Towards the end of my pregnancy, I was always being questioned about maternity leave. Are you going to start your leave before the baby is born? How long are you going to take off? Continue reading “surviving your first week back from maternity leave”
Dear opinionated stranger/friend/relative,
If I could overcome my fear of confrontation I would probably tell you I’m not interested in your “expert knowledge” the moment you decide to share it with me, but until then I hope this letter finds you well.
If you’re wondering if this letter is directed to you, I’ll make it easy for you. If you have ever started a statement to a pregnant woman, or a new mom with “wait until” and followed it with some assortment of negative verbiage or if you have ever felt compelled to give your unasked for advice, then maybe you should continue reading this. Continue reading “an open letter to the “wait until-ers””