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Purpose Gathering Podcast

Are you overwhelmed trying to juggle all the things as a mom and photographer? Wishing there was someone who would swoop in and take care of YOU for once? 

I’m excited to help you step into the role of CEO in your motherhood and your business.

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The Go-To Podcast for Mom Photographers who are ready to step into the role of CEO 

Get ready to feel encouraged and empowered with honest truth, mindset shifts, practical tools and strategies to prioritize yourself, enjoy motherhood, and grow a thriving and profitable photography business.


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Business

Ep 75. Marketing your Business with Relationship Marketing

Today’s topic is one that I think a lot of photographers find a little bit scary, and it can feel really overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with marketing. I want to unpackage the idea of relationship marketing by making it simple and fun. So what exactly is relationship marketing? Relationship marketing focuses more on long-term customer relationships […]

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Business

Ep 74. Simple Ways to Streamline Client Communication

This topic is something that is super important to me, because it used to take up so much of my time. At the end of the day, we want to make sure we’re using our time wisely and not getting caught up in the never ending back and forth with our clients. I want to […]

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Business

Ep 73. Identifying + Attracting your Ideal Clients

I am so excited to be here with you today to chat about ideal clients and also how repel clients we don’t want to work with. Let’s be real, as you continue your photography journey, there will come a point when you want to start declining certain clients. You don’t want to work with everyone, […]

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Business

Ep 72. The Power of Niching Down

Hey mama, welcome back to the blog! I am so excited for today because The Purpose Gathering is currently being relaunched to cater specifically to mompreneurs who are new or existing photographers and want to take their business to the next level. For those mamas who aren’t photographers, you are absolutely welcome here, as I […]

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Business

Ep 71. Growing a Business that’s Bigger than Yourself with Tina Forsyth

Today, I welcome Tina Forsyth, a mom of two and the owner of an online training and coaching company, where she works with individuals in the areas of leadership coaching and transition and helping them to grow and expand their business.  She speaks about building mental toughness and the critical mindset shifts that we as […]

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Productivity

Ep 70. Handling Distractions + Interruptions While You’re Working

Last week I touched on how to set the tone for your work blocks and then actually follow through with your tasks. Today’s post is a follow-up to that topic. I’m going to dive deep into how you can handle distractions and interruptions while you’re working. Let’s face it, this happens so often. So if you’re […]

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Productivity

Ep 69. Setting the Tone for Your Work Blocks + Following Through

I am so excited to chat with you about how you can learn how to set the tone for your work blocks, and tips for following through on your task list. I’m going to start by helping you figure out how to set the tone for your designated work blocks. So when you actually get […]

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Parenting

Ep 68. Surviving School Breaks with Kids at Home

I can’t wait to talk about today’s topic, which is how to survive school breaks with your kids at home. These are tips that you can take and things you can do to make it easier on yourself, more enjoyable for your kids and actually be able to get some work done in the process.  […]

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Self-Care

Ep 67. Taking Ownership of Healing your Illness with Monique Hessler

I had the distinct pleasure of recently welcoming Monique Hessler to The Purpose Gathering. Monique is a wellness coach, photographer, wife, and mother of three. After suffering 12 years from a series of debilitating chronic illnesses, Monique managed to heal her body naturally through food and understanding the concept of nervous system dysregulation.  She is a […]

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Self-Care

Ep 66. Why Margin in Your Calendar is Crucial to Self-Care

Hey there mama! Welcome back to the blog. I am so excited that you’ve decided to visit again. So for those of you that might have landed on this blog for the first time, welcome! My name is Ashley Freehan, and I am the founder of The Purpose Gathering, which is an online community that […]

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Self-Care

Ep 65. Creative Unconventional Self-Care Ideas

Today, I want to share three very creative, yet unconventional self-care ideas. They are different from the traditional bubble bath or massage that we would normally think of as regular self-care activities. So let’s get right to it. 1. Essential Oils Essential oils have become very popular lately, and I have personally benefited from their […]

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Parenting

Ep 64. Lost Innocence and Why I’ve Decided to Homeschool

Today, I’m going to be very vulnerable with you and share my thoughts on the idea of lost innocence of my children and the decision to transition to homeschooling. It has never been on my radar, and it’s never something that I’ve considered, so I want to walk you through my journey to this decision. […]

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My mission is to help fellow momtogs (mama photographers!) experience success in business and in motherhood. As an Arizona brand photographer for mompreneurs, I’m passionate about capturing authentic images that show off my clients’ unique personalities so they can connect with their ideal clients. And as an online business coach for momtogs, I LIVE for helping mamas experience incredible transformations that help them build a business they love, without sacrificing their precious time with their littles.

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I help mom photographers stand out and succeed through strategic business coaching and authentic brand images.

Everything I do stems from my passion for helping mompreneurs build a thriving business they love, while still being the involved mama they want to be. I can’t wait to work together!

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