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There will be days when working -- you have no choice! Zola, who sometimes works 60-hour weeks, fights frustration by reminding herself what a good model she is for her son. She works full-time at a healthcare organization while her 2-year-old stays with Grandpa.
C., she explained her situation in a note that she posted on an Internet Listserv for city residents."Forget long-term planning or strategy during those first sleep-deprived weeks," says Leah Klungness, a psychologist in New York City and coauthor of (Adams)."You have the rest of your life to plot and plan."You'll still have fears, of course, so confide in friends and family who give you sound advice and who don't panic."One single mom wrote to say that we could stay with her, and another offered clothes," Zola remembers.But the real boon was when a mom forwarded Zola's resume to an architectural firm, which hired her for her current job. Amy Anderson, of Seattle, says that when she split with the father of her daughter, Hailey, soon after Hailey's first birthday, she had to borrow money from her family to stay afloat.