*My word choice of parent, rather than mom, when not only the below posts, but most discussion about work/life balance centers around moms, is deliberate. Why the hell are women the only ones that are supposed to be concerned about this? Perhaps both men and women could find balance easier if both men and women valued balance between work, family, and self-fulfillment.
1. Having It All by Michelle of Crazy Running Legs
What is "all"? Shouldn't having it "all" mean being happy and content with your life, whatever that life includes?
2. Transitioning to Being a SAHM: Emotions by Brittany of A Healthy Slice of Life
Finding your identity and internal validation in tasks that aren't conventionally considered accomplishments.
3. Of Maria Kang, Motherhood, and Fitspiration a guest post on Fit and Feminist.
The (or one of the) problems with "no excuses" is that it assumes there's a certain end goal we should all be trying to achieve.