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Do I want it 'all'?

A couple of months ago I wrote a post about ‘having it all’ see here triggered by my reaction to Kirstie Allsopp’s comments about girls and education. 318 more words

About Me

I’m Not a Rebel, I just Can’t Be Bothered

There is no official guidebook to life and thank God for that because if there was, I would probably not be following it. I am notoriously bad at following recipes and instruction manuals. 502 more words

Being 30

Courage to Provoke Change: Another Thirty-Something Birthday Proclamation

It is this woman in her thirties birthday week. Yup, in just 4 days I will be staring down the at some sort of pastry, lips puckered and breath held, right before blowing out way too many candles. 343 more words

Being 30

No you can’t have it ALL. You have to fucking share!

A while back, Ann Marie Slaughter wrote a piece for the Atlantic bemoaning the fact that once you have children, dammit, you have to take some responsibility for those children, and that really put a cramp in her professional plans.  1,227 more words

The Truth

...and a white picket fence.

When I was a little girl, I think I had fantasies of a dream mansion. I can’t remember what it looked like, but I would bet that it probably had a white picket fence. 310 more words

Marriage And Family

Having it all and having the time

It’s okay to want it all.

That’s what we all really want, right? The perfect balance of a career, a social life, and a family life. 343 more words