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The Unspoken Problem That’s Keeping Working Moms Miserable

The unhappiness that most lawyer moms (and working moms in other professions) are experiencing do not stem from Moms’ failures to achieve the “perfect” work-life balance.  Many mothers believe that
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What Moms REALLY want for Mother’s Day

I love Mother’s Day and the idea of celebrating Moms. But do you ever get the feeling that Mother’s Day is a consolation prize? For many, it’s the one day
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What They Don’t Teach In Law School Is Hurting Your Career

When we decide to go to law school (and hand over $100k+ for our degrees), we have an expectation that we will learn what we need to know to succeed
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What Burned Out Lawyers Need To Know

Much of the career advice given to young lawyers is actually NOT on the critical path to happiness as a lawyer. In fact, conventional advice often leads people in the
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Can You Find Work That Fits Motherhood?

The pandemic and she-cession are continuing in full force. The stories we hear on the news are discouraging. The statistics are even worse. What’s a working mom to do? The
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How to be a Happy Law Mom

When I was a Big Law lawyer with two young children, I hit a wall. I knew that I had to make a change, but I didn’t know what to
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How to stay calm and productive during the election, the pandemic, and the rest of 2020

Having a hard time being productive at work? Checking your phone every 3 minutes? This year has brought more collective challenges than any year in recent memory. Challenges require a
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Are you feeling empty?

When I had my second child, I found that my life as a Lawyer Mom was simultaneously too full and too empty. There were too many demands on my time
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Honoring Her Legacy

Millions are mourning the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.  For many women, particularly Lawyer Moms, her loss feels akin to losing a beloved grandmother or aunt. She paved the way
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