199: Balancing Parenthood and a Demanding Job (w/Molly Bowen)

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're chatting with special guest Molly Bowen -- lawyer and author of the children’s book, Mommy Lawyer -- about the challenges involved in balancing parenthood and a career (and how to explain a demanding job to your kids).

In this episode we discuss:

  • Molly's story of being in law school and taking the bar exam while pregnant, and her advice for women in the same situation
  • The inspiration behind the book Mommy Lawyer and some of the important messages in it
  • What you should consider when making plans involving a career and parenthood
  • The challenges kids of lawyers (and working parents in general) face, and how you can explain your job to them so they understand
  • What you can do to contribute to your kids' school even as a working parent
  • How to strike a work/life balance that both you and your children are happy with

Resources:

Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-199-balancing-parenthood-and-a-demanding-job-w-molly-bowen/)

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Alison & Lee

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