Working Mom’s ‘It’s OK’ Credo Is the Permission We Need to Give Ourselves Grace

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It’s no secret that the pandemic has stretched working moms thinner than we ever thought possible. We have more chores at home and many of us are assisting with virtual learning while working. We are busy. Luckily, one mom took to LinkedIn with the reminder we need to cut ourselves—and each other—some slack.

Sherri Carpineto, a Boston-based mom and director at AposHealth, a healthcare company, understands the pressure working parents are under these days. In her inspiring post, she tells parents that no matter what decisions you make for your family during these chaotic times: “It’s OK.”

If you don’t love your job, but it supports your family.

If you stay in a job because it’s flexible.

You accept a job where the pay isn’t ideal, but you need to get back to work.

Sometimes home life affects work life; we can’t separate ourselves.

You leave a job after a short time; the…

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