If you’re a woman then the chances are you will be familiar with the expression ‘Having it all.’ It’s rather an overused phrase used to describe the push and pull of family life and the pursuit of “balance”. Editors know that by putting “Can women really have it all?” in a headline, the magazine will sell itself.
It is a question that incites a lot of debate. Can women really have it all—balance a professional career and family – and do a great job at both? Recently I was asked what the term ‘having it all’ means to me. Instead of being interviewer, I became interviewee and I shared my feelings in an article that you can read here. I was one of five different people from very different walks of life to share my definition of having it all….