I Raised my Kids and Cared for my Folks. Is my Career Gone Forever?

It all started over the summer.  I mulled over ideas about how I would juggle the kids, who were older now, and our dog and go back to work.  There was SACC at school for my daughter, co-curricular activities for my son and the dog walker I met over the summer who worked in the neighborhood.  My husband could shift his hours and be home early so that the kids didn't miss a beat.  I had it all worked out.  Once the kids were back to school, I drafted copies and copies of my resume until I got it just right incorporating the proper buzz words to withstand the ...more