Why this mother is still a surgeon
Why does she work? It’s a question that she must answer, for it begs itself every time she picks him up from daycare.
She always finds him happy there. And yet that — selfishly? — is part of what tears at her. Shouldn’t she be the one making him happy at 11 months?
It’s more important to her than any other role that she plays – she wants to be everything that …