INTRODUCTION

You Can Do This

Finding Success and Satisfaction as a Working Mother or Father

You’re a working parent or planning to become one. And you’re feeling daunted, conflicted, exhausted—or all three—by what you’re going through, or by what lies ahead.

How could you not? It’s already hard to lead a healthy, full life and succeed on the job, much less build a long-term career. When you then also become a mother or father, and are raising children you love more than anything, it stretches you to extraordinary new limits: personal and professional, practical and emotional. It’s normal to be overwhelmed.

But what if things could be different? Think what it would be like to have more confidence in your ability to combine work and family—and ...

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