Very few women manage to have it all; certainly not all at once.
Changes are not only possible and predictable, but to deny them is to be an accomplice to one's own unnecessary vegetation.
I did not give my daughter the kind of childhood anybody would want. The vision of the divided loyalty between a mother and father who don't live together and don't share in decisions is a great depravation for children.
Be willing to shed parts of your previous life. For example, in our 20s, we wear a mask; we pretend we know more than we do. We must be willing, as we get older, to shed cocktail party phoniness and admit, 'I am who I am.'
William Cameron Forbes