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Return to work, or retrain

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baby0684 Sun 23-Feb-14 18:21:49

Im due to go back to work after adoption leave in May.
I know I need to go back for at least 3 months. But after that im not sure what I would like to do.

I went to a college open day and there are a few pt courses that I would like to do. Lo is entitled to his 15 hours in September.
I was part time anyway, but would like to severely reduce my hours. Which may not be possible.

I can afford not to go back to work. Money will be tighter. But I can do a college course 1 day a week, get the cleaning out the way while los are at school. Then spend quality time with them.

TheArticFunky Sun 23-Feb-14 18:51:12

What job do you currently do? Do you enjoy it?

baby0684 Sun 23-Feb-14 19:11:19

I work with children. I did enjoy it, but the last few months I was there I just couldnt wait to leave. Not sure if thats just because I wanted some time off. Or it was the job.

My workload was getting more unmanageable, and never had time to breathe some days.

TheArticFunky Sun 23-Feb-14 19:28:00

What are your plans for retraining?

baby0684 Sun 23-Feb-14 20:43:45

I could go to college and do beauty therapy, or car maintenance, or construction. Also professional cooking

I know they all very different. But what im interested in.

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