This Is Why So Many Women Hate Their Jobs This Time of Year

Even the most fortunate moms with work-life flexibility struggle to juggle the various commitments that accompany the new school year. At the beginning of my week, I already felt a headache coming on. On Sunday night when I glanced at my calendar, I saw two preschool orientations, a home visit by a new teacher and three extracurricular activities I’m scheduled to attend. Granted, my kids are very little New Yorkers in Manhattan, where the pre-K crowd tends to be hyper-scheduled and parents’ ambitions translate into a lot more extracurricular activities than there’s sufficient scientific or financial justification for. But […]

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