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toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:11:03

MIGHT BE BEING A DRAMA QUEEN BUT, dreading going back to work 2morrow. ds is 6 months, dont know how i will walk out door knowing i wont see him all day- silly me . trying to be positive but feeling upset

hercules Sun 10-Jul-05 09:14:00

The thought of it is far worse than the actual doing. I found that I was so busy I didnt give dd a thought.
Just think of conversations with adults, lunch breaks, going to the loo alone....

toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:16:30

thanks- i am hoping this will be the case. i have a nice job so thats a bonus

hercules Sun 10-Jul-05 09:24:13

What do you do? I'm a teacher so actually didnt get that much adult time anyway or a lunch break either!

toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:24:45

teacher too

hercules Sun 10-Jul-05 09:25:24

snap! Primary or secondary?

hercules Sun 10-Jul-05 09:25:50

take back what I said about adult contact then.

toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:26:47

lol -primary. will be in EY for 2 weeks

Lonelymum Sun 10-Jul-05 09:27:28

Lucky you! I know it will seem hard at first, but as someone who gave up teaching nine years ago to have her family and never went back (well only briefly) I can tell you you are doing the right thing to keep your hand in. You will appreciate your time away and your time with your ds far more.

hercules Sun 10-Jul-05 09:28:02

At least you're only going back for a short while before the holidays and will get full pay for them. I went back one week before Summer Half Term last year.

toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:28:57

yes i am sure i will, and there's always the holidays! did u teach primary too?

toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:29:50

well thats the plan. need the moneynow!! i am really going 2 make the most of the 6 weeks

Lonelymum Sun 10-Jul-05 09:34:15

You have timed your return to work very cleverly! Yes I taught primary. I really should go back, but I can't make up my mind that I want the hassle. When I did briefly return, I found the children I was teaching were so unpleasant, I couldn't wait to get back each day to my own lovely children. That is what I meant about appreciating your own ds more. However, it wasn't good for me as I found I couldn't commit to the job anymore and I gave it up again after four months.

If you have only been away for a short time, I am sure you won't have the same problems as me. Think of the money!

toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:36:49

yes, very lucky timing ! the children in my schol are generally lovely so i am lucky there

toria77 Sun 10-Jul-05 09:36:57

what do u teach hercules?

Ruthiebaby Wed 13-Jul-05 14:31:56

How did it go ?

I'm having to go back next month

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