The Opt-Out Revolution: A Boomer Perspective

As a “working mother” since the late 1980s, I’ve read – even written – countless stories over the years on challenges of trying to juggle kids and a career. Media attention to the topic always kicks up a conversation: From the mommy track and the mommy wars to opting out and leaning in, these articles have all wrestled with the same basic question: Is it really possible for women to  “have it all” – or at least a manageable balance? The …