Returning to work following having a baby can be the toughest thing, with mixed emotions of guilt for leaving the baby, dread of leaving the baby, excitement of going back to work and being in adult company, guilt for feeling excited and apprehension of having forgotten how to do the day job! Which I think just sums up about a quarter of the emotions you feel! There is no right time to go back to work, it is when you need to financially v’s when you feel ready to v’s when you need to for your own sanity!
We all have our own ways of dealing with going back to work and a lot of it is based on your career, family support, childcare, flexible working arrangements and finances. Whatever you decide to do you are making that choice for yourself and your family. Some points to think about:
Try not to feel guilty (yes I know easier said than done) but you have put into place what you need to, to return to work so it will work out!
Childcare, the choice you ma...