Essays, Happiness, Personal Development, Working Mom

Tips for Transitioning Back to Work after Maternity Leave.

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… Continue reading Tips for Transitioning Back to Work after Maternity Leave.

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Firefighter Wife, grief, Grounding, Happiness, Physical Wellness, Working Mom

The 5 Things You Can Do to Cope with Stressful Life Events

   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… Continue reading The 5 Things You Can Do to Cope with Stressful Life Events

Grounding, Happiness, Working Mom

The First Week Back at Work after Maternity Leave – How I Got Through the Sadness

  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