Diary of an SLP Mommy: Mother’s Guilt

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I'm returning to work after spending some time home with my daughter, and this SLP mommy is definitely feeling some mother's guilt. Who else can relate? Click through to read more about my feelings on this topic.

Well…summer is over and this SLP mommy is back at work.

Although this is my second time doing it, I have a whole different set of emotions about it.

I'm returning to work after spending some time home with my daughter, and this SLP mommy is definitely feeling some mother's guilt. Who else can relate? Click through to read more about my feelings on this topic.

I return back to work after spending each day running around and trying to keep my toddler entertained.  She is now aware if I'm around or not.  She is walking and learning to talk.  Hey, that's what we LOVE to watch and witness!  But wait, I have to return and not see it all day?

I love my job and I love that I can help provide for my family.  I know when my daughter gets older she will understand that.   However, I cannot help but feel guilty for this decision.  I know this is normal.  I know millions of other mothers, not just SLP mommies, have felt this way before me.  Let's stick together this school year and make a difference, let's make each day count for our speech students.

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