Toward the end of my three-month maternity leave I must admit that I was excited that I had gotten a call from my manager asking me to participate on a conference call for a project I’d be on when I got back to work. “They still need me!” I thought and beamed with pride at the request.
I planned it all out. I’d put my son down for a nap about 15 minutes before to make sure he was in full on snooze. His room was next to the home office and I could close the door so he wouldn’t be disturbed. It’d be perfect and I was about to prove to myself that I could do it ALL!