Tag Archives: maternity leave

The Old and the Beautiful

My regulars know I’ve been re-acclimating to work.  Most everyone has been very nice.  They say it’s nice to have me back and ask about Felix and Stella.  It has really been a pleasant homecoming of sorts. But you know … Continue reading

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On Again/Office Again

Today has been my reentry day.   The whole thing didn’t play out the way I thought but you would think I’d be used to that by now.   I honestly didn’t think I’d get all emotional and weepy.  I did.  It wasn’t as bad today as yesterday … Continue reading

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Whine and a Half Weeks

Day8:  The Weeping Sickness is subsiding, replaced by extreme irritation and malaise.  The adults find ourselves yelling “no” with alarming frequency, typically directed at the 2 year old.  It is estimated that out of every 100 words uttered, a minimum … Continue reading

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Leggo My Echo Echo Echo Echo

I feel as if I’m slowly being driven mad.  I knew maternity leave this time would be a different experience.  Last time it was mainly my mom and I for about 10 days, taking turns with Stella, and watching whatever … Continue reading

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The View(ing)

From time to time during my life, I’ve had the opportunity and strange embarrassing desire to indulge in some rotten TV.  Way back when in college and grad school, I whiled away hours and hours on House Hunters on HGTV and just … Continue reading

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Eyes Wide Shut In

Note:  I have a fun (to me) massive Xmas post but as I’m at the office a.k.a. the Cellular Bowels of Hell, I’m unable to email myself the pictures I want to include.  Stay tuned for that one. One of … Continue reading

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Hi ho, hi ho…..

One week from now, I have to return to work.  The very thought of having to leave Stella makes me feel weepy.  Understand that I’ve always been pretty career-oriented.  I felt funny leaving the office for the last time before … Continue reading

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