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working motherCombining leadership duties at work with parenting responsibilities at home is no easy feat, and there’s no magic formula that guarantees success and satisfaction in both areas. With effort, however, strides can be made.

In honor of Mother’s Day, we asked working moms for their best tips on achieving a work-life balance. Here’s what they had to say:

• “Treat your kids like your clients. Figure out a schedule that works for your family and then stick to it.

 “Just like you wouldn’t cancel a client meeting because your child wanted to meet with you, don’t cancel time with your kids because a client wants to meet with you. ... I even tell people ‘I have these really demanding clients and I have to meet with them every day at 3 p.m.’”

— Kristen Rampe, owner, Kristen Rampe Consulting

• “My hus­­band and I set aside time on Sunday morning to talk about logistics for the upcoming week.

“That way we have the week planned out and are...(register to read more)

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Frances Dunn May 12, 2015 at 2:38 am

“Be present in the moment, whether at home or at work.” When you are at work then focus on work issues but as soon as you get home then your husband and kids become your focal point. You give them all your attention and love until they go to bed and then you can see to work issues again if you have the time. or if you are up too it. But if not tomorrow is another day. Always plan stuff ahead for family and friends. Those are the important people you need to keep happy always.

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