Motherhood is an amazing and transformative experience that inevitably causes you to re-think your priorities, relationships, and definition of success. As part of that process, many of us that graduated college 20 years ago or more, have struggled with balancing our child’s needs with our own career objectives.
Most of my friends have continued to be high-achievers at work, while some have scaled back, and others simply opted out of the workforce after having a second or third child until their kids were in full-time school. There is no easy choice, but you hopefully pick the one that works best for you and your family.
There are a series of articles that recently were printed in the Atlantic about this subject. Here is the link to one: