Being a single working mom is already hard on its own. Being a single working mom away from your child/ren is doubly hard. Some people would think that we have it easy since someone else takes care of our child, that we can live the life the way we used to. But that is not the case. Well, not for me anyway. I have a very supportive family who takes care of my son while I work. The thing is, they live more than a 100 miles away from me. That is about 6 hours’ commute by regular bus, 4-5 […]
I have a few topics in my head that I have been wanting to blog about and as much as I would really want to do one right now, it seems that my brain is now in limbo and I am sure that I won’t be able to get a coherent thought out of my dried up brain cells. This week was the start of the long, rigorous process of system migration testing at work. Fourth day into the first stage and issues are piling up faster than the speed of light (Kidding! but you get my drift). It is Frustrating, […]
I am now a single working mom. I went back to work last Monday, after a 60-calendar-day maternity leave. Last Monday was the first time that Zaine was out of my sight for longer than an hour. And it was so hard to leave the house, I tell ya. My Mom almost had to literally kick me out of the house just so I leave. You see, I have been hands-on with my son for the duration of my leave. He has not left my sight for more than an hour. And leaving him for a few hours so I […]
It feels like it was just yesterday when I started my maternity leave. And it seems like it was just yesterday when I was impatiently waiting for my son to arrive and it seemed like it was just yesterday when I actually met him in person. I can still remember the anticipation of his arrival, the excitement, the impatience.
Sixty days has come and gone in a blink of an eye. It seems too short a time to really get to know my son and to spend time with him before the real world comes knocking.