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Apps That I Found Useful During Maternity Leave

Posted on December 16, 2017

I want to share some applications that I found useful while I was on maternity leave. I was very busy with the baby, and extremely tired. So, things like walking the dog, grocery shopping, and going to the gym were difficult to complete while everyone was out at work.  Groceries During my pregnancy, I read blogs that shared advice on preparing plenty of food before the baby arrived. Needless to say, I was not that prepared. Actually, I didn’t think it would be too hard to cook with a new born. It wasn’t until after a baby I realized why they shared this advice. I was tired, hungry, and very busy with the baby. The last thing I wanted to do was go to…


Return to Work

Posted on July 21, 2017

After taking 17 weeks of maternity-leave, I learned two things: It is tough being a stay-at-home mom taking care of a baby. It is also tough leaving your baby at daycare. So, I returned to work and I was, “on the bench.” If you are in the consulting world, you will know that this is a time for employees to find a project to work on. I enjoyed working at the home office vs. client sites because there were many events going on, free breakfast in the morning as well as their free Starbucks machines and so on and so on… I guess there are some perks. This was my first time on the bench and I was nervous. The kid beside me didn’t…