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Balance is a Lie

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I like to imagine “balance” as this peaceful state of mind. It’s this feeling that everything is occurring in symbiotic coexistence. My life, my work, my personal happiness, it’s all at this serene, cue ocean wave white sound noises. That’s what balance is, right? It’s the perfect (by definition) system, …

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For The Love Of God, I Need Kids Back in School Full Time

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Winter break is over. Kind of. 3 weeks plus one day. I think in theory this balanced calendar sounds great, but my opinion? IT’S WAY TOO DAMN LONG. As a working mom, I find that there is a significant void of camps/activities for kids the first two weeks of break. …

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Choosing to Work

Sometimes being a working mom means your kid joins you in the office...if you're lucky.

Sometimes I have weeks where I arrogantly think, “I’ve got this. Motherhood? Check. Career? Check. Clean house? Hahahahahahhaah.” This has not been one of those weeks. This has been a week of morning toddler break downs, too much laundry, not enough groceries and nowhere near enough time in the day …

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