Having It All

Ladies, Let's Move Past the 'Having it All' Debate

r/ally | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Living
r/ally

It's time to put an end to the "having it all" madness. For one, this meaningless term serves only to make the most successful women feel like failures. Rather than stay on track with this meandering debate, we owe it to ourselves, and future generations, to refocus our attentions on real issues: a stubborn wage gap, the under-representation of women in senior roles and covert discrimination in the workplace.

The Sobering Reality

Erica Diamond | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Erica Diamond

"I observe that many people seek happiness "out there." They imagine it will come to them if they get a raise, a new car, a new lover, or something el...

The Pressure To Have It All -- By 30

The Huffington Post Canada | May Warren | Posted 10.15.2013 | Canada Living

Alina Gershuny is a typical professional woman under 30: ambitious, highly educated, and under pressure. “Coming out of school you are like, 'OK...

Women Can Have it All, Soon as We Change the Game

Barbara Stegemann | Posted 12.28.2012 | Canada Living
Barbara Stegemann

We are shifting out of the patriarchy. The old model built for men does not work for us women as we read in Anne-Marie Slaughter's piece, "Why Women Still Can't Have it All." I admire Slaughter. Except there is one major difference that allows me to have it all; I am a Social Entrepreneur. I don't take this for granted and invite women to design the world they wish to live in.

What Does "Having it All" Mean for Men?

Aviva Rubin | Posted 09.15.2012 | Canada
Aviva Rubin

Jim Power, school principal of the elite all-male Upper Canada College (UCC), recently wrote that boys need to know they can't have it all either. The fathers Power meets talk about the pressure they're under -- how they badly want to find time to watch their child "master a new acrobatic trick," that they often experience a "tug at their hearts that they keep to themselves." What about the other 99.99 per cent of parenting responsibilities?