More women than ever before are going back to work soon after having a baby. And no matter what their job, making the transition from home to work can be really challenging. Whether dealing with day-to-day dilemmas like spitup on their power suits or big-picture problems like the cost of child care, new moms need relief! Written in a friendly and encouraging tone, this guide is all a stressed-out mother needs to organize her life so everyone’s happy—including herself! From prebaby planning to after-baby adjustments, this book covers it all, including:
FMLA and maternity leave
Temporary schedules and career planning
Responsibilities at home
Caring for yourself
Considering a new job
Choosing to quit
Dealing with unexpected or special challenges
With this book by their side, new mothers can have their careers—and be great moms, too!
Paula Peters (Kansas City, MO) is a young mother, full-time entrepreneur, and writer who understands the challenges of managing a young baby while still tackling a full day of work at the office. After delivering her baby boy in 2006, Paula returned to work full-time as the owner and manager of Peters Writing Services, Inc. To this day, Peters successfully balances her life using a flex-time schedule to ensure she gets the job done—both at the office and at home.