A Place Of Belonging

“Owning our story can be hard but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it. Embracing our vulnerabilities is risky but not nearly as dangerous as giving up on love and belonging and joy—the experiences that make us the most vulnerable. Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will…

A Window of Opportunity

I have swallowed the pill that my choosing to stay home for the time being may mean I never get to achieve the career success or freedom that I have taken so many shots at for so many years. I am going to continue to work towards being okay with that. With that said, if we are ever to truly have women’s equality, in its true definition, than I hope that changes and we can learn to accommodate the ways in which we are not the same; not men and women, and not before and after having a family. I also hope that we build resources to support women both in their choice to lean in, but also in their choice to step back, or step down, or step off completely for a period of time without it impacting their entire career paths or looked down upon as some kind of knock against feminism and women’s equality.