Growing up, the only tattoos I saw were in movies (usually the bad guy) or on TV. Years of living and working in Seattle have largely erased any biases or misconceptions I had about tattoos, because I know that a tattoo can mean anything from “I just love dolphins,” to “I want to honor my mom with her name on my bicep.” Tattoos are just another way to express oneself, and our generation is embracing it.

My partner and I reevaluated our life priorities. Here’s why we are pulling back from our careers for now.

Becoming parents was a reality check

The Women’s March is almost here. These are the hard questions I must ask of the movement.

As a white woman, I can’t risk repeating the failures of our past

I craved being a mom. I wasn’t prepared to hate parenting.

I felt ashamed to tell anyone that I was feeling anything less than total, overwhelming love