We're so happy to welcome Jessie Gruner back from maternity leave with our two new CIO's and friends, Hayden and Hardin. 👶👶
Having twins 8 weeks early in the middle of a pandemic has been a wild ride to say the least. But if 2020 taught us anything, it’s that we can all do hard things. Especially when we have help and support from our village. Brad and I have been so humbled by the love and support the Pinnacle team and our partners have graced us with as we welcomed Hayden and Hardin into the world. A very special thank you to my amazing team for picking up the pieces left by my very abrupt absence.
My wish for the future is that we can normalize paid parental leave. At Pinnacle Prevention, we are incredibly lucky to have paid parental leave for 12 weeks. Being able to spend those first precious weeks caring for your baby (or babies!) and yourself, is such a priceless gift – the gift of time. It’s something I will forever cherish and be grateful for. Right now we are the exception to what should be the rule. So if you’re an employer, offer paid parental leave to your employees for at least 12 weeks. And if you’re an employee or a job seeker, ask for it!
Jessie Gruner, PHD, RDN
Director of Community Innovation & Supermom
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