Thursday, August 28, 2008

For working moms, "we" time is as important as "me" time

I was working on some freelance work at the kitchen table; my husband had brought his laptop into the family room, where he was editing video and sound clips. We'd look through the door at each other every once in a while, but the kids were in bed and so our noses were to our respective grindstones. Which is what inspired this post at The 36-Hour Day:

When people talk about working mothers, it’s usually in the context of how we juggle work and family, how we want to maximize time with our kids, how we can (or can’t) have it all, daycare vs. hiring a nanny, and working at home vs. working out of the home vs. being a stay-at-home mom. What they don’t talk about, usually, is how having two parents who work full time impacts your relationship with your spouse. ... [More]
How do you carve out a little "we" time -- especially given the way that money is tight for so many families? Please share your ideas in the comments over at Work It, Mom!

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