Season 2, Episode 2: Live Your Champagne Life, with Danielle Vardaro

Do you want to live your champagne life as a working mom, and find the joy in the little things while setting up your life and career for success?

In this week’s episode, I talk with Danielle, an amazing mom and CEO of Bubbles and Babes, and we talked about living your champagne life as a working mom. We delved into helpful tips of maximizing your work space and schedule, as well as getting to understand yourself more in the process.

We also talk about:

04:24 Settling down with twin boys

06:15 Bubbles and Babes Inc.

07:47 Finding a community in the wee hours

10:12 Identity confusion post-partum

14:31 Recognizing who we are, what we need and what we don’t need

15:58 Finding that silver lining

17:38 Celebrating the small moments

19:08 ”Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is an opportunity for me to rise.”

21:14 Taking in the lessons

25:01 Self pep-talk

32:00 Self-care and becoming your fullest form

33:28 Your morning routine

35:56 ”How do I set myself up for success?”

39:02 Bozoma Saint John and Michelle Obama 

41:40 Investing in what matters to you

Juggling between being a mom and a businesswoman can often be straining, but embracing both roles will always be something to be proud of. Doing so, it matters that you take time to realign your goals with your vision and purpose. Doing so will create a ripple of intentional positive effects that will ultimately help build the life of your dreams.

Check out Bozoma Saint John’s ‘The Badass Workshop’:

And Michelle Obama’s Podcast:

Spotify: The Michelle Obama Podcast

To find out more about Danielle Vardaro, head on over to:


Instagram: @bubblesandbabes

Find her “Branding Bundle” for working moms where you will get access to amazing resources in your journey towards your dream career:






Check out my Podcast Giveaway by visiting and find the full details of every single prize available today. Just follow the instructions on the website to claim yours.

Link to Mini-Course of Discovering the Path to Your Purpose:


Our mission is to EMPOWER, CONNECT, EDUCATE, and help each other CREATE FULL, FABULOUS LIVES punctuated with many CHAMPAGNE MOMENTS.

I decided to launch Bubbles & Babes because I wanted to create a stronger, more collaborative, and more realistic space for the Modern Day Working Mom. A place where we could share our experiences, efficiencies and life hacks. Because working and momming is hard and it takes a village. Because moms are Superheroes who deserve to thrive in all seasons of life. Because I believe you can have it all, just not all at once. And I believe that living our best lives while raising good humans is totally doable and achievable by all when we lean on and learn from each other. 

People often ask me how I do it all, from being a mom of twins, to working full time, to prioritizing health and fitness, to maintaining an active social life. And the short answer is: I don’t do it alone. And you don’t have to either — I created this space so we could all have the ultimate Mom Tribe. Bubbles & Babes is a curated destination for empowerment, community and shared expertise for the Modern Day Working Mom.

You can have it all… just not all at once.

If you are loving the content on Confessions of a Working Mom Podcast, please Rate and Review! I read every single review and am so thankful for the moms I’m reaching across the world. I appreciate your continued support of the Confessions of a Working Mom Podcast!

Podcast Giveaway:

In celebration of wrapping up Season #1 of the Confessions of a Working Mom Podcast, I am hosting a giveaway for listeners! It’s been such an amazing first season, and I’m excitedly prepping for Season #2 coming in 2021.

All you have to do is leave a review of the podcast in Apple podcasts, screen shot the review and send me a DM on Instagram of the screen shot, @theworkingmomcollective

or send an email to

I’m very excited to announce an amazing prize pack featuring products from mamas that have been guests on the podcast this season!

1. “Word to Your Mother” Journal from @letmamaworkit

2. Working Mama Coffee Mug from @confessionsofacorporatemom

3. One-Hour Free Consultation with Kim Didrikson of Learning Motherhood (Our maternity and return to work coaches can support you from pregnancy, preparing to return back to work, and adjusting to becoming a working mom. We are here for you every step of the way.)

4. Virtual Coffee Date and Personal Branding Assessment with Danielle Vardaro of @BubblesandBabes

5. Village Audit with Emily Siegel of @theconnectedmomlife

(The Village Audit Exercise gives you a clear picture of what you could use more of to enjoy truly life-giving connections and support as a mom. After completing the audit, enjoy a 20-minute consult with Emily from The Connected Mom Life.)

6. Mama Compliment cards from @ourrobinsnest

7. Working Mom T-Shirt from Carmen Benton, @theconfidentworkingmom

8. Website Audit or Consultation from Kelli Femrite. In addition to running The Working Mom Collective and hosting the Confessions of a Working Mom Podcast I also run a creative and technical web design and marketing agency. I’d love to offer a 30-minute free consultation to evaluate your website, or give you some pointers on how to create a website so you can pursue your dreams in 2021!

Just leave a review, screen shot and send the screen shot over to me and you’ll be entered to win one of these fabulous prizes. These prizes are still available!! Enter to win today!

You can DM me on Instagram @theworkingmomcollective to enter to win!

Thank you so much for your continued support of the Confessions of a Working Mom Podcast and I cannot wait to bring you more amazing content throughout 2021.

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I’m a working mom, blogger, podcaster + side hustler, helping you through this crazy and imperfect road of working motherhood!

I had a dream after my daughter was born (she just turned 5!) to create a life and career that I love, while being present for my family.

I didn’t think that as working moms we should have to choose between having a career we love and an engaged and present family life.

The Working Mom Collective Blog was created out of my dream, and now I’ve taken it a step further and put the Confessions of a Working Mom Podcast out into the world!

My mission has become to help other working moms pursue their dreams, whatever they may look like (I’m not judging – You have to do what makes YOU happy mama!)

If I can reach just one other mama and show her there is a better way to pursue your career goals while raising your family, then I will consider myself successful.

Now let’s tackle this sometimes hectic, but AMAZING journey of working motherhood together!


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