Meet Samantha Gutstadt: LA Mama, Actress, & Digital Content Creator
“Don't wait for permission to be creative. Give yourself the permission and go create! The rest will follow.”
What do you do and what led you to this career?
I am a content creator, comedian and actress. I started traditionally as an actress in Canada doing TV, movies and commercials. Motherhood actually led me to where I am today! When I became a mom I wanted to take control over my own career and create content for moms. That's how “Don't Call Me Mommy” was founded.
What is the name and age of your little ones?
Ryder is 6 years old and Asher is 4 years old.
What has been your biggest career achievement thus far?
I think having a 5 part series on FabFitFun! and casting Nick Viall to play my husband in our new series for Parents.com.
What is the most rewarding aspect of being a mother?
The love. The selfless, infinite love.
And what is the most challenging?
The tantrums and time juggling of being a working mama.
What is your best advice for someone new to your industry?
Don't wait for permission to be creative. Give yourself the permission and go create! The rest will follow.
What is your best advice for a new mother?
Tomorrow is a brand new day. You've got this!
What's next for you? Do you have an exciting projects coming up?
I do! “Don't Call Me Mommy” is shooting a new series this month for Parents.com, and we are moving into TV as well.