Surviving Unpaid Maternity Leave

In some countries we are lucky enough to receive some sort of payment when we become a parent. I am very lucky that in Australia, we receive a 12 week bonus and that has contributed to surviving my one year maternity leave. It was definitely hard going down to one income and at times, we did feel the pressure. There were many times I contemplated cutting my leave short. Continue reading “Surviving Unpaid Maternity Leave”

End of Maternity Leave Anxiety

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My one year maternity leave is coming to an end and I am headed back to work next week. I am getting anxious and nervous. It’s not because I don’t want to go back. I love my job and I am excited about being able to interact with adults again. I am suffering from separation anxiety and wonder how it’ll affect my relationship with my daughter. Continue reading “End of Maternity Leave Anxiety”