Watch: Music Business & Family: Motherhood & Music Brings Together Powerhouse Moms Working In Music
Presented by the Recording Academy's Chicago, New York, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia Chapters, in partnership with MusiCares, Music Business & Family: Motherhood & Music brought together seven superwomen to talk about balancing life as a working mom.
The lively virtual conversation (watch in full below), moderated by GRAMMY-winning singer-songwriter Melanie Fiona, featured five working moms in music: singer, educator and music publisher Kaisha Blackstone, pianist of GRAMMY-winning ensemble Eighth Blackbird Lisa Kaplan, GRAMMY-nominated soul/R&B artist Maysa, GRAMMY-nominated Ethiopian-born singer-songwriter Wayna and President/Chief Creative Officer of one77 Music publishing Jennifer Blakeman. MusiCares-affiliated therapist Robin Hornstein, who is also a mother, joined the insightful, honest chat as well.
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They got real on topics including self-care, balancing priorities, thriving as a single mother, setting boundaries and keeping your family healthy during a pandemic.
"You know what's the most revolutionary thing we can do during all of this? We can be joyful. Even just in little moments during the day," Hornstein shared.