How to Avoid Mom Burnout By Rebalancing the Load at Home with New York Times Bestselling Author Eve Rodsky

Feeling the weight of the mental load and struggling with mom burnout? You’re not alone. In a world where gender roles are shifting, yet the bulk of domestic responsibilities still fall on women, it’s time to find a sustainable balance. This week on Undefining Motherhood, we delve into a transformative conversation with New York Times Bestselling Author Eve Rodsky, the mastermind behind the revolutionary Fair Play system.

Eve’s groundbreaking book, Fair Play, not only topped the charts as a New York Times Bestseller and a Reese’s Book Club pick, but was also heralded as one of Forbes’s best books of 2020. Its profound impact has sparked a movement, leading to a card deck, a documentary, and an institute dedicated to helping families achieve a fairer division of labor.

Promotional graphic for the Undefining Motherhood Podcast, Season 1, Episode 5. The upper half of the image features a smiling woman with long blonde hair and a black jacket, seated outdoors. Below her photo, the text reads 'AVOID MOM BURNOUT BY REBALANCING THE LOAD AT HOME' in bold, white letters against a black background. A bright green banner highlights the special guest, 'WITH NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR EVE RODSKY'.

In this eye-opening episode, Eve shares her wealth of knowledge and practical, research-based strategies to help moms in our community. She offers insights on:

  • Negotiating domestic tasks
  • Balancing the physical and mental load
  • Initiating these crucial conversations with your partner

Drawing from her extensive research encompassing families of diverse sexualities, socioeconomic backgrounds, and nationalities, Eve’s advice is universally applicable and life-changing for anyone in a partnered relationship.

Are you ready, friend? Learn how to:

  • Rebalance your to-do list
  • Reclaim your time
  • Prepare for a more manageable postpartum experience
  • And so much more!

This episode is a must-listen for anyone in a partnered relationship looking to alleviate the pressures of motherhood and find more space for personal joy and fulfillment.

And don’t miss next week’s episode, where Eve returns to explore what women can achieve with less stress and more time – rediscovering the unique, interesting, and joyful aspects of themselves.

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Promotional image for an episode of the 'Undefining Motherhood' podcast. The graphic features a smartphone displaying the podcast's cover art with two women's silhouetted profiles facing opposite directions, in orange and dark red, against a cream background. The episode title, 'How to Avoid Mom Burnout w/ NYT Bestselling Author Eve Rodsky,' is displayed on the screen. An audio waveform animation is visible at the bottom of the screen, indicating the podcast's audio nature. Below the phone, the text 'Listen & Follow on Spotify' is prominently displayed, accompanied by the Spotify logo, all set against a pale mint green background.

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