Do you feel like you are drowning under a list of “to-dos” and the invisible workload that so often falls on the shoulders of women?
Eve Rodsky is a wife, mother, a Harvard graduate, and the author of Fair Play, a book that is not only shining a light on the issue of women’s unpaid labor, but also provides actionable steps to more equitably divvy up domestic responsibilities.
In this episode, Eve shares the moment of her personal reckoning and the catalyst that eventually led to Fair Play being born, how unpaid labor is an issue that transcends race, class, and even sexual identity, and reminds us that it’s not a badge of honor to have it all by doing it all.
We also discuss steps to building more equity with your partner when it comes to household responsibility, and why change starts with each of us unlearning every message about our role and value that we have been given throughout our lives.
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. 🙌🙌