Managing a wedding business is hard. Add kids into the mix and it’s even harder. For all those single parents out there doing it, we are in awe! In this week’s episode of the This Week in Weddings podcast, we’re talking with a New Orleans based wedding planner who is doing just that – managing a business as a single parent. And you guys… she home schools one of her kids too! Hear how she does it all and keeps her head above water in this week’s episode of This Week In Weddings!

About our guest: 

Emily Sullivan is the owner and visionary behind Emily Sullivan Events. She believes that the wedding planning process should be both fun and stress-free! A southern girl at heart, she loves the hospitality aspect of wedding planning and aims to make her clients feel both comfortable and welcome in the city of New Orleans. With over 11 years in the industry and 500+ weddings under her belt, she has the experience and relationships needed to make every wedding day the best! Emily is the inaugural president of the New Orleans WIPA Chapter and has been featured in publications such as BRIDES, Grey Likes Weddings, The Knot and more! She is a sought-after national speaker, with recent and upcoming engagements including The Special Event, NACE, WeddingWire World, and Wedding MBA. 

In this episode, listeners will hear about:

  • How Emily involves her kids in her work
  • How Emily balances her work and homeschooling
  • How having a tribe around her has helped her balance work and personal life
  • How Emily manages the dreaded “mom guilt”

Want to connect with Emily?

Facebook: Emily Sullivan Events

Instagram: @emilysullivanevents

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