Maternity Leave Tips

Maternity Leave Tips

I've officially been back at work longer than I was on maternity leave. And ironically, if I were at my old job, this would be right around the time I would be returning to work. The end of maternity leave came out of nowhere this time around, which makes sense since it was 8 weeks versus 20 weeks. Since this was my second time around, I was able to hit the ground running without the false expectations I had as a mom-to-be. Oh that silly naïve almost mom, thinking Maternity Leave was going to be this glorious and relaxing time. Oh how the mighty have fallen. Here are some maternity leave tips and hacks to help you survive.
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Lessons from a mom of two

Lessons from a mom of two

Being a parent is hard. Being a parent of two is exhausting. It's been four months since Gregory joined us and life has not given me a chance to breathe. In these past four months, I've discovered a few interesting and harsh lessons that I think we all need to hear sometimes.
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Accepting a Job Offer While Pregnant

Accepting a Job Offer While Pregnant

As someone who has always tried to follow a path in life and prides herself on staying three steps ahead, when I do something out of my comfort zone, I tend to fill with more anxiety than you can imagine. So, of course, this means, parenthood has been a constant struggle of not being able to control life. I guess the positive thing about it all, though, is that I'm learning to live outside of the path I thought I needed to stay on. And all of this brings me to yesterday and what it represents.
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Hi There, I’m Lisa

I jumped head first into mommyland, fully prepared to rock it, and ended up bellyflopping in the deep end.

Mommyhood is a crazy adventure. Pour yourself a glass of wine or a mug of coffee (or a mug of wine, because sometimes it’s much more satisfying to drink wine when you have a handle), and lets figure out this parenting thing as we go along.

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