Leaning Out

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Deciding to opt out of your career can mean more than a few sleepless nights. My decision to step away from my career to spend more time with my son — as well as finish the novel that had occupied the back of my mind for ten years — was a hard decision to make. I was an independent […]

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There is a saying that in order to live a creative life you have to give up certainty. The first few weeks after saying good-bye to my tech career, I found myself uncomfortable. Gone was the frantic schedule that started at 7 a.m. and ended at 7 p.m. No longer was I driven by someone […]


It took three years of infertility and two miscarriages to realize I couldn’t have it all. Growing up, I was told that I could do anything I set my mind to. I am from the generation of young girls who were encouraged to do well in school and play sports. One of the few pieces […]