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Lisa Durante

Fondatrice du site LisaDurante.com | Je conseille les mères qui travaillent afin de préparer la vie après bébé

Hi, I'm Lisa Durante. I help working moms create a life that works by sharing resources, insights and practical strategies to better balance their career ambitions with all the love and fun their families bring. Learn more at LisaDurante.com or connect with me directly by email. Lisa
5 Hacks For Working Parents To Make Your Week More

5 Hacks For Working Parents To Make Your Week More Productive

We all only have 24 hours in a day. And, for us mamas (and involved papas, too), much of our time is consumed by our little people -- caring for them, feeding them, and everything else they may demand of us. It's a lot to do and if you're working eight or more hours a day outside of the home, there's substantially less time to do it all.
04/21/2017 04:24 EDT
5 Ways I Reclaimed Meaningful Mornings As A Working

5 Ways I Reclaimed Meaningful Mornings As A Working Mom

No longer able to spring out of bed, we're getting our days started later. This leaves us with less time to get everyone ready, fed and out the door on time. It also means there's a lot more frenetic energy bouncing around our house.
11/30/2016 12:46 EST
New Kindergarten Mamas, It's Time To Plan Your Next

New Kindergarten Mamas, It's Time To Plan Your Next Chapter

With the heavy lifting of baby-rearing behind you, now may be the time to head back to work. For those already working and no longer chained to daycare fees, perhaps it's a good time to go after a new career opportunity. Or, the empty house may have your biological clock ticking for just one more baby?
09/07/2016 01:39 EDT
It's Time To Lift The Stigma On Working

It's Time To Lift The Stigma On Working Dads

"Had to take this call. Can't leave. Will meet you there. Sorry." Practice starts at 6 p.m. and Frank so very badly wants to cheer for his little girl on the sidelines. He knows it's not always possible or fair for me to drop my work to make sure she gets there on time -- but, like half of working dads, he's struggling to balance the competing demands of work and family life.
06/15/2016 06:02 EDT
#PrayforSophie Shames Working Moms Who Ask For

#PrayforSophie Shames Working Moms Who Ask For Help

Yes, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau asked for help. And with that request, a firestorm has ensued that has attacked her station. I don't mean her ambiguously political role as the spouse of Canada's prime minister or her status of privilege. I very much mean her standing as a working mother.
05/25/2016 12:39 EDT
Here's Why The U.S. Not Canada Is A Better Place To Have A

Here's Why The U.S. Not Canada Is A Better Place To Have A Baby

After I announced my first pregnancy at work, the head of my business took me aside and said these words to me: "I know you're pregnant and I want to be sure you stay healthy, but unless you tell me otherwise, I will not lower the bar for you."
05/09/2016 10:12 EDT