Bring in the clown
My balancing act needs work.
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24
I am a one-woman circus.
I teeter on the tightrope between family and work. I juggle all my responsibilities - one slip and it all tumbles down. And sometimes, I'm just a clown, falling over my big feet.
Finding a balance is easier said than done. Mostly it's the housework that gets left behind, and then I am filled with dread of the dust rhinoceri that cluster under the beds.
My balancing act clearly needs work.
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