So far I have survived my first couple weeks back at work. The little one loves her daycare which has made this transition easy. The hubby drops her off and she is simply "Bye Bye Dada" No tears, just runs to play. She is making new friends, getting active and getting tired out. I think my favorite part of my day is when I pick her up and she smiles and runs for a hug. (Insert heart melting). It's just so sweet.
I was worried about coming back after a year, thinking I wouldn't remember how to do things and how to use the system. We had just implemented a new system the year I was leaving and there were so many changes and a lot of learning. I did pick up the system pretty quickly as I was pretty heavily involved with its transition and creating new report so I knew I had a good base in my head some where. I also conducted several training sessions before I left to help others get up to speed. Still, a year of not even looking at it had me worried.
Turns out, I was worried for nothing. After a week of being back it honestly felt like I never left. Everything I had ever done just came back to me. A bonus, because I had to rebuild several reports after a year of system tweaks and changes caused them not to work anymore. Three weeks in now and despite a lack of sleep I am grooving along.
Brown Butter People! Brown butter in my opinion is a form of liquid gold. Just the smell of it is so wonderful. Nutty and rich, Drool! It requires way more experimentation than I have tried thus far.
I have made brown butter cookies before and honestly they are worth making again and again.