I’m four weeks in to my second time with this newborn phase. Today marks the first day easing back into life’s demands. Here is what surprised me about maternity leave, the second time around.
The other day, I heard myself say, “Are you so excited?!” to a friend that’s 8 months pregnant. Why are the questions we are asking pregnant women so bad? I HATED getting that question because the answer was always no. Here are a bunch of better questions we can ask each other.
Emily Garnett is 32 years old. She recently celebrated her fifth wedding anniversary and her son’s second birthday. She was diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer that same week.
The doctor I met the first time I went to the hospital was not the doctor I wanted. But what a difference a day made: we were sent home, and when we came back, it was like we were all completely new people.
Sarah Lacy is building an online platform where women can discuss the most important issues they face in their personal and professional lives. So how did she create a supportive online space for women to connect with each other?