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From Burp Cloth to Briefcase: 12 Tips for New Moms Returning to Work

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Manage Your Expectations


You won't have as much time as you did before for your spouse, your job, your housework, your body, or your friends. Lower the expectations you have of yourself to be all things to everyone and give only what you can. You may not get that big promotion this year, or be able to attend as many girls' nights out, so set your expectations accordingly to avoid disappointment.

Next: Know that It Gets Better

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