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Last week of maternity leave. Sigh.

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I hear you. I just came back full time at the beginning of this month for the 2nd time...it wasn’t really any easier than the 1st. You can do it. Don’t feel bad for having to leave earlier than others bc you have to go to the daycare. If you’re pumping, block off your calendar as “busy” at those times... You got this, momma.

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Sigh indeed 😔 Be kind to yourself when you return to work...it’s a tough transition back. Ask for flex schedule if you can, that’s one thing I regret.

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I had the good sense to addresss this two months ago and do have a flex schedule but only for about a month. Should help though. I just really enjoyed my leave and would take the year if I could.

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I loved going back. I sat in my pumping room and watched a movie!

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You will miss your baby but enjoy talking to adults again! Work is a breeze compared to being a full time mom!

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I AM looking forward to reading all my New Yorkers on the train it’s been so long!

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Sending positive vibes your way! Set boundaries and don’t be apologetic!

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