April 2013
Essence (Time Inc.);Apr2013, Vol. 43 Issue 12, p78
In this article working mothers and wives offer suggestions on keeping a relationship and family on solid ground even as their career progresses. According to Nichole Majors, busy women should accept that one cannot master all things. Psychologist Rachel Elahee uses a master schedule for family activities. Carolyn Davis says that one should ask husbands to support with meals and housework.


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