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.
“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.