Now here’s some depressing news on the academic-Mommy front. Get a pint of ice cream, a snugly blanket, curl up and read about your doom, ladies. No, you can’t have it all. Here’s proof: http://chronicle.com/article/The-Baby-Penalty/140813/
I mean, we still have to try, because that’s what we do. We try to have it all. But we enter both parenthood and academia with eyes wide open.