Helping new parents transition back to work

  • Posted on: 29 March 2015
  • By: rachelburns

When your friends have a baby, you want to jump in and help right away . . . just like everyone else. New parents are often overwhelmed with support in the first few weeks, but then in a few months the help, visits and food become less frequent as friends and family assume they've gotten the hang of their new lifestyle. And very likely they have gotten a hang of this new, stay-at-home parent lifestyle, but then what happens when dad goes back to work after paternity leave? Then a few weeks or months later when mom goes back to work from maternity leave?