My jaw dropped to the floor. I was explaining to the scouts leader that my son couldn’t make to the excursion because I was travelling for work and she hit me with “it’s ok, you are one of those women.” I couldn’t find words to express my surprise but it didn’t matter anyway because whatever I say in these situations – I never win. 440 more words
Tags » Having It All
Super short executive summary:
No. You cannot. Deal with it.
For the rest of us:
If you who need the definition clearly spelled out a la Bill Clinton in the hot seat Merriam-Webster defines “all” as “the whole, entire, total amount, quantity, or extent of.” I was listening to a podcast the other day about the myth of having it all. 605 more words
You know what I mean. The career, and the spouse, and a baby (or 2 or 3…) I feel like my generation of women really suffered from wanting to have a career and working our tails off to get it then feeling backed into a corner of either not having found the right spouse or having found one but feeling the need to maybe sacrifice the career if we wanted kids, or not being able to have kids. 635 more words