I know – the title of this post is a loaded question.
The feminist in me scoffs at it and asks, “And why not? Men have been doing it without problems or questions for centuries. So now, in 2011, isn’t it about time that women would be able to do it, too?”
And then there is the realist in me. The working woman who added “mommy” to her titles through adoption nearly five years ago when that sweet, scared, 16-month-old girl was placed in my arms.
Who accepted a position with a statewide organization to be able to work part-time hours to be able to better take on the additional role that was now a part of my life.
Who became a mommy again less than a year and a half after the first time to a tiny nine-month-old boy.
Who quit the part-time job because her baby boy refused to eat or sleep while at daycare…
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