It's working for Lainie F
"Your 'perfect' view of what balance looks like might change 100xs. Don't be afraid to let your partner, employer, and others know every time it changes. There's no way to foresee what you'll want until you're in that situation."
Your “perfect” view of what balance looks like might change 100xs. Don’t be afraid to let your partner, employer, and others know every time it changes. There’s no way to foresee what you’ll want until you’re in that situation.
Occasionally with the first, though she never once took a bottle. With the 2nd and 3rd I traveled before their first birthdays, sometimes for business and sometimes for pleasure, so I did have to pump.
I took 16 weeks off with my first and 12 weeks with the next 2.
Breastfeeding. I worked almost exclusively at home for the first year with my first child.
Sometimes childcare is monotonous. It’s not all playing with the kids. Sometimes work is terrible and stressful. Both come with great jobs. Both working and having a family are two of my great pleasures in life, even if they are both frustrating sometimes. I can’t imagine one without the other now.