Adapted from Allison Pearson’s 2002 novel, I Don’t Know How She Does It
follows the trials and tribulations of Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker), a devoted wife, loving mother, and the resident hotshot at a Boston-based investment firm. The film, unfortunately, doesn’t appear to know just what it is that Kate is doing.
I Don’t Know How She Does It wants to argue that the challenges women face in juggling a career and family, despite gender-based double standards, can be met if the woman in question is willing to put her heart and soul into both. What it actually imparts is that Kate’s schedule is too demanding for her to do either job particul...