One of the more emotional events for many parents is the process of heading back to work. Joy and Billy have navigated those waters for years and discuss managing guilt, the importance of having a family strategy, and establishing boundaries with your employer.
If you are walking this path, take a listen!
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YKK padlock zippers are are thing... they are called key lock sliders.
And, for the record, Joy DID receive a key for the beanbag. (Thanks Salesman Doug - - if that's your name!)
I love Shonda Rhimes take on being a working mom. If you haven't read A Year Of Yes, it's worth your time.
Talk About This:
What internal (family) priorities and practices we need to establish before heading back to work?
What external (employer/employee) expectations and boundaries do we need to have in place in order to make the new dynamics work?