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8 Working Moms Share how they Find Work-Life Balance

There’s no denying that working moms are masters at multitasking. But, between changing diapers, setting up playdates and juggling conference calls, today’s career women are struggling to live up to unrealistic work-life balance expectations. Not only are they carpooling, cooking dinner and creating Pinterest-worthy birthday parties. They’re also spending countless hours at the office climbing their way up the corporate ladder. “Expectations are…

5 Strategies for Working While Pregnant

Between physical changes, emotional highs and lows, childbirth preparation classes, appointments with practitioners, dietary restrictions, tests and, of course, frequent trips to the bathroom, being pregnant readjusts your priorities. And then there’s work, which somehow has to mesh with the demands of the ever-growing baby inside you. If you’re healthy, experiencing a normal pregnancy without complications and work in a…

Workin’ Moms Creator Catherine Reitman Gets Real About Parenthood

If there’s anyone who knows what it’s like to be a working mom, it’s Catherine Reitman. With the release of Workin’ Moms’ second season on Netflix, Reitman, who co-created the show with husband Philip Sternberg, opened up to PEOPLE about her own struggles as a working mother and the inspiration behind her hit show. Before the show’s conception — they’re currently filming…

6 Tips For Finding ‘Me’ Time

Spending time with your baby is wonderful. It’s one of the most rewarding and special parts of motherhood. But it’s also important to spend time on YOU, de-stressing and taking care of yourself. And not just running out to get a haircut or to pick up groceries. We’re talking about the bubble bath, getting lost in a new book, and…

Reese Witherspoon on Being a Working Mom

In a perfect world, us moms would just clone ourselves. One clone could be at the office; another could be carpooling the kids. But the world’s not perfect and, unfortunately, we just can’t be everywhere at once. Reese Witherspoon knows how it is. The 41-year-old mom of three (daughter Ava, 18, and sons Deacon, 14 and Tennessee, 5) has been balancing a busy…

Managing Life After Baby

From going back to work to financial planning (and everything in between), here’s your guide to getting your life under control during your baby’s first year. Delivery day has come and gone, the number of baby visitors has died down, and you’re beginning to get the hang of this baby care thing. Dirty diapers? No problem! Breastfeeding? You’re a pro! Adjusting to a brand-new…

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