My baby is not an obstacle to pursuing my dreams.
Isn’t incredible that as women we are punished for bringing life into the world? Why is it that we cannot easily share our feminine genius as professionals without having to put our children to the side? Why do we have to choose in between two extremes: stay at home with your children or go to work without them?
I want us to change this.
I want to be like the “Proverbs 31” woman. She is beautiful and powerful. She inspires me. She works tirelessly in and out of her home; she is wise and kind; and always has enough for those in need.
[She] works with her hands in delight… [She] stretches out her hands to the needy… Strength and dignity are her clothing… She smiles at the future. She opens her mouth in wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue. She looks well to the ways of her household, and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and bless her; Her husband also, and he praises her, saying: “Many daughters have done nobly, but you excel them all. (Proverbs 31: 13, 20, 25-29).