The Myth of Super Mom

Chrysalis Women's Health Collaborative

Can you have it all?  Do you really need to have it all?  What is “it” anyway?  The myth of the superwoman who can do and have it all creates frustration in the lives of women on a daily basis.  We are asked to live up to the expectations of our significant others, children, extended families, co-workers, friends and society in general.  The media bombards us with images of women who are pencil thin, who look flawless 24 hours a day, and who manage all of their myriad responsibilities without ever breaking a sweat!

The key to having “it” is defining what “it” means to you. If your expectations are set too high, you may become dissatisfied with your current life situation.  If they are set too low, you may never achieve goals that you have the potential to reach.  So, how do you strike a balance?  I suggest the…

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