2019 was my first year as both a teacher and a parent. What a year it was!
My second pregnancy started half way through my first year back teaching after my first round of maternity leave – at a new school no less. This pregnancy progressed with more difficulty than my first, and I eventually had to…
I have just under two months left of maternity leave. By a grand coincidence, I shall be returning to work at the beginning of the school year, which means I can start fresh along with the rest of the school,…
Such a big change in routine and identity. Who knew I’d miss it so much!
I am currently teaching on contract with Education Queensland, not permanent, which makes maternity leave a stressful situation. Here is what you can do to make sure you can access the paid maternity leave through Ed QLD, even if you’re not permanent.
Every teacher knows the struggles of being at school while feeling sick. Kudos to those ladies who have survived through the seemingly endless torment of morning sickness! Here is how I’ve dealt with mine.
Guess what folks – we are expecting a beautiful bundle of joy in January 2018! Once I got past the excitement, my thoughts turned to what this means for my teaching.