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English definition of “juggling act”

juggling act

noun [S]    
a difficult task or situation that involves dealing with several different things at the same time : Her life is a constant juggling act , coping with career , family , and home life single-handed .Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
(Definition of juggling act noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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