We need to redefine ‘having it all’ because there’s a fast one being pulled

It’s as if school attendance removes the need for childcare instead of posing a very different logistical nightmare

Having it all, shouldn’t involve sacrifice after sacrifice and families feeling the pressure they feel.

Having it all, shouldn’t involve sacrifice after sacrifice and families feeling the pressure they feel.

“We’ve been sold a pup” my friend sighed as we chatted about the usual struggle to juggle mayhem and the about to lose your mind-ness that comes with “having it all”.

“I should have listened to my mum” she continued, describing how her mother had tried to gently point out the benefits of a particular career direction, should she choose to have a family further down the line. “But sure, you know yourself . . .” she trailed off.

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