Episode 16: The (Working) Girl Next Door, Part 2

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In part two of our working mom conversation, Lesley and Kelsey discuss the term “default parent” and how they split up household chores with their husbands. Plus, three things Kelsey does as soon as she walks in the door at night, her kitchen whiteboard system to manage the chaos, how she gets herself fed every morning (freezer burritos!), and the chores her family chooses to outsource.

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Episode 15: The (Working) Girl Next Door with Kelsey Wharton, Part 1

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Being a full-time working mom is quite the juggling act. In this episode, Lesley talks with Kelsey Wharton, co-host of The Girl Next Door podcast. You’ll hear about Kelsey’s transition back to work after her first baby (it was harder than she thought it would be), simple ways she simplifies her evenings, and how all moms need to support each other in the quest to make workplaces more breastfeeding/pumping friendly. Plus, hear about Kelsey’s beauty capsule routine and how a sleep coach saved her sanity. (Also: spoiler alert! This is a two-part episode with Kelsey. Check back later this week for the second half of our conversation.)

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Episode 04: Mommy doesn't go to work with Elise Cripe

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Three part-time working moms discuss the importance of teaching our kids what we do when we're not emptying the dishwasher. Plus, hear about the logistics, joys and challenges of pursuing career ambitions while managing the demands of young children.

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