Day 5: “The Mommy Track”

(Content note: today’s entry is brought to you by bitterness over my technical difficulties, hence its lateness, and questionable taste. Professional Parents beware.)


They say there are so many ways to get ahead these days. She’d heard about them all: business seminars, professional development conferences. Articles on Yahoo News specifically tailored to Today’s Corporate Woman. How to be a VP in Five Years. Start Your Own Business Now.

Grad school, internships, consulting.  Learn to network like a pro. Or…

You could sell your soul to an immortal Star Being with six legs and tentacles for eyes who will guarantee you career success and longevity in exchange for just one thing: the life of your firstborn child.

She was really going to miss Jasper.


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