BBL192: How to Handle It All as a Working Mom

Moms often need to, or want to, work… but you feel guilty having to handle it all as a working mom. However, the reality of mothering and working is much different than popular beliefs… (and even the myths we have about how working and parenting mix). Join me in today’s episode for an eye-opening look at what it means to be a working mama…

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Topics I Cover in This Podcast:

  • The truth about working mothers and time with children
  • Why part-time work may not be the answer mamas are looking for
  • Do you have to be a frazzled, burned-out mess if you’re working while mothering?
  • Women who are successfully balancing it
  • What’s the official definition of a stay-at-home mom (and why it matters to you)
  • How to find a job that offers you more flexibility
  • Possible options for juggling career and kids during the baby years
  • The working mom’s secret weapon (hint: do this during work hours)
  • COVID brought a big gift to working moms - here’s how to harness it for your family
  • What to do when it’s all feeling crazy!
  • Stepping outside the box to create family connections
  • Why you to ask forgiveness (instead of permission)
  • How to use downtime to get ahead
  • Why split shifts can work for working mamas
  • Understanding seasons and change in a mother’s life (and how this will save you tons of stress)
  • Tips for housework as a working mom
  • The “Mosaic secret” for busy mamas How to identify as a stay-at-home-mama (and find more happiness)
  • Thoughts for single mamas trying to make it

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