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Who’s Got Your Kids

Once I was visibly pregnant, many assumed I was leaving my restaurant to stay at home with my kids. It felt like I had two choices: abandon my family to pursue my career or stay at home to be a … Continue reading

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Pieces

“A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine.”   — Vera Nazarian

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The Balance

When a hobby morphs into something that enables you to pay the bills, your work-life balance is impacted. That’s my biggest lesson learned…Though I struggled to compartmentalize my professional life, there was a benefit to juggling both a business and … Continue reading

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The Juggle

Think about what you want your life to be like when you’re done caregiving, suggests O’Donnell. When her parents were both diagnosed with terminal illnesses on the same day, she initially felt obligated to give her entire life over to … Continue reading

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Balance

Ongoing duties may have clashed with personal or social arrangements rather too often. However, you’ll gradually find a better balance between what you want to do and what’s expected of you. On occasion, you’ll still feel you’re being pulled in … Continue reading

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