“Somedays being a working mom feels like an easy walk on a wide balance beam, but some days it feels like a tightrope,” said Dr. Elizabeth Coronado.

I think that this is a fact of life that can lead women to stress relieving behaviors that are unhealthy for all of us. Studies show that the moms are less “happy” than their workmates without children.

Kids need healthy role models in their mother. They need to watch us take care of ourselves, so that we can mother them with the patience they deserve. This is so difficult some days, but it can’t all be solved overnight.

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