My littlest started nursery last week. My middle daughter started school. And my eldest returned to school (in a cast thanks to an end of summer hols accident!).
In the 10 years I’ve been running my own business, I’ve been on maternity leave three times. It definitely causes huge disruption to the business. Three times taking chunks of time away, then working to get myself back out there.
I’ve worked through each maternity leave, but as minimally as I can. You can’t get the baby days back after all (sob!).
Last week signalled the start of returning to a three day week (I’ve done no more than three days since my eldest, now 6yrs, was born). Back to normality. And, I guess what makes it different this time is that I’m 99.9999999999% certain there’ll be no more maternity leave disrupting the business flow.
So, it’s definitely the end of one era. But also very much the start of a new one.
And I’m really excited about this new era! Whilst on ‘maternity leave’ this third time, I came up with an idea, which I’m going to be releasing in February 2020. I don’t want to give too much away too soon, but I honestly can’t wait to get it out there! There’s a fair bit of work to do and I want to get it right, hence the February launch date.
I know it’s going to revolutionise my working life. It’s going to mean I can help an awful lot more businesses achieve social media success too!
In the meantime, there’ll be webinars you can join me in online. I’ll be out and about delivering training and speaking at events. And you should see much more of me on social media too!
Let the new era commence!!!!