Your support makes MPR News possible. Give Now Juggling motherhood in the office and at home Issues St. Paul, Minn. · Oct 2, 2009 Listen 53min 54sec Rhonda and children MPR Photo/Tom Scheck Remember opting out? That's when women and men who could decided to drop careers for full time parenting. The recession has prompted some to reconsider that move. An economist and author talk about work-life balance in tough economic times.