If you’re one of the many moms who work outside the home, you may be feeling some anxiety about going back to work after the birth of your baby. Add questions about how you’ll feed your baby while you’re in the workplace, and it may be overwhelming. Although some moms choose to wean their baby before they go back to work, more and more moms are choosing to continue to breastfeed after they return to work. Whether you’re going back to work in a few weeks, or in a few months, here are some tips to help you set yourself up for breastfeeding success.
The holiday season has drawn to a close, and if your family is anything like mine, you’re staring at a heap of generously given gifts and decorations to put away. And you’re probably thinking: ‘Wow, that’s a lot of stuff!’ That huge influx of new stuff can make a home feel cluttered instantly. Working with my frequently overwhelmed clients to maximize and redesign their spaces, I’ve come up with a simple decluttering method that will help calm any space down quickly, and works perfectly for that pile under the tree.
Working at home can provide a beautiful synchrony of spending quality time with your children and earning a paycheque in the process. It can eliminate the internal stay at home versus working dilemma and allow you to continue to learn and grow alongside your children. Failing to take certain aspects of working from home into consideration, however, can result in disaster. Only time will tell whether working from home will be the best of both worlds for your family, but you can get a jump on some of the most common issues by implementing the strategies outlined here.
Moving a family is stressful and if the relocation comes with another emotional event like a death in the family, divorce or job loss, the transition hardly feels like a party. But while it probably won’t be immediately obvious, with careful planning and generous discussion, your child can benefit from a move.
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