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Parenting realities with Jen Fulwiler


Nov 2021 | clock 19 min | Download transcript (PDF)

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Every parent knows that pressure to be perfect—whether by keeping a perfect house, throwing perfect birthday parties, or sending out perfect holiday cards.

Our podcast guest, Jen Fulwiler, a stand-up comedian and supermom of 6, has a radical message for parents: Forget perfection. Love your kids, do your best, and everything else will fall into place. (So don’t stress over how gross your carpet is.)



Average hours per day spent on "secondary childcare" in 2020 (like when you're trying to work but also have to watch your kids).

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By adults living in households with at least one child under age 13. Source: “American Time Use Survey Summary,” U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, July 22, 2021.

Our Podcast Host: Jamila Souffrant

Jamila Souffrant is an award-winning podcaster, blogger, and money educator. She is the founder of the "Journey to Launch" platform and hosts a podcast of the same name, where she shares her journey to reach financial freedom while helping others do the same. Along with being a passionate financial educator, Jamila is a mom of 3 and a first-generation immigrant to the US.

Host Jamila Souffrant

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