Posts tagged "maternity leave"

Women Fear Sharing Pregnancy With Employers: Do You Know Your Family and Medical Leave Act Rights?

Women Fear Sharing Pregnancy With Employers: Do You Know Your Family and Medical Leave Act Rights?
Parenting Without A Parachute is pleased to introduce Shari, our new contributing columnist! Shari is a thirty-something new mom, enjoying the challenges of raising a preemie baby. As graphic designer for a luxury travel company, she is lucky to work from home. She proudly wears the badge of a hockey wife and one day will... Read more »

A Birth Story, Part Two: Pain Meds and Pride

A Birth Story, Part Two: Pain Meds and Pride
I am starting to realize I expect too much of myself. And after the debacle of my first week postpartum, I believed¬† despite my spinal headache, a week off for maternity leave was a reasonable amount of time to recover. Week two of my postpartum recovery seemed less head pain and more lower back pain.... Read more »