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
- Job changes
- Child care
- 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.