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My learning journey while on maternity leave

Almost nine months ago, I gave birth to our daughter. A few weeks before then, I had started my maternity leave and since then has been the longest time (since I've started working) that I've been away from the testing world. I made a conscious choice to step back from testing while on maternity leave and not try to up-skill in that area during what little free-time I did have. Babies like to be constantly entertained it seems; or at least - mine does. However, I really enjoy learning - learning languages, new skills, about people and broadening my horizon. Therefore, I decided to still have a learning journey on maternity leave, but with some adaptions. Reading It's a great way to wind down in the evenings. Here is my Goodreads profile . Some of my favourite books that I've read since I've started maternity leave include: Don't Make Me Think: A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability by Steve Krug  The Power of Moments: Why Certain Experiences Have