Today I’m going to address some of the barriers we have to learning. I see students run up against barriers to learning when they are immersed in courses at the University level. I wrote an article about it on Linked In today, but I decided to adapt it for the Great Maternity Leavers too, because… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: How to get over being a rookie mom that makes mistakes.
Good morning great maternity leavers! So in the spirit of growth, learning and always working at things, I am signed up for a course on happiness! I am taking Happiness Basics, a course designed by the Red Deer Primary Care Network and being piloted on the University of Campus. We had our first 90 minute… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Sign up for a Course on Happiness!
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. … Continue reading The First Week Back at Work after Maternity Leave – How I Got Through the Sadness
What you'll learn in this article: Learn the three reasons people are so judgemental. Why moms can be so intense. A powerful perspective to help release the power of others' opinions, and a technique you can use every time someone (unhelpfully) lets you know what they think without you giving them permission. Oh, and… Continue reading Freeing Yourself From Other Moms’ Judgements
Why read this? I teach you how to ask for what you need with power and confidence. I teach you how to avoid the slippery slope of resentment during your maternity leave. I went into labour with my firstborn at 11pm. After a long hard labour, she was born at 6pm the next evening. That night,… Continue reading Great Maternity Leave Coaching: How to ASK and GET what you NEED from your Partner.
Early in the maternity leave days, I found it hard to have the time to read. This was frustrating for me as a lifelong learner, because I had a deep need to continue learning, growing and exploring topics. Though I was undergoing a steep parenting learning curve, I wanted to continue to learn about things… Continue reading What I learnt From Watching 30 TED Talks in 30 Days.