Episode 144: Jessica Turner
Jessica Turner joins me today. She is the author of Stretched Too Thin: How Working Moms Can Lose the Guilt, Work Smarter, and Thrive. She is also the founder of the lifestyle blog, The Mom Creative AND she works full-time in corporate America. Her family includes three kids (ages 10, 7 and 3) and her husband, Matthew.
Her new book is like a practical handbook to help coach you when you feel stretched too thin—to help you find your rhythm and discover a life of contentment where you are.
We start by talking about some unsaid pressures we face when it comes to being working moms and the guilt that sometimes follows. And then we dive into some very practical Survival Skills or life hacks if you will. We talk about what to do about food, home management, self-care, commuting and school participation. So many good practical tips were tucked into this conversation—I think you’re gonna love it.
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Takeaways From Our Conversation:
I love talking practical in this episode—especially the survival skills:
Describe what you imagined having kids and working would look like? In what ways is it totally different?
What is the hardest part of being a working on for you?
What do you do in regards to self-care?
Why are setting boundaries around work and home easy or difficult for you?
In what ways does social media play a role in your discontentment as a working mom?
Which of the survival skills that was talked about do you need help with the most?
What is one thing you want to do this week based on today's conversation?
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