You Need To Know 'All' To Recognize It

You Need to Know 'All' To Recognize It Ever since I read this essay sometime last week, I don't think I've really stopped thinking about the concept of 'having it all'.  ...more
Denise  Thank you Denise.  I agree with you that each of us needs to define what 'all' means to ...more

"Can I Have it All?" Is the Wrong Question

When I speak to groups of young women and men, more and more frequently the question I get isn’t “Can I have it all?” it’s “Should I have kids at all?” ...more

Let's Stop Doing the CHA CHA CHA

Why do women themselves say that women “Can’t Have it All?” We say it because, as one mother told me, the phrase resonates as being “Shockingly, earthshakingly true.” We use ...more

Have It All and a Bag of Chips

Can women really have it all? I guess I would answer, that depends on what the definition of “have” is. And what the definition of “it” is. And what the definition of “all” is....more

Flying in the face of conventional wisdom

Christina is someone who lives her life intentionally. She stays in touch with what she wants and continually considers what she can do today to position herself for what she wants in the future....more

Be Complete Before You Meet Him

Remember that popular scene in the movie, Jerry Maguire, when Tom Cruise’s character, Jerry, says that famous line to Renee Zellweger’s character, Dorothy,  “You…complete me,” and so many of our hearts melted as we heard it?     ...more

"Choosing" Work over Baby: The Reality of Parental Leave in the United States

Having It All Society and Hollywood tell me that I can have it al...more

Stop Trying To Have It All!

"I can have it all" is one of the most misbegotten notions. What is "all"? Is it supposed to be a successful and upwardly mobile professional life, an ample disposable income, a loving and richly nuanced relationship with your life partner, a fabulous and full relationship with your children, a lovely organized home, a group of supportive friends, enriching leisure time, firm thighs and a glowing future? Oh woman, please! ...more

Now, how did you sum up 10 years of my life in one blog post? ...Must be magic!

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Can Women Have It All?

Of course women CAN’T have it all! You tell me one person who has absolutely everything! Perfectionism is an illusion of the mind. Today’s Blog post is about the women who try and have it all, and then go into therapy when they realize that it’s virtually impossible. ...more