Why I’m Embracing a Career Slowdown

My over-scheduled life wasn’t helping me, or my daughters. There are these moments, as parents, when every once in a while everything goes so utterly, terribly wrong that you feel like life itself is slapping you in the face, telling you to wake up and pay attention to the hot mess you’re creating. I had a moment like that about a year ago, when one morning, as I was getting my daughters ready for school, my then-6-year-old stood paralyzed in our kitchen, inches from hyperventilating, rattling off her child-sized to-do list, in a puddle of tears. My first thought […]

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