Getting real about that work-life balance!

Real Housewives of New York City alum Heather Thomson dished to Us Weekly about how she manages to design her Yummie by Heather Thomson clothing line, keep up with her philanthropic work, and give her kids, Jax and Ella Rae, her undivided attention.

"As a working mom, it's so important to keep work and life separate," Thomson, 45, who is the founding designer behind Sean "Diddy" Combs' Sean John label, told Us. "When I come home, I never walk through the door with the phone in my hand."

For more working mom tips from Thomson, watch the complete exclusive video above!