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How is B4 life when you have small kids and a nonworking spouse?

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It’s manageable but requires you to stand up for yourself at work. My family deserves my time too so when it’s family time I’m unavailable. During busy season my wife really needed quality time with me because she was home with a baby all/most of the day and needed to talk to an adult about real things.

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^100% agree with this.

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I think it is what you make of it? You have to demand flexibility and communicate well. I’m lucky that my group has been supportive of me being flexible. Wife just had a baby this past fall and I was able to work from home after 3 pm all through busy season so I could watch the baby while she attended evening classes.

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Thank you. I am looking at a specialy practice.

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