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What People Are Saying About Mastering the Mommy Track

“Erin Flynn Jay covers the major concerns working moms with young kids face today, in a weak economy. Her timely book offers honest stories from mothers about their struggles and solutions from experts on how to overcome these issues. A self help guide on how to get through these uncertain times to achieve happiness at work and home.”

— Shannon Miller, Olympic gold medalist and mom

“Erin Flynn Jay, who has been in this position herself, does an excellent job of helping moms learn to cope under the pressure of working in a down economy, when Dad’s out of work or even not there at all. She gives the reader the benefit of opinions and advice from top experts in the field, and presents each problem in a helpful, organized format. An excellent resource for overwhelmed working moms.” — Tina B. Tessina, PhD, (aka “Dr. Romance”) psychotherapist and author of Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting about the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage  (

“I recommend Mastering the Mommy Track for any working mom who feels the pressure to juggle it all. Work-life balance is something that each woman needs to find for herself, and no formula will fit everyone. This book does a wonderful job of talking about all the major sources of stress on a working mother and providing solutions that each individual mom can use in her own way to find a balance that works for her and her family. Whether you’re becoming a mother for the first time, or well along the mommy track, you’ll find this book to be a helpful guide through it all!”

Sara Sutton Fell, the CEO and founder of

“As working moms, we are often running forward without taking a moment to think about our lives and develop a strategy that works best for ourselves, our family and our careers. Mastering the Mommy Track helps readers readjust their purview–take a step back and contemplate the issues that impact us as working moms. It is difficult to find a way to create work-life synthesis, but not impossible. This book is a thoughtful resource that helps us identify the roadblocks and develop a plan, with the ultimate goals of having both a satisfying career and a family that feels they come first.” — Allison O’Kelly, CEO of Mom Corps

“Life is crazy!! Especially when you’re in an environment with working parents. Mastering the Mommy Track shows that no matter your career or living situation, moms everywhere have to solve similar parenting issues, and Erin Flynn Jay has the answers!” — Daytime Emmy-nominated actress Alicia Minshew