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How to leave your teaching job: my resignation letter.

It’s been a term of supply and a term since leaving teaching and I’ve come to the conclusion that it was the right choice for me, I don’t know if it was the right choice for my old class, I do hope that they are getting on well.  657 more words


When mom goes back to work - finding a new rhythm

I officially have a full week of work post maternity leave under my belt. I was feeling like I had never left already by day two… much quicker than I imagined. 1,182 more words


The price of busy and burnout.

More and more I sit across from friends over coffee and they tell me that they are just SO busy. ‘I’m exhausted, I just need to power through the next few months and then things will slow down’ is something I hear all the time. 520 more words


Work/Life Balance

Since Patrick Pichette announced his retirement from Google to spend time with his family, work/life balance seems to be a popular topic of discussion.

So what is the proper work/life balance? 808 more words


Six months of maternity leave is great - six months of PAID leave would be better!

Last Monday was my first day back at work after a gloriously lengthy maternity leave. It was also Sophie’s six month birthday, to the day! 469 more words

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I've done the right thing.

There is a school I’ve supplied at a few times over the past few weeks that has just confirmed to me that leaving teaching as soon as was logistically possible was, if not the wisest idea, definitely the right one. 403 more words