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Georgie Dent: Why is the work/life juggle so hard and what to do about it

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if you’re feeling like the juggle of parenting while working is overwhelming, you are NOT alone. Host Amelia Phillips and executive director of The Parenthood Georgie Dent discuss the structural and societal framework that is stacked against parents. Georgie explains why these norms are not serving parents (women in particular) not serving the carers economy (who are paid pittance and leaving in droves) and ultimately not serving our children. They discuss the available solution and how we can start to shift what feels like an immovable mountain. 

About the guest:

Georgie is a writer, commentator, mum of three and a passionate advocate for women and families. She’s a former lawyer, contributing editor at Women's Agenda and the best-selling author of Breaking Badly, her memoir about dealing with crippling anxiety. 

She is now the Executive Director of The Parenthood, an independent not for profit organisation of over 72k parents/carers working together on key federal and state policies that will take enormous cultural, financial and emotional pressure off families.

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About the host:

Amelia Phillips is an exercise, nutrition, parenting and business expert with a career spanning 26 years in health. She's a registered exercise scientist, nutritionist and researcher (with a masters of human nutrition). She is the co-founder of health tech company 12WBT which grew from start-up to 56 staff. After a successful exit, she now consults to health companies, presents and appears in the media. Amelia had four kids in five years and is dedicated to empowering women to build a life after kids on the foundation of health (mental and physical), love and purpose. 

If you have a question for Amelia, reach out via Insta @_amelia_phillips, email or text an audio question to: 0417458772

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Host: Amelia Phillips                                                                                                        Guest: Georgie Dent
Audio Producer: Darren Roth
Music: Matt Nicholich                                                                                                      Production Partner: Nova Entertainment Pty Ltd

Healthy Her acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the Land we have recorded this podcast on, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. 
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