The working parent's tightrope
Forget juggling, this is the high wire.
Adele Hamilton, Editor Parent24
Being a working parent is synonymous with being in the wrong place at the wrong time, all day every day. Take an extra 10 minutes at work and you miss the crucial save your goalie makes at mini-soccer. Skip out before lunch to buy school supplies and the boss will surely come looking for you.

We're up here on the high wire, and the only thing we can do is try not to lose our balance. Hold my hand, I'll hold yours.

Here's some work-life balance stuff to read when you're supposed to be somewhere else, doing something else.

Working from home

Career ruining kids?

The stress of the he-mom

Um, I won't be in today

Are you making this balance thing work beautifully? Or is the whole circus threatening to come crashing down? Share it all and you could win a Parent24 T-shirt.

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