Re: How to balance
Some mothers have found success by following FlyLady's program www.flylady.net. There's no cost to it, you just do it.
Plan your meals in advance, so you can purchase items on sale. Learn to use your crockpot - there are tons of recipes online.
Use a good pump, so pumping takes as little time as possible. Consider investing in extra parts, so you don't have to spend time washing stuff during your work day. You can just put everything in the dishwasher, and run the dishwasher every evening. Bonus to this plan - you always have clean dishes! ;-)
Spend just 15min cleaning, or decluttering, or cooking. The rest of the evening, play with baby.
Run a load of laundry every night. Don't wait for it to pile up.
Just some ideas I've seen here and on other boards, from other mothers.
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