Turns out, juggling parenting in a pandemic with work and without the support of schools and daycare is consuming, complex and just plain HARD.
Life at a Distance: The busy season for career reinvention & health care
Juggle readers adjusting to new socially distant lifestyles: A career coach and a health care professional working their butts off.
Life at a Distance: Giving birth & moving back to Singapore
In our series “Life at a Distance,” we’ll be sharing the experiences of featured Juggle readers adjusting to new socially distant lifestyles post-COVID-19. Julia gave birth to her first daughter and Justine went back to Singapore to be with her family when the virus began to spread in New York.
Sleeping more won’t fix all my problems, but it fixes a lot of them
Jen needs to sleep more. Now that the world is upside-down, it’s harder than ever to keep good sleep habits. But if we don’t take care of ourselves, we’ll never get through this.
Freezing my eggs: a mental health godsend
According to Sarah, the three best things she’s ever done for her mental health are therapy, meditation and freezing her eggs.
All I want for Christmas is to forgive myself for losing my husband’s stupid phone
I lost my husband’s phone. It’s somewhere in the bowels of our little two-bedroom Brooklyn apartment. I was convinced we’d find it, but now it’s been two days. Here’s what happened: last week was chaotic. In addition to the normal December frenzy including birthday parties and events, stressing about Christmas/Hanukkah gifts, and upending and re-booking […]
The Juggle’s family holiday survival guide
Here at The Juggle, we’re all about self care. Jen loves her family, but let’s be honest, sometimes togetherness can take a lot out of you. Here are some strategies to survive and thrive this holiday season.
Confessions of a reluctant parent
Jen never pictured herself as a parent. She always thought kids were loud. Needy. Whiny. Annoying. And, well, that’s all true. But they’re also pretty wonderful.
I prioritized my career and don’t regret it
In a society that often punishes women for being career-driven, we we met a happy professional powerhouse who says “I don’t believe in work-life balance.”
According to this super successful tech CMO, micromanaging your day isn’t the key to success
Carla Piñeyro Sublett got so burned out she decided to quit her job, pull her kids out of school and travel the world. Now she has a new outlook on work.
My friend just had a baby. Will our friendship survive?
Alyssa is constantly left wondering how she can be a good friend to a new mother when she isn’t a mom herself. She asks the two Juggle moms, Jen and Amy for advice.
Tales of the chronically late and neurotically early
Jen and Alyssa give us a glimpse of life in someone else’s shoes, and offer food for thought if you or anyone who know is a hyper-early or hyper-late person.
On womanhood, fertility and being betrayed by your body
Guest blogger Courtney shares her deepest thoughts about being single in her mid-30s contemplating having children. “Do I freeze eggs and hope for the best? Let nature take its course and see what happens to my life over the next few years? Do I try to have a baby now, if the possibility will only decrease?”
What we are reading and listening to this holiday season
Reading fiction makes you nicer. No really. Research says so. Here is what we at the Juggle are reading and listening to this holiday season.
Gratitude hacks from a gratitude slacker
Gratitude is associated with benefits to physical health, mental well-being and relationships. Amy is working on making gratitude her MO — here’s how.
When you need to leave your job
How do you know when it’s time to stop sticking it out and, instead, move on? Alyssa shares five factors she considered when contemplating leaving her job.