This livestream “Parenting From The Trenches” episode originally aired on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. EDT. The topic is “Work-Life Balance” with special guest Sarah Cody, award-winning journalist and reporter for Fox 61 and the Hartford Courant and host of the “Mommy Minute”.
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August 25, 2017: Episode #6 “Work-Life Balance” with guest Sarah Cody
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June 14, 2017: Episode #4 “Screen Time and Family Technology Use” with guest Michael Robb of Common Sense Media
May 24, 2017: Episode #3 “Addiction Awareness and Prevention” with guest Dan Millstein
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March 22, 2017: Episode #1 “Grit” with guest Michelle Reynolds Ph.D., a Licensed Psychologist with Hopewell Health Solutions
I get it. You want to spend as much time as possible with your kids while they are still around. Plus there is always something that needs done. But those bills don’t pay themselves. Here is my advice for balancing work and life as a parent.
Balancing work and kids is truly a juggling act. We all want to excel at our careers, but this is usually at the expense of spending time with our children and partner. Your work-life balance probably needs to be adjusted if you find yourself consistently unable to witness your child’s milestones or attend their events and activities.
Beginning with the day a woman finds out she is pregnant the worry about infant daycare becomes part of her everyday worries. There are always the concerns about the baby being healthy, being a good parent, and how well the delivery will go.