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.
Coping during the COVID-19 pandemic
The world is a pretty scary place right now. Our mantra: “We are doing the best we can to manage everything that is going on.” See how we’re coping during COVID and share how you’re doing the same.
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.
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?”
Is sleep the new kale?
Jen tried to get good sleep — and failed. Here is why she prefers to stay up late and chooses not to prioritize sleep hygiene.
Environmental Scientist: Issy Stinnette
Issy Stinnette has a really cool job: She’s a marine scientist, specializing in estuary science. She talked to The Juggle about what her job actually entails and the winding route that got her there.
What I learned from a badass woman in finance
Gerry Means built her career in finance during a time when few women, beyond secretaries, worked in large investment banks. She shares her juggle.
How to make going back to work after maternity leave easy
The daily slog of a working parent can be a wearisome one. Jen shares some lessons she’s learned (and lessons she wishes she would learn) to try to manage life after mat leave.
Side hustle stories: Airbnb-ing rooms in your house
Anneliese Tanner shares why she loves hosting on Airbnb, how she pulls it off, and what it’s like to have a rotating cast of strangers in her home.