September 28, 2014

I suffered terribly with guilt as I struggled to be successful in my job and to provide a great foundation for my child’s success.  I was the only working mother in my neighborhood when my daughter was born in 1990 and the only one of my “friend group” who elected to return to work after my child was born.  In fact, when my co-workers found out I was expecting, most did not expect me to return to work after her birth.  But I had worked three jobs to put myself through undergraduate school, attended graduate school at night while working full time and had worked hard to establish a successful career.  For me, work was where I wanted to be.  I had no intention of staying home. 

 

I respect people who make the choice to stay home and believe we should all make the choices that help fulfill our personal goals. While I desperately wanted a child, I also wanted a career outside of the home.  I am fortunate to have a husband who fully supported my decision and has alway...

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