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How to Be a (Happy) Working Parent with Corrina Gordon Barnes
Episode 12117th May 2022 • You Are Not A Frog • Dr Rachel Morris
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In this episode, Corrina Gordon-Barnes joins us to discuss the common struggles of working parents and the things we need to unlearn. She shares how to take radical responsibility as a parent and delegate responsibilities from housework to emotional load. We also teach you how to stay in your zone of genius and accept help when you need it. It’s time to live a life you love and enjoy, even amidst all your responsibilities!

If you’re struggling to balance work and parenting, stay tuned to this episode.

Here are three reasons why you should listen to the full episode:

  1. Learn how to let go of unhealthy thoughts and behaviours like parenting guilt, rescuer tendencies, and gender normative expectations.
  2. Discover the importance of delegating housework and the family’s emotional load.
  3. Understand how staying in your zone of genius can make you happier.

Episode Highlights

[04:55] Introducing Corrina

[07:54] Struggles of Working Parents

[13:04] Differences in Becoming a Parent

[16:03] How to Manage Parenting Guilt

[19:04] Balancing Responsibilities

[26:28] Delegating at Home

[30:42] The Dangers of Being a Rescuer

[35:30] Why You Need to Have a Coach Mindset

[38:35] How to Have an Easier Life as a Working Parent

[40:35] Why It’s Important to Stay in Your Zone of Genius

[45:37] Corrina’s Top 3 Tips

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