Episode 73: Puj Founder and Designer Katie Richardson is Simplifying Parenting

Katie Richardson of Puj is Simplifying ParenthoodKatie Richardson is known for her resourcefulness and clean, minimal design. Her company Puj (pronounced like “pudge”) focuses on “simplifying parenthood” with easy-to-use products for parents. In a few short years, Puj has expanded to 20 countries. Her products have been featured in publications like Parenting, Fit Pregnancy, Pregnancy & Newborn and the Daily Candy. Her innovative, fold-able infant bathtub, the Puj Tub, was awarded by Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine as the #1 Baby Product of 2010. It’s also been featured on the Rachel Ray Show and The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

Inside This Episode

Puj Tub

PUJ Trade Show booth

Katie & Ben Richardson at their first ABC Trade Show (2008)

  • Productivity Tip

Take time to take care of yourself physically, spiritually, mentally.

Katie gets up at 5:30AM and exercises, then eats a very heathy breakfast.  Some days she even gets up at 4:30AM to get some extra work done.

This allows her to clear her mind and be present whether she is with her kids or in a meeting.

  • Other Resources

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