STEM is in full effect!
By Jueseppi B.
May 19, 2014
11:40 AM EDT
This was originally posted on the Huffington Post, and is part of a series of essays about the issues facing working families, leading up to the White House Summit on Working Families on June 23, 2014.
You can learn more about the Summit and how you can get involved at www.workingfamiliessummit.org.
I told a friend recently that I thought that I was failing at everything — my kids weren’t getting enough of me, I wasn’t doing everything that I wanted to at work, and I wasn’t spending enough time with my partner. Her response was to congratulate me for getting my work-life balance just right.
As an economist, I’ve spent my career thinking about trade-offs and how to make good decisions given all of the constraints — like money, time, and…
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