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Padma Lakshmi is working mom who understands what every person in that category — no matter their profile — faces: an abundant life of multitasking and hustling, sometimes requiring almost superhuman emotional strength and detail mindedness just to get through a given day. (And then get up and do it all over again. And then someone gets sick, and then...)
The judge of Bravo's Top Chef also knows that it takes a village to support those working moms while they juggle all the — ahem — plates. That might include friends, family — and, if you're lucky, co-workers who get it. In a recent Instagram post ahead of Mother's Day, Padma posted a sweet throwback photo, in which she feeds her infant on a nursing pillow on her lap, while doing her makeup and curling her hair.
She captioned the snap: "Multi-tasking: level 100. Cheers to all of the people helping working mothers get it done! Special thanks to my crew past and present on @bravotopchef for your love & support."
She also used hashtags to acknowledge "#breastfeeding" and "#mothersday."
Cheers indeed to power mama Padma, to the crew of Bravo's Top Chef... and to all other working moms and their supporters!
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