There's been a lot of publicity in the last few years about work-life balance. From Sheryl Sandberg’s book "Lean In" to Anne-Marie Slaughter’s article “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” high-powered executives are asking how to balance a successful career with family responsibilities.
It’s a question mothers and fathers have been asking for a long time: Can you have a fulfilling full-time career, exercise, have a social life and raise children at the same time? You can do a lot, and all of it eventually, but not all at once. Here’s how to have more time for what’s important to you. Ask yourself these few questions, and employ some simple techniques to help create balance in your busy life.