Breast reduction, weight loss and fashion… All in one post. Wow. Coffee is kicking in today and it’s not even 9am! So one of the things I bought for surgery last week was a black button up shirt dress (my FAV wardrobe staple and it was really just an excuse to buy another one haha.)… Read More Learning to Dress my Body After Breast Reduction and Finding a Fashion Sense after Three Babies.
As Maternity Leave #3 came to an end last week I was struck with the bittersweet nature of it. Any change and transition is wonderful, but also can be hard. This is my third time going back to work after a full year of maternity leave. What people don’t mention is that the whole end… Read More Tips for Transitioning Back to Work after Maternity Leave.
Early motherhood is busy. There is a hell of a lot of stuff to do on the surface, and in the day-to-day. I said to my husband the other day that just managing the clothing (washing, putting away, picking up) of two toddlers and a baby is fully a part-time job that takes up at… Read More On Figuring out What Your Greater Purpose is, or Finding the Meaning of Your Life.
The other day, a student in my office introduced me to the Passion Planner. She seemed surprised that I did not know what it was (luckily my students keep me up to date with the times!) I AM SURPRISED I did not know about it! The moment she pulled a beautifully inscribed journal out… Read More The Passion Planner is one of the Greatest Time Management Products I’ve Seen for Busy Moms.
I spent the final month before returning to work alternating between mixed emotions (Excited! Sad! Scared! Happy! Yes! No!) about going back to work. I kept myself busy and constantly reminded myself to focus on the present moment and just enjoy my time with the kids. What is the point of trying to anticipate… Read More The 5 Things You Can Do to Cope with Stressful Life Events
This week is a HUGE week for me this week. I’ve wavered back and forth, wondering if I should go into the week casual, and not put too much significance in it… or whether I should honour the significance of it and treat it as a big deal. MATERNITY LEAVE IS OVER. … Read More The First Week Back at Work after Maternity Leave – How I Got Through the Sadness