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The Balanced Life

104 EpisodesProduced by Robin LongWebsite

Robin Long, Pilates instructor and founder of The Balanced Life hosts a place for honest conversations on health, wellness, self-care, work/life balance, and everything in between. We’ll cover it all and provide inspiration, resources, and practical tips to help you create your own uniquely balanced… read more


39: Kate Torgersen: Helping Busy Mothers, New Career Paths + Finding Your Healthiest Self

Being a working mom comes with an array of unique challenges. Breastfeeding on its own can be demanding, but mixing it with working-parent life can be a recipe for stress. 

Today’s guest, Kate Torgersen, knows exactly what this struggle is like, and that’s why she created Milk Stork. Milk Stork was birthed from Kate’s own working-parent struggles and she now uses it to help other working moms who are committed to breastfeeding. In this episode she shares what it’s like for her to be a working mom, the challenges she’s faced this year, and tangible tips to make stress more manageable.

Show Highlights:

  • Robin shares how she discovered Milk Stork
  • How Milk Stork was born
  • What Kate’s current season of life looks like
  • Kate shares what a typical day in her life currently looks like
  • How to protect your time and set boundaries
  • How Kate transitioned from being an archeologist to an entrepreneur
  • The way challenges shift throughout parenthood
  • What chores Kate doesn’t do and how she balances them
  • Getting help navigating children’s education
  • What inspired Kate to intermittent fast and how it benefits her lifestyle
  • Navigating your health and getting back in shape after having a baby
  • What 2020 taught Kate about stress
  • Finding healthy new rituals
  • Rapid-fire session
  • Why meditation is important to find what you need    


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