“Lela Davison’s wonderful new book, Faking Balance, captures the madness of the work-life juggle with warmth, wit and poignancy. A very fun, and very human, read from an astute observer of modern life.” ~Brigid Schulte, author of the New York Times bestselling Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play when No One has the Time and award-winning Washington Post staff writer.
While others are busy leaning in or maxing out, Lela Davidson just keeps making spreadsheets. From fast track to mommy track to yoga-panted freelancer and back again, she has been all kinds of working mother. Whether she’s on a pumping break or encouraging her teenagers to pump the brakes on romance, Davidson has a talent for uncovering the humor in everyday family life. Faking Balance: Adventures in Work and Life is a collection of tender, touching, and funny essays. Davidson delights readers with stories about the choices working mothers face every day. Through her own journey into and out of the workforce, she inspires us all to celebrate the smallest wins and laugh off the rest-because in the quest for work life balance, we’re all faking it.