Part 1 & 2: Ashlee Angelus, the Entwined Tales of Motherhood and Entrepreneurship and finding Beauty through the Breakdown

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by Michelle Lasley

Michelle Lasley is a mother, wife in Pacific Northwest learning to balance green dreams with budget realities.

December 30, 2020

This post was first published on December 23, 2020. It was updated with part 2 on December 30, 2020.

Part 1

Introduction to Episode

Today’s guest, Ashlee Angelus, tells us about growing up with labels, breaking through, and the harrowing journey to becoming a mother of a Rainbow Baby. Ashlee shares the entwined tales of motherhood and entrepreneurship.

Podcast Episode Summary

Trigger Warning: part of Ashlee’s story involves the traumatic birth of her rainbow baby. While our language is clean, the topic could be triggering to some listeners.

My guest, Ashlee Angelus, walks us through many experiences from being labeled and told she could do one thing to defying those labels to pursue who she wants to be.

In our conversation, we got caught up in walking through Ashlee’s path to forging her own path, atypical of the norm.


For the mother and Entrepeneur, Ashlee offers one single piece of advice, which is, “Ask for help.”

Part 2

Introduction to Episode

Ashlee Angelus comes back to continue our conversation. We discussed, in-depth the harrowing aspects motherhood can have for some mothers. In this episode, we discuss how she turned those breakdowns into breakthroughs. Ashlee is an expert at finding beauty through the breakdown, and she shares that wisdom with you.

Podcast Episode Summary

Ashlee Angelus is a life and business coach for moms. She loves to help them align their business with them. She specializes in helping moms who have forgotten themselves get reconnected and rekindle the flame that has found its way to burning out. 

Ashlee has found that moms who come to her need to give themselves permission, learn to regain their confidence, and reignite that flame.


  • Put time aside for yourself
  • Ask for help
  • Practice compassion

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