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Cathy Newman: why women can have it all

Professional women need to trust their spouses to do the childcare--and earn a lot

By Cathy Newman   December 2015

Anne-Marie Slaughter found juggling a high-level government job with family life impossible. © REUTERS/Ruben Sprich

I remember agonising, the day before I had lunch with Tony Blair for the first time, over what my opening question to him should be. Something about Iraq? Or something more lateral and icebreaking—about his kids, maybe, or his taste in pop music? In the event I staggered into No 10 just in time to ask his aides where the…

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