The title is Work Shift: How to Create a Better Blend of Work, Life, and Family, and today I want to share a little snippet of it with you.
From the introduction:
I never intended to be part of a burgeoning cultural trend. I didn’t graduate from college with the goal to blend work and family, share child care with my husband, or mold my family into a dynamic new ecosystem.
But real life happened, and in response to the demands of bills and work and sanity and children, my husband and I ended up veering from the traditional path. We didn’t mean to be pioneers, but as we responded to the challenges that arose in our own lives it just kind of happened.
We threw work/life balance out the window. We aimed to blend them instead of balancing them, and we were nothing if not surprised at how well it worked for our family. We love this holistic blend, and we’re never going back.
As it turns out, we’re not alone. My family’s journey is representative of larger cultural trends that have been underway since before we entered the workforce at the turn of the century. Many families are giving up on trying to balance their work lives with the rest of their lives. Instead, they’re adopting a paradigm that actually works….
The release date is Thursday, September 13.
If you’re a blogger who would like to review the book for your site or host a giveaway, please email me at modern mrs darcy (at) gmail (dot) com. I’d love your help in getting the word out!