"I feel a little guilty that I don't want to stay home with my daughter. I love her more than I could have understood before she came along, and I guess I'm expressing that by getting her into the shmanciest daycare money can buy, which feels just so disgustingly capitalist that I don't even want to think about it. On good days staying home is so tempting. But I'm really glad this article came out now, to reinforce to me that "opting out" was never a choice that made sense for me or for most of the women discussed, who so smugly claimed it did ten years ago. I'd rather be a role model for my daughter than a cautionary tale..."
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