Having it all isn’t about being a mom, or even a woman. It’s about unexpectedly being hit with a sense of longing so intense, with the voices in your head screaming that you’re on the wrong path, that it leaves you in tears at a cafe. What does it mean to you?
I’m lucky that many of my friends and connections already have kids, and I turn to social media whenever I’m in a pinch. Last week I caught myself doing something that burns my cheese when others do it, and had a little “Of course!” moment.