creative teenage girls and a maker. She does such great projects like small carvings and resin work.  She is also well known as one of the most generous people within the maker community.  She also seems to step into a Mom role helping others within the community make it through their own struggles.  In this episode we dive deep into some personal struggles she has overcome and how making helps make it though many things.

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Episode 05 - Kay Casey with Kay at Home

Kay is a maker working with wood and resin and she is also the mom of a young teenager.  She has been running her own business, Kay at Home, for two years now.  Before that she had another small business that she owned and operated.  Kay does amazing things with wood and resin, but the most important part of her life is her daughter, Madison, who is also a blossoming artist.

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Episode 04 - Brandy Aube with Studio Aube

Brandy Aube is an amazing maker, and the first non-woodworker for the show.  She does stunning work with metal, and oh, she's also a Mom and has a day job. Brandy talks about her childhood, growing up in a family of creatives, teaching her there's nothing she cannot do.  She has been welding and fabricating for 18 years, plus she can refinish furniture and upholster! Oh, and did I mention her and her husband built their house while she was pregnant with her son?  So much fun and inspiration packed into this episode, don't miss out!

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Episode 02 - Ellen Smith with Little Bare Furniture

In Episode 02 I have the great pleasure of speaking with Ellen Smith of Little Bare Furniture in Ohio.  If you aren't following her journey, you need to be!  She has a degree in sculpture, is a wife, mom of 2, and absolutely rocking the world of carving and creating sculpted chairs, benches, tables, planters.  So sit back, and enjoy this awesome interview to learn more about her journey of being a wood artist and a mom, and managing it all!

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Episode 01 - Introduction

In this very first episode of the Maker Mom Podcast, I bring you the story of me, your host, Katie Freeman.  Things like how I got my start in making and how I juggle a part-time job, my own business, and a family.  I answered all of the same questions that I ask all the other maker moms to answer on a weekly basis.

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