How long after returning from mat leave did you feel fully back mentally? How long until your performance was back to normal?

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Honestly, I have a 4 and 7 year old and still don’t feel totally back in my previous groove. But others see me as high performing, so I don’t sweat it too much.


Thank you for posting this. I thought I was alone feeling like I’ve lost my groove. Fearing I’ll be canned


Ditto! I’ve been back a month and feel like I’m doing horribly and also just don’t care and am not motivated 🤷🏻‍♀️


@D2. I’m back just shy of a year and still feel the same way. I keep thinking how I would love to take a PT gig and spend as much time with my girl as I can while she’s little and loves cuddling!


I have been back for 3mos...still not back to normal yet. I figure 6mos would be a good target.


~5 months

About two months - forced into the role given project leadership really freaking sucked 🤬🤯

No, 6M from birth.

6 months fully back mentally. Performance is not back to normal yet and I’m at 8 months right now....

6 months

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