11 Working Moms Confess What's Hardest About Trying to 'Have It All'

stressed womanYesterday was my son's 8th birthday. He celebrated by going out for hamburgers with his dad and little sister. I celebrated by taking a break from the conference I'm attending for work and calling him from the hotel lobby to tell him I love him. Even though I love my job, I can't deny that this was one of the harder moments I've had as a working mom.

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Being a working mom can be both personally and financially rewarding, but that doesn't mean it isn't without its challenges, especially when it comes to finding balance between work and home.

I was feeling kind of down about missing my son's birthday, so I decided that misery loves company and asked some other working moms about what they think is the biggest challenge they face. Read on for their thoughtful and candid reflections on the ongoing struggle to find that elusive thing called balance.

 

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