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Finding Work/Life Balance as a Working Mom

Finding Work/Life Balance as a Working Mom

There are days when I think I’ve got this parenting thing totally under control. Then there are days where I just want to call out sick from work and stay in bed all day. Oh, ...

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Work/Life Balance: Balance Does Not Mean Perfection

Work/Life Balance: Balance Does Not Mean Perfection

Every graduation season, I’m always excited to see which speech wins the unofficial award for graduation speech of the year–the one that manages to touch and inspire both the graduate and the graduate’s dad and ...

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Work/Life Balance: The Real Cost of Flexible Work Schedules

Work/Life Balance: The Real Cost of Flexible Work Schedules

If there is some sort of nirvana for working parents, it has to be cracking the code of the infamous work/life balance. Frankly, the whole concept barely aligns with my work personality. But I’m trying ...

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Work/Life Balance Tips: 5 Tips for Adjusting to a Reduced Schedule

Work/Life Balance Tips: 5 Tips for Adjusting to a Reduced Schedule

I always see advice written for moms on re-entering the workforce after a maternity leave or extended time at home; but, I’m not sure I have read anything that offers guidance on how to navigate ...

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A Mom’s Work/Life: Balance vs. Integration

A Mom’s Work/Life: Balance vs. Integration

Work/life balance has always seemed like a strange phrase to me. Perhaps it’s because it’s often felt so unattainable. When I say that, I don’t mean to say my work is so demanding that I ...

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Are you off balance?

Visit the CNN Work/life balance calculator and see in living color how balanced you are.  We wondered which category taking care of your family falls in to. Work? Leisure? Chores?  What do you think?

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New Podcast: Making Work and Life Fit

New Podcast: Making Work and Life Fit

These days, it’s natural to talk incessantly about work-life balance: wanting to be successful at work, but then, wanting to be a more present parent, keep the house presentable, have healthy homemade dinners, take family ...

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How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

How Do Busy Parents Make Time for Friends?

For busy working parents, fitting in exercise, grocery shopping, and some “me” time can be tough. Finding time to reconnect with friends? That’s even more challenging. We asked our Family Room bloggers to share how ...

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Working from Home: 5 Secrets to Success

Working from Home: 5 Secrets to Success

Working from home means you skip the commute – unless you count the ten-second walk to your desk. But it also means that your house becomes your office. For working parents just like you, it ...

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Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Parenting Resolutions for 2017: Simplify and Be More Present

Happy 2017! We hope that you had a fun New Year’s Eve and your 2017 is off to a great start! The beginning of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to begin anew and to prioritize ...

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