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Balance, Bubbly, and the Pursuit of "Me-Time" at #MTNightOut

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“Balance is BS.”

As moms struggling to juggle the demands of work and parenthood—not to mention those of our partners, household, friends, and extended families—these words certainly ring true. And, yet, we continue to try to have it all, do it all, and be it all. In fact, according to a survey of over 2,000 moms in September's issue of Parents, 63 percent of us still believe that balance is achievable.

Don’t get us wrong. Here at Momtrends, we not only support the hustle, we thrive on it. (Okay, we live for it!) But we also know that “balance” is less cut and dry, more give and take. And, as moms, we need to be kinder and more forgiving to ourselves. (Spaghetti for dinner again? Cut yourself some slack, Mama. You’re doing just fine!)

Well, the idea of being kinder to ourselves starts with making time for our own needs, wants, and whims. Like indulging in "me-time" and a much-needed night out!

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#MTNightOut event
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Earlier this week, Momtrends and Meredith Publications (Parents, Fit Pregnancy, Family Fun, and Parents Latina) hosted a group of top NYC bloggers for an evening of cocktails, chitchat, and DIY fun. We sipped bubbly and admired the vast views from a stunning Soho rooftop and mingled with other mom bloggers who can relate to, well, #thestruggle.

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Momtrends' own Nicole and Meredith Publications' editor Dana Points shared their stories, and provided some practical ways to creatively and successfully navigate the day-to-day challenges we face as multitasking moms. Here are a few ways you can too.

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