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The Working Mom Blueprint
The Working Mom Blueprint

The Working Mom Blueprint

Winning at Parenting Without Losing Yourself


275 Pages, 5.5 x 8.5

Formats: Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket, PDF

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: May 2021

ISBN 9781610024860

Rights: WOR

American Academy of Pediatrics (May 2021)
American Academy Of Pediatrics


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Empowering, realistic, and never judgmental, this book is a lifeline for working moms

Learn how to thrive—not just survive—as a modern mom.You love your kids. You’re proud of your professional accomplishments.You have hobbies and friends. And you’re tired. So tired.Working moms often feel like they’re failing on many different fronts. Butwhat if there was a guide to reenvisioning, reprioritizing, and restructuringto build a vibrant, intentional life?As a practicing pediatrician and mother of 2 young daughters, Dr. WhitneyCasares understands balancing family and career. She shares honest insightsabout her own challenges combined with her professional expertise aboutchildren of working moms—they thrive!—to create a reassuring guide tonavigating modern motherhood.In this practical plan, you’ll learn to set priorities, cultivate self-care, establishan equal parenting partnership, delegate whenever appropriate, and more.With help from Dr. Casares’ advice, it’s time to make motherhood joyful again.


"Dr Casares' vital message in this warmly reassuring, deeply empathetic book is that when you practice better self-care, you will take better care of everyone—and everything—else. It's filled with practical, actionable tools and tips that even the most sleep-deprived, bleary-eyed working mother can follow." —Jancee Dunn, author of How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids

"This book is exactly what modern parents need to get to that beautiful balanced space where they can love with every bit of their energy precisely because their tanks are filled in other areas of their lives." —Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP, author of Building Resilience in Children and Teens and Raising Kids to Thrive and director of the Center for Parent and Teen Communication at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

"Dr Casares shares timely and topical advice, empowering parents to not only prioritize what is truly important but also to serve as role models for our children to continue tilting the needle towards greater gender equity." —Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP, pediatrician and author of Raising Twins, editor in chief of Caring for Your School-Age Child, coeditor of The Big Book of Symptoms, and assistant professor of clinical pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

"Dr Casares conveys a reassuring perspective that not only can we release the pressure but that we must, and walks the reader through a path that feels practical, believable, kind, and wise." —Amy Stoeber, PhD, licensed psychologist and creator of the courses The Art of Imperfect Parenting and The Kids Will Be OK

Author Biography

Whitney Casares, MD, MPH, FAAP, is a board-certified, practicing pediatrician, the creator of the popular website, and the author of The New Baby Blueprint: Caring for You and Your Little One. She is the mother of two young daughters and lives in Portland, OR.