Making Work/Life Balance Work: Real Mom Tips on How to Make It Easier

We asked working mamas for their secrets to successfully juggling career and family (25 Photos)

Compiled by Sarah Yang on Oct 27, 2012 at 10:53PM

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a Compiled by Sarah Yang on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:08AM

I wish I had known that it would all work out when I went back to work. On my first day back, my daughter woke up three times the night before, spit up on her first two outfits, and I had to turn around to pick up the breast pump I left at home. As much as I wanted to return to my job, I thought, "This is not going to work." A week later, she was sleeping through the night, and we had a routine down. All was well. And, most importantly, my time with her after work and on the weekends was even more special.
- Rebekah, mom of one, Des Moines, Iowa


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