Relax. Take a deep breath. Visualise a calm stream running through your mind. Fawns gallop amidst pixie dusted marshmallow trees. And imagine a world where your three-year-old doesn’t watch you pooping. Bliss, right?
Ages ago, while I was climbing the corporate ladder, I remember hearing a heap of news articles on the radio, the telly and in conversation everywhere – all about how women had to choose between having a career or a having a family. Like, everyone was saying it. It was everywhere. And I thought ‘oh, what a shame’ and went on my merry ignorant way.
And then I decided I wanted kids. Oh dear. What was a girl to do?