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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 30: Strategies for Pumping at Work

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 30: Strategies for Pumping at Work

If you’re a new nursing mom who’s planning to return to work and give pumping a try, you may have questions about how to navigate the experience. Maybe you’ve seen colleagues go through it, or ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 28: (Rewind) Secrets of Successful Parents

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 28: (Rewind) Secrets of Successful Parents

You’ve probably been there: juggling the parent to-do list, adjusting to shifting schedules and needs, rushing to get out the door in the morning, taking mental notes at every turn, stocking the fridge, helping with ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 27: The Motherhood Penalty is Real

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 27: The Motherhood Penalty is Real

You know the saying, “If you want something done, ask a busy person”? Well, we could probably also change that to, “If you want something done, ask a mom.” We found out last year in ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

The Work-Life Equation Ep 26: Single Mom Life

You wake up one morning and your child is sick. You may discuss with your partner how to tackle the curve ball, e.g. “Who will stay home from work? Who will take the child to ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep 24: Working Parent + Two

The Work-Life Equation Ep 24: Working Parent + Two

Everything changes when you add a baby into the mix. Work-life balance, sleep, and priorities all shift, and yet you somehow figure out a way to reallocate your time and make it work. Going from ...

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The Work-Life Equation Ep. 23: VP Moms

The Work-Life Equation Ep. 23: VP Moms

It’s easy to look at successful working moms and think they’ve solved the complex equation of making work and life fit together peacefully. And, perhaps they have cracked the code….or, at least found ways to ...

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The Work-Life Equation: Ep. 22 Building Your Parenting Village

The Work-Life Equation: Ep. 22 Building Your Parenting Village

The proverb, “it takes a village to raise a child,” is no joke. What happens when you suddenly have to work late and can’t pick up the kids? What happens when your kid throws up ...

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The September Shuffle

The September Shuffle

September! It always brings up feelings of a new start, new year, fresh perspective. As a kid, it felt like a growth marker: you’re one year older, one grade higher, a couple inches taller, a ...

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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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The Work-Life Equation: Ep. 18 Work & Life After Twins

The Work-Life Equation: Ep. 18 Work & Life After Twins

We loved getting to know Jessica Alpert Silber! If you’re an avid podcast listener, you’ve probably come across her work at some point – she’s the managing producer of podcasts for WBUR, the NPR station ...

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