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Two good reads while on maternity leave

When I was on maternity leave with my second child, I began to ponder the phrase “work-life balance.” A lot has been written on the subject, and in many cases the term is hotly debated.

Balancing a newborn in one hand, a cookie in the other — the near-perfect food for this mother — and my Nook in my third hand, I dove headlong into two juxtaposed reads on the subject of work and motherhood. A third hand you ask? Yes, because that is what’s required of mothers these days.

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