Motherhood

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Joi Gordon

Joi Gordon/Motherhood

CEO, Dress for Success

A: The key to work/life balance is realizing that balance is a myth.  I work hard to ensure that on weekends and during vacations, I am fully engaged and present for ...

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Echoing Green; Cheryl

Cheryl Dorsey/Motherhood

President, Echoing Green

A: I spent a lot of time growing up complaining about how the world wasn’t fair. Minor sleights to incredible social injustice offended my sensibilities. Time and again, my mom reminded ...

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WhitneyJohnson

Whitney Johnson/Motherhood

Co-founder, Rose Park Advisors

A: When my first child was born, I felt that I was more me than ever. I was surprised because I was pretty reluctant to have children. Being a mother has ...

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katharine

Katharine L’Heureux/Motherhood

Founder & CEO, Kahina Giving Beauty

A: I have three kids, ages 7, 15 and 17.  Each of them requires my attention and focus in different ways.  My office is currently the dining room table in my ...

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Paula Broadwell

Paula Broadwell/Motherhood

Author,Research Associate , Harvard University

A: On the one hand, I outsource as much as we can afford, to include housekeeping, delivery of groceries, laundry, and occasionally after-school care for our children. We have to sacrifice ...

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Zainab Salbi

Zainab Salbi/Motherhood

Founder, Women for Women International

A: Always be strong. Always be independent. Don't let anybody talk to you or touch you in the wrong way. And no man should expect you to know how to cook ...

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