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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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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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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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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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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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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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Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Best Holiday Gift: The Gift of Kind Words

Editor’s Note: Today’s post is from the archives. In a season of hustle and bustle, working mom Kate shares how a few words of kindness were truly the best holiday gift: A few days ago ...

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