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Hi ho, hi ho

It’s off to work mom goes. (Yes, new parents tend to talk about themselves in the third person.)

Do I have to go?? Yes. Do I want to? No. Eliza will be exactly one month old the same day I go back to work. It doesn’t seem fair. Why are maternity leave policies in this country so horrible (or non-existent)? I could have had the semester off, sure, UNPAID. That didn’t make sense with diapers, wipes, and formula to buy. Oh well. I guess going back to work will make me treasure spending time with her even more than I do already.

2 replies on “Hi ho, hi ho”

It went okay! It was hard to be away from her, but I think it’ll be fine once I get used to it. Luckily, she’s with her dad when I’m not around. Mentally, it was hard for me to concentrate on work when I wanted to be with her!

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