Basic has a bad rep. But I’m here to debunk it, and tell you why basic’s not so bad after all.
Over the past few weeks, particularly in the work environment, I’ve had people — both men and women — light-heartedly say something along the lines of, “You’re so lucky, when the baby comes you get a 3 month vacation!” while referring to my upcoming maternity leave. Each time, I’ve been taken aback and honestly haven’t been sure how to react.
Vacation?! Hold up, hold up. Let’s pause right there and set the record straight.