We were told we could have it all. Our feminist foremothers said so and even our mothers agreed, suggesting we could be loving wives, caring mothers and kick-arse bosses if we wanted. We could be, they whispered, superwomen.
And so we tried. By the ’90s, superwoman was in full flight. She cooked, she cleaned, she led board meetings and raced home for bedtime stories with the kids.
Journalist Allison Pearson wrote a best-selling novel about the experience (aptly titled I Don’t Know How She Does It), and a slew of film and TV characters (Sex andthe City’s Miranda Hobbes and Brother & Sisters’ SarahWhedon) followed suit…….
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