Working Moms: Striking That Elusive Work-Life Balance


Working moms, both full time and part time have the ongoing challenge remain their children’s mom, available 24/7 whilst carving out a career.


Moms have always been our unsung superheroes, and the pandemic only brought to light just how hard they work.


Over the last fifty years, striking a balance between work and motherhood has posed a problem for families across the United States.

How Do You Make the  Work-Life Balance Work?

“Know how to set boundaries,” says working mom Julie Cameron. The owner of Family Trips and Travels has three children, ages 3, 5, and soon to be 7.

Julie knows it’s almost impossible to strike a perfect balance, but setting boundaries is the most important step to her success.

Pandemic Moms

43% of women had at least one full year with no earnings, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, twice the number of men in the same circumstance.

For moms like Alice Wu. “My plan was always to restart my career when the older one was in full-time school, and my youngest could be in full-time care.” She started applying in December 2019.

When she found a job in public relations in January 2022, she encountered a new problem: a child care shortage.

Alice believes this lack of child care means her youngest loses out on important socialization, creativity, and growth.

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