Jennifer and I discuss the never-ending list of things to manage a family, the “mental load”, so many working moms carry. Jennifer shares surprising research about who carries the load and advice on how to decrease its impact.
Julie discusses the dangers of helicopter parenting and provides concrete strategies for raising self-aware, productive kids. We then switch gears and talk about how growing up Black bi-racial in America informed her life choices and how she ultimately broke through the negative messages society delivered and learned to accept herself.
Janet shares her winding career journey that has led her to running development for the J. Paul Getty Trust, juggling her hectic work schedule with being present for her kids, and how she takes care of herself in the midst of it all.
Georgene talks about the hustle it takes be the CEO of a fast-growing company, her mission to make workplaces a great place for both men and women, and how she handles it all as the mom of 2 young children and a new baby.
Gemma provides her expertise on the subject of Emotional Labor, addresses the resentment that often arises around the unpaid work done to sustain a family, and gives great examples and advice on how to share responsibilities at home.
Waidehi discusses her global role at Soliya and how she and her family manage her busy travel schedule, how they each adapted when she took on the CEO role, and how she recalibrated when she found herself way off balance.