24 Comments Parents With Part-Time Jobs Cannot Bear To Hear Anymore

Congratulations! As a working parent, you’ve achieved the impossible — you ‘have it all’: a family and a career.

Kristina God, MBA
Modern Parent
Published in
2 min readJan 23, 2021


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But let’s be honest: having it all includes having to constantly listen to the offhand remarks of colleagues who don’t quite understand what’s involved.

Juggling Family And The Job Is A Full-Time Job

Day after day, you juggle the kids and the job, seeking some kind of balance between the two.

Really, you’ve already got enough on your plate. But unfortunately, your colleagues don’t make it any easier with their comments about part-time employees.

Since working parents need a to-do list for everything, here’s a…

List of unhelpful phrases from the office:

  1. You’re leaving already?
  2. Leaving at midday? You’ve got it made!
  3. I’d like to have it as good as you do.
  4. I’d like to have a relaxing afternoon off too.
  5. Free already? Take me with you!
  6. Enjoy and relax!
  7. (At 12.00): Have a nice evening!



Kristina God, MBA
Modern Parent

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