Dear 21 year old Olivia,
Don’t get pregnant in your last year at university. It’s not a good idea. You’ll have to juggle starting your law career (we both know that’s what your destined for) and childcare, and I can definitively tell you that childcare is absolutely the hardest part of all of this.
Daddy and I thought we had it sussed. We arranged for an au pair to stay with us while I go off to study my BPTC, the last educational training I have to undergo to become a barrister. In principle, it was a brilliant idea. Cheap childcare, flexible hours, help with speaking French and reminding us to speak French to you. Continue reading “Letter Thirty Eight: university and motherhood are hard to juggle…”