Balancing and Weaving is a fascinating examination of the extraordinary juggling skills of working mothers who balance their obligations to both work and family. Angela Hattery goes beyond a mere description of women’s conflicts of interest and seeks to understand the decision-making process through which they accomplish this balancing.
Chapter 3: Balancing and Weaving to Be a “Good” Mother
In April 1993, I gave birth to our second child, a daughter, Emma. My plan for balancing and weaving my own work and family obligations was to take the summer off after Emma's birth and stay at home with her and her older ...