Maternity Leave: Week Two

The first week of maternity leave was punctuated primarily by phone calls from my loved ones; “Any news?  Any twinges?  Anything!?!”  I spent the entire week fielding calls and staying close to home in the distinct fear that at any moment this baby COULD ARRIVE. Which meant I did the sum…

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Maternity Leave: Why I Cried When I Left Work

Ten days ago I started my maternity leave.  Or as my loving husband says, I went on holiday.  I left the office on a Wednesday with a pile of cards and a hamper of baby goodies but for various reasons I still had some management training on the Thursday and…

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Let’s Get Nesting

Firmly into the third trimester, we’re 29 weeks in and up to our eyeballs in paint.  In the heady pre-pregnancy days, back when bending was comfortable and evening activities went beyond passing out on the sofa at 8pm, I decorated our smallest bedroom to make it into the office and…

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