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Not having them at all: Why childfree women are banding together

If Shakespeare were a woman his most famous line from Hamlet would have been written, “To be a mother, or not to be a mother: that is the question.” 1,294 more words

There Might Be More to The Grumpy, Menopausal Woman Stereotype Than Meets The Eye

You may or may not be aware, but I’ve  been trying to find that feeling of gratitude that we all strive for, for a long time. 837 more words

Midlife Observations

‘Having it all’ and why at 23 I feel under pressure to do it now

My quarter life crisis has come early, and society doesn’t like it.

I read this the other day and it resonated with me.

It talks about the taboo of having children in your early twenties — after your teenage years so you’re not seen as “irresponsible” in the eyes of your parents, but also before you hit 30, the average age a mother is when she has a child today. 1,362 more words


What do you want to do when you grow up?

I have been meeting a lot of different people in the past few weeks.  With many of them, the conversation would just remain superficial for an evening or two.  901 more words


Friday favorites: this week's 5 best reads

here it is, the very last day of Writing 101 and i still have a backlog of about 5 assignments. oh well! hitting yesterday’s prompt today: 594 more words


how september ends

Boundaries and balance are two of my top priorities.

Upon graduating college, I taught middle and high school social studies and career electives. As a teacher, I left school at 4p and never brought work home. 367 more words


Getting to the Top Means Being Realistic

A recent set of Harvard Business School studies show that relative to men, we women believe we’re capable of equal success in the workforce, are less ambitious when it comes to getting the “top” jobs, perceive more conflicts associated with getting these positions, and have more non-career goals in life. 447 more words

Working Women