Lunches packed. Laundry folded. Gifts for the upcoming party wrapped. Homework checked. Dog walked. Bed made. Meals planned. Dinner in the oven. Tantrum calmed. Crisis averted. Hugs given. Advice shared. Out the door. Repeat.
Let’s face it — moms are super heroes. They do the little things every day that go unnoticed and the big things that leave a lasting impression on our lives. They know what to say when we’re hurting, they know how to bring the best out in each of us and they’re master jugglers of their lives (and sometimes ours, too). When you add to that list running a nonprofit to make our communities better, super hero status is officially off the charts.
To celebrate all the amazing moms out there, including those no longer with us, we’re sharing tips from four nonprofit moms for balancing the responsibilities of motherhood and moving a mission.
4 Moms Share Tips for Balancing Motherhood While Leading a Nonprofit
We recently asked a handful of nonprofit CEOs and executive directors (who are also moms) these questions:
How do you balance being a busy nonprofit leader and mom?
What tips would you share with other moms out there who are juggling it all?
Here’s what they shared with us.