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Mommy Has Needs Too: Keys to a Better Life Blend

While some women find professional or personal satisfaction as full-time working or stay-at-home mothers, others feel deeply divided between work and home. (Read more about the rise of the work/home divide.) If you’re someone looking for concrete advice for filling in the gap and finding time for yourself, look no further than Anne of Modern Mrs. Darcy‘s latest eBook, Work Shift: Finding a Better Blend of Work, Life and Family. Read on for how to win a free copy. Read the rest of this entry

The Perfect Housewife: A Great American Myth

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When a high school teacher found out she was pregnant with her third child, she did what she had always wanted to do: she quit her job to stay home with her kids. Armed with an idea of what life as a traditional housewife looked like, she “expected to have a spotless house, nutritional, home-cooked meals, happy, pleasant children…” Instead, she found herself with “laundry coming out [her] ears, a never-ending supply of dishes in the sink, and children who alternated from happily playing to yelling at each other every few minutes.”

“What am I doing wrong?” she asked.

Read more at Darling Magazine…