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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.
Reasons to listen
- Learn how to let go of unhealthy thoughts and behaviours like parenting guilt, rescuer tendencies, and gender normative expectations.
- Discover the importance of delegating housework and the family’s emotional load.
- Understand how staying in your zone of genius can make you happier.
Struggles of Working Parents
Differences in Becoming a Parent
How to Manage Parenting Guilt
Delegating at Home
The Dangers of Being a Rescuer
Why You Need to Have a Coach Mindset
How to Have an Easier Life as a Working Parent
Why It’s Important to Stay in Your Zone of Genius
Corrina’s Top 3 Tips
By the way, when I say help, I am not referring to partners helping. Partners do not help. This is one of my bugbears. Partners don’t get to help because it’s not your job to do the things. If you’re in a partnership, having children—I strongly believe that it is your shared responsibility. So neither of you actually help the other one, because that would kind of imply that it was one of your job to start with, which we definitely see a lot. Anytime someone says, ‘Oh, they’ve helped me out with housework,’ or ‘They’ve helped me out with…