At the Top of Her Game: 7 Different Hats that Moms Wear

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Handy-woman
Putting together big boy beds, train tracks, hanging curtain rods, fixing toilet seats and pantry doors that come off their tracks -- all while dinner cooks on the ... more 
Photo by: iStock Photo
Handy-woman
Putting together big boy beds, train tracks, hanging curtain rods, fixing toilet seats and pantry doors that come off their tracks -- all while dinner cooks on the stove. If that's not being a handy-woman, I don't know what is!
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I was thinking the other day about my main label in life: "mother." And how it gets broken down even further into "working mother," meaning that I have a job outside of the home. I don't mind this, really, because I love my job and I'm proud of the work I do. When people ask me what I do for a living, I explain that I work in digital marketing, specializing in email and wireframes. That's my other label -- marketing nerd. But sometimes I think that I'm so niched into motherhood and work that everything else I do throughout the day is completely glossed over, from housework to dinner to keeping our family's schedule. I know I'm not the only mom who feels this way. Click through for 7 different hats that moms wear! - By Beth Anne Ballance



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