Bethany Braun-Silva is a parenting, entertainment, and lifestyle editor. She is the former editor of parenting.com and frequently writes about the latest and greatest gear for parents and kids as well as health, women's lifestyle, pop culture, home, and food topics. Her work has also appeared in People, Real Simple, Shape, and Parents, and so many more publications. She is a graduate of New York University, but her proudest accomplishment is being a mom to Elias and Jake who make life (and work) endlessly fun!
In this episode, we are talking about work/life balance and parenting out loud, the importance of showing up as your authentic self in every situation, and why learning to advocate for yourself as a working mom is one of the best things you can learn to do for yourself.
Bethany also shares the products that new moms have the most angst and the most excitement about, and we discuss her new web show, The Breakdown of Bethany, all about ambition and the motherhood journey.
You love your kids. You’re proud of your professional accomplishments. You have hobbies and friends. And you’re tired. So tired. Working moms often feel like they’re failing on many different fronts.
But what if there was a guide to reenvisioning, reprioritizing, and restructuring to build a vibrant, intentional life? As a practicing pediatrician and mother of 2 young daughters, Dr. Whitney understands balancing family and career. She shares honest insights about her own challenges combined with her professional expertise about children of working moms—they thrive!—to create a reassuring guide to navigating modern motherhood. In this practical plan, you’ll learn to set priorities, cultivate self-care, establish an equal parenting partnership, delegate whenever appropriate, and more. With help from Dr. Whitney’s advice, it’s time to make motherhood joyful again. 🙌🙌