Wednesday, November 14, 2007

The 36-Hour Day: Full-time, all the time

My latest post is up over at The 36-Hour Day. Here's an excerpt:

So, how do I manage to squeeze 36 hours into my day? The way I figure it, I spend about 12 hours a day at the office, commuting to or from the office, researching work-related projects, telecommuting, or doing freelance work at home. But I spend 24 hours a day being a parent, a spouse, and “Chief Cook and Bottle Washer” (or, as I like to see it, “Chief, Cook, and Bottle Washer” — it’s all in the punctuation). So, 12 + 24 = 36.

If my budget could take the hit, I might consider cutting myself some work-related slack. Then again, I might not. It’s a moot point anyway. But I’ve been working for so long that I suspect that I don’t really know how to stop. ... [More]

Read the rest here (and, while you're at it, check out the rest of the Work It, Mom! site)!

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