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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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Peaceful Parenting on Busy Days: A New Podcast Episode

Peaceful Parenting on Busy Days: A New Podcast Episode

Oh that morning routine. If it goes smoothly, you feel like an overachieving machine, just executing and checking off the to-do list to perfection: breakfast, made. Lunches, made. Backpacks, packed. Children, dressed and fed. Teeth ...

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Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads

Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads

“Do you help out a lot?”  I asked this question to many, many different dads I know in the pre-production research stage of our newest podcast: Talking Fatherhood with Millennial Dads, and generally got the ...

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Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Pregnancy: Telling Your Boss & Colleagues

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is a popular article from The Family Room blog archives: The minute I found out I was pregnant, I couldn’t wait to tell the world. This is my first child and ...

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My Toddler Doesn’t Want to Leave Daycare at Pick-Up Time

My Toddler Doesn’t Want to Leave Daycare at Pick-Up Time

My son has been throwing fits during pick-up time at daycare recently. It’s a new phenomenon and one that has been tough for both my wife and I. We are thrilled he likes being with ...

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When Your Spouse Travels for Work

When Your Spouse Travels for Work

It’s coming up on just about three years that my husband consistently travels for business. He typically travels every other week and mostly heads to Atlanta or Chicago, with the occasional stint to California. I ...

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It’s the Little Things: 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

It’s the Little Things: 14 Moments of Pure Happiness

“Enjoy the little things in life because one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.” – Robert Breault One of my favorite pieces of advice I learned from Dr. Marti and ...

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