Posts tagged "Maternity Leave"

Back to work

To quote famous South Side philosopher and friend Robin Baumgarten: “Maternity leave is great, except for the taking care of the kids part.” I’m 4 days or as my 5 year old says “3 wake ups” from going back to work. Precisely the “wake ups” are my biggest fear. It’s not the same to feed... Read more »

Maternity Leave

When I was pregnant with my daughter, I went to talk to HR about maternity leave. I was told that my company didn’t offer maternity leave, that it fell under “short term disability”.  I was appalled, “I’m having a child, not getting major surgery.” I couldn’t believe the implication that giving birth was a disability.... Read more »