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Things I've Learned About Being a Working Mom

April 25, 2012

This morning while I casually glanced at my Mom Agenda (side note: Moms you need one of these. Hurry, add it to your holiday wish list. It's the only way I manage to stay organized!) I noticed the date. April TwentyFifth. It's not a holiday, nor is it a family member's birthday. I don't have any meetings or special appointments today. Yet this day still marks a milestone for me. Two years ago today, I returned to work after having my son. It marked the day I officially became a Working Mom.

Looking back over these past two years, I've learned many things about being a Working Mom that I wish someone had told me, or more specifically, reassured me of.  Here’s a quick rundown of what it’s really like to be a Working Mom:
1.     It hurts your heart to leave your baby the first time you return to work following maternity leave.  There’s no sugarcoating it. YOU WILL CRY. A LOT.
2.     You will not get anything of value accomplished during those first days bac…

Mommy Heidi and Owen

I  was sorting my files in the old PC. Deleting some, and saving some... when I stumble upon this photo files dated 2007. 

This is a photo shoot of a Mother and Son at The Picture Company, Rockwell. I wonder how do they look now because the photos were taken five (5) years ago.

To Owen and Mommy Haydee Abayan-Sy of DLSU-Dasma/ DLS-HSI, this is for you. 

"Motherhood is a choice you make everyday
To put someone else's happiness and well being ahead of your own
To teach the hard lessons to do the right thing
Even when you're not sure what the right thing is...
And to forgive yourself over and over again for doing everything wrong" 
- Donna Bell