No one can tell you what’s its like being a parent. No amount of books, tapes, seminars or intimate conversations can prepare you for the major life change that happens after the birth of a child. It’s especially hard for women who have been self-sufficient, self-reliant and independent. After many years of independence and carefree living (other than a job)…BAM…you now have to shift gears and learn the meaning of unselfishness and sacrifice time, energy and money.
Career women are torn between foregoing their ambitions and relinquishing personal dreams, goals and future plans for diapers, daycare and Disney.