One Secret to Working Mom Success: Be Resilient

Remembering that the road can take me anywhere I'd like to go. Greetings from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania! Things have been busy. I am still a working mom of three, working full time who is trying to make a difference. I do a lot of things and try to be present so that I can learn from them. I share them on this blog so that we can learn together. Below are some thoughts, hacks, and/or lessons that I have learned from navigating my world. This Spring was challenging. The Spring was a bit of a dumpster fire. There were the regular life things like the end of the school year, the change of seasons, and trying to figure out what I want to be when I grow up. And, there were more complicated, intense, personal things that were unexpected, unwanted and completely disruptive. Managing it all while raising my kids, working full time and maintaining my sanity was challenging. But to my credit, while I may have stumbled, I did not fall down. That said, the beginning of July has always repres

Speaking Engagements/Interviews

    Chatón T. Turner, Esq. 

Attorney|Blogger|Speaker|TV Personality|Influencer

Chatón is a litigation avoidance specialist, adjunct law professor, and an advocate for working women. She is dynamic, engaging and energetic speaker with experience in sales, marketing, social media, conflict resolution and the law.

She has been a frequent guest on PCNC "Night Talk" and has also appeared on WQED iQ Smart Parent and is also an accomplished writer. She was a longtime contributor to Parent Society Magazine and has been quoted in the New York Times. And she started her blog, Chaton’s World, in 2006 and wrote about her life as a young lawyer searching for love. After becoming pregnant, she truly found her voice. She became more passionate about issues related to working women trying to achieve work/life balance. As a result, she transformed her blog to focus on work/life balance and pregnancy. When she became  a mother, her wonderful daughter provided her with substantial writing material!

Each child has given her additional perspective and more things to write and speak about. Now that she has three, she truly understands the challenges of being a working mom.

Speaking at Bloggy Con Photo Credit: Rachel Brenke

She has appeared on television numerous times and is an experienced national speaker. Her audiences have included a wide variety of demographics. She enjoys sharing her personal and professional life journey, highlighting relatable experiences of becoming an attorney, overcoming stereotypes, and being a young professional woman. She has also experienced a miracle. In 2009, she suffered a potentially crippling illness while training for a marathon. However, instead of losing her limbs she found a fuller life--full of love and motherhood.

She has spoken before many organizations as a keynote speaker, presenter, moderator, panelist and has served as a Mistress of Ceremonies.

Podcast:  Chaton Turner – Working Motherhood

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To book Chatón email us by clicking on this link. She is available for speaking engagements and interviews.

Speaking Video: Chatón T. Turner 

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o Women’s Groups/Conferences

o Business Events

o Trade Shows and Conventions

o Fundraisers

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Accomplishments and Awards: She is an attorney who is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and North Carolina.  She is also an author, a blogger, and a recipient of numerous honors including being a member of the Gates Chili High School Hall of Fame, a recipient of the Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40 Award P.U.M.P.and Pittsburgh Magazine, 2010Pittsburgh Courier Woman of Excellence (2010), Pittsburgh Magazine Women & Business and a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Person of Interest

Brand Partnerships

Chatón has partnered with brands like The Walt Disney Company, Johnsonville, Verizon, Chick-fil-a, Stoneyfield, GoGo Squeez, Hanes, Carnegie Museums, ARAG Legal Services, Giant Eagle and more!