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.
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.
New homes also involve a new community, and you should take the time to learn about your new community. What you look for in a community can vary a great deal, depending on your lifestyle and life stage. The downtown high-rise condo that is perfect for young professionals or mature adults may not suit young families. Conversely, suburban communities that are great for families may not offer what singles and retirees are looking for. There’s no ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ community, just the one that’s right for you!
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