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.
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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Katy Huie Harrison, PhD, is an author, mom, recurrent miscarriage survivor, & owner of Undefining Motherhood. She lives in Atlanta with her husband (affectionately known on the internet as “Husband,”) son (Jack), and daughter (Branham). She believes our society puts too many expectations on women that make womanhood and motherhood restrictive. Her goal is to shift the paradigm about what it means to be a woman and mother, giving all women a greater sense of agency over their own lives. You can find Katy and her work featured in places like CNN’s Headline News, Romper, Scary Mommy, Love What Matters, & more.