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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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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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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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The Family Room – Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

The Family Room – Most Read Blog Posts of 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, we wanted to take a moment to thank you for being one of our valued readers. We see The Family Room blog as a place for us to share our struggles – and wins ...

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Time-Saving Tips for Busy Parents

Time-Saving Tips for Busy Parents

As a busy working parent, it’s easy to feel like you don’t have enough hours in the day to fit everything in. So how do you make the most of the time you do have? ...

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5 Shortcut Dinners for Busy Parents

5 Shortcut Dinners for Busy Parents

When my friends and family learn that I’m giving any sort of cooking advice, they’ll surely chuckle because it’s well known that I’m not much of a fan of cooking. But we do need to ...

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Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

Tips for Commuting with Kids – Share Your Ideas!

Family Room blogger Kate shared some great tips on how to keep your car clean when your co-pilot is a toddler. But keeping the mess under control isn’t the only challenge a parent faces when ...

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Toddler Car Sickness: How Do You Prevent It?

Toddler Car Sickness: How Do You Prevent It?

We’ve spent a decent amount of time on the road with Kayla. We started at three months with our first family road trip to my in-laws, which took about 4-5 hours. We certainly learned a ...

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