"Getting Past Working-Mom Guilt"

When I returned to work after adopting, I worried about bonding. But it's clear that my son knows who his mommy is.

The decision to return to work after adopting
The day arrived. I walked out the door, looking back at my infant son nestled in the arms of "the other woman." How could someone so tiny have so much power over me? The decision can be excruciating, for any mother. But after waiting, hoping, and praying for months — or years — to add to your family through adoption, it seems ludicrous to think of spending a single moment, let alone the entire day, five days a week, away ...

A new mother learns that she can go back to work and still retain the title of “Mom.”


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