I am a new mother with a PhD in Genetics from Cambridge University. I have been working in Biotech/Pharma companies for more than 10 years. At crossroads now wondering who gets an upper hand in defining me- work or parenting!
Having a baby, looking after the house and juggling work - does 'planning' help a working mom do it all? Or is there another way?
Life changes irrevocably for a young mom, and so much of daily time gets assigned to taking care of the baby. But should we lose out on our 'self' in this?
A few months ago I had written an article on how guilty I feel at being a working mother and how I am always at war with myself with regards to this. Here's my story of learning to prioritize for creating a positive experience for myself.
At some point, every mother doubts if she is being a good mother, especially when she faces so much scrutiny. Anu Ravi shares her experiences of feeling judged - and rising above it.
I want to be with my baby all the time, but I want to continue working at my well paying and extremely interesting career, one that has defined me for so long. What do I do?
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